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  1. Anna May Wong
    Pioneering Chinese American actress Anna May Wong made more than sixty films, headlined theater and vaudeville productions, and even starred in her own television show. Her work helped shape racial modernity as she embodied the... Learn More
    Published: 19th April 2019
    Hardback | £82.00
    Paperback | £17.99
  2. From Confinement to Containment
    During the early part of the Cold War, Japan emerged as a model ally, and Japanese Americans were seen as a model minority. From Confinement to Containment examines the work of four Japanese and Japanese/American artists and writers... Learn More
    Published: 19th February 2019
    Hardback | £91.00
    Paperback | £33.00
  3. Where I Have Never Been
    In researching accounts of diasporic Chinese offspring who returned to their parents' ancestral country, author Patricia Chu learned that she was not alone in the experience of growing up in America with an abstract affinity to... Learn More
    Published: 4th January 2019
    Hardback | £86.00
    Paperback | £33.00
  4. Sticky Rice: A Politics of Intraracial Desire
    Cynthia Wu's provocative Sticky Rice examines representations of same-sex desires and intraracial intimacies in some of the most widely read pieces of Asian American literature. Analyzing canonical works such as John Okada's No-No... Learn More
    Published: 31st August 2018
    Hardback | £78.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  5. America's Vietnam
    America's Vietnam challenges the prevailing genealogy of Vietnam's emergence in the American imagination—one that presupposes the Vietnam War as the starting point of meaningful Vietnamese-U.S. political and cultural involvements.... Learn More
    Published: 12th July 2018
    Hardback | £82.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  6. Unsettled
    After surviving the Khmer Rouge genocide, followed by years of confinement to international refugee camps, as many as 10,000 Southeast Asian refugees arrived in the Bronx during the 1980s and '90s. Unsettled chronicles the unfinished... Learn More
    Published: 26th October 2015
    Hardback | £66.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  7. The Asian American Avant-Garde
    The Asian American Avant-Garde is the first book-length study that conceptualizes a long-neglected canon of early Asian American literature and art. Audrey Wu Clark traces a genealogy of counter-universalism in short fiction,... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2015
    Hardback | £71.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  8. Racial Feelings
    In Racial Feelings, Jeffrey Santa Ana examines how Asian American narratives communicate and critique—to varying degrees—the emotions that power the perception of Asians as racially different. Santa Ana explores... Learn More
    Published: 12th June 2015
    Hardback | £75.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  9. Creating a Buddhist Community
    The Wat Thai Buddhist Temple in Silicon Valley was founded in 1983 by a group of predominantly middle-class men and women with different ethnic and racial identities. The temple, which functions as a religious, social, economic,... Learn More
    Published: 10th April 2015
    Hardback | £75.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  10. Unquiet Tropes
    Until quite recently, Asian American literary criticism had little to do with form. Instead, the tendency was to bind the literary tradition to identity formation. For Elda Tsou, however, the distinctions of ethnic writing extend... Learn More
    Published: 27th March 2015
    Hardback | £71.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  11. Making a Global Immigrant Neighborhood
    Based on more than a decade of research, Making a Global Immigrant Neighborhood charts the evolution of Sunset Park--with a densely concentrated working-poor and racially diverse immigrant population--from the late 1960s to its... Learn More
    Published: 13th June 2014
    Hardback | £75.00
  12. Making a Global Immigrant Neighborhood
    Based on more than a decade of research, Making a Global Immigrant Neighborhood charts the evolution of Sunset Park--with a densely concentrated working-poor and racially diverse immigrant population--from the late 1960s to its... Learn More
    Published: 13th June 2014
    Paperback | £26.99
  13. Serial Fu Manchu
    The evil mastermind—and master of disguise—Fu Manchu has long threatened to take over the world. In the past century, his dastardly plans have driven serialized novels, comic books, films, and TV. Yet this sinister... Learn More
    Published: 5th November 2013
    Hardback | £80.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  14. East is West and West is East
    Hardback | £63.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  15. Transnationalizing Viet Nam
    Vietnamese diasporic relations affect—and are directly affected by—events in Viet Nam. In Transnationalizing Viet Nam, Kieu-Linh Caroline Valverde explores these connections, providing a nuanced understanding of this... Learn More
    Published: 5th October 2012
    Hardback | £63.00
    Paperback | £22.99
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