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Asian America : a primary source reader / edited by Cathy J. Schlund-Vials, K. Scott Wong, Jason Oliver Chang.

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New Haven : Yale University Press, [2017]
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1 online resource (xii, 321 pages) : illustrations, map
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Editors' Note -- Asian American History: An Introduction -- Part I: Immigration, Migration, and Citizenship -- The Naturalization Act of 1790 -- Patrick Lafcadio Hearn, "Saint Malo: A Lacustrine Village in Louisiana" -- People v. Hall (1854) -- Joining the Tracks for the First Transcontinental Railway, Promontory, Utah Territory, 1869 -- Anti-Chinese Immigration and Naturalization Laws -- The Page Act of 1875 -- In re Ah Yup (1878) -- The Chinese Exclusion Act (1882) -- The Scott Act of 1888 -- The Geary Act of 1892 -- United States v. Wong Kim Ark (1898) -- The 1902 Scott Act -- Gentlemen's Agreement of 1907 -- Immigration Act of 1917 (Barred Zone Act) -- Takao Ozawa v. United States (1922) -- United States v. Bhagat Singh Thind (1923) -- The Johnson- Reed Immigration Act (1924) -- The Philippine Independence Act (Tydings- McDuffie Act) (1934) -- The Magnuson Act (1943) -- The 1945 War Brides Act -- The McCarran- Walter Act (1952) -- The Hart-Celler Act (1965) -- The Indochina Migration and Refugee Assistance Act (1975) -- The Refugee Act of 1980 -- Statement on Signing the American Competiveness in the Twenty-F irst Century Act (2000) -- Olesia Plokhii and Tom Mashberg, "Cambodian-Americans Confronting Deportation" -- Recommended Resources -- Part II: War and Imperialism -- "Benevolent Assimilation" Proclamation (1898) -- Queen Liliuokalani's Letter of Protest -- C.B. Munson, "Japanese on the West Coast" -- John Franklin Carter, "Memorandum on C.B. Munson's Report 'Japanese on the West Coast'" -- Department of the U.S. Army, "How to Spot a Jap" -- Anti-Japan War Posters -- Executive Order No. 9066 (1942) -- A Declaration of Policy of the Japanese American Citizens League (1942) -- Dorothea Lange, Internment Photographs -- Leave Clearance Interview Questions (1943).
Statement of United States Citizen of Japanese Ancestry (1943) -- Korematsu v. United States (1944) -- John Okada, No- No Boy (1957) -- Dean Acheson, "Speech on the Far East" (1950) -- Harry S. Truman's Address on the Situation in Korea (1950) -- Gulf of Tonkin Resolution (1964) -- My Lai Massacre: Court Testimony -- Vietnam War Images -- Eddie Adams, "General Nguyen Ngoc Loan Executing a Viet Cong Prisoner in Saigon" (1968) -- Nick Ut (Huynh Cong Ut), "The Terror of War" (1972) -- Hubert Van Es, "Fall of Saigon" (1975) -- Don Bartletti, "Vietnamese Refugees Arrive at Camp Pendleton" (1975) -- 1.5-Generation Southeast Asian American Writers -- Bryan Thao Worra -- Bao Phi -- Anida Yoeu Ali -- Brief of Amicus Curia F ered Korematsu (2003) -- Recommended Resources -- Part III: Race, Rights, and Representation -- Chang and Eng Advertisements -- Mark Twain, Roughing It -- "The Chinese Question" and Political Cartoons -- Rough on Rats -- Rock Springs Massacre (1885) -- American Federation of Labor, Some Reasons for Chinese Exclusion: Meat vs. Rice -- "La Mestización" Cartoon -- New York Times, "Four Bids for Canal Labor" (1906) -- Jack London, "The Unparalleled Invasion" (1910) -- Sui Sin Far, "In the Land of the Free" (1909) -- "Japs Keep Moving-This Is a White Man's Neighborhood" (ca. 1920) -- Los Angeles Times, Watsonville Riots (1930) -- Carlos Bulosan, "Be American" -- U.S. News and World Report, "Success Story of One Minority Group in U.S." -- Stokely Carmichael, "The Basis of Black Power" -- Amy Uyematsu, "The Emergence of Yellow Power in America" -- San Francisco State College Strike (1968-1969) -- Interview with Yuri Kochiyama (2006) -- The Civil Liberties Act of 1988 -- Department of Justice, "Japanese Latin Americans to Receive Compensation for Internment During World War II" -- "U.A.W. Says, 'If You Sell in America, Build in America'" (1981).
Frank H. Wu, "The Wheel of Justice: The Killing of Vincent Chin and the Death of the Motor City" -- Theresa Walker, "Korean American Businessman Recalls L.A. Riots" -- Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother (Interview with Amy Chua) -- Eric Liu, "Asian-American Dilemma: Good News Is Bad News" -- Jenny Strasburg, "Abercrombie & Glitch: Asian Americans Rip Retailer for Stereotypes on T-Shirts" -- Recommended Resources -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y.
An essential collection that brings together the core primary texts of the Asian American experience in one volume An essential volume for the growing academic discipline of Asian American studies, this collection of core primary texts draws from a wide range of fields, from law to visual culture to politics, covering key historical and cultural developments that enable students to engage directly with the Asian American experience over the past century. The primary sources, organized around keywords, often concern multiple hemispheres and movements, making this compendium valuable for a number of historical, ethnic, and cultural study undergraduate programs.
Asian Americans -- History.
Asian Americans -- Study and teaching.
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- General.
Asian Americans.
Asian Americans -- Study and teaching.
Added Author
Schlund-Vials, Cathy J., 1974-
Wong, Kevin Scott,
Chang, Jason Oliver,
Other Form:
Print version: Asian America. New Haven : Yale University Press, [2017] 9780300195446 (DLC) 2016943220 (OCoLC)959871081
9780300225198 (electronic book)
0300225199 (electronic book)