Major Problems in Asian American History, 2nd Edition
- Lon Kurashige
- Alice Yang
- ISBN-10: 1285433432
- ISBN-13: 9781285433431
- 544 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2003
- COPYRIGHT: 2017 Published
Designed to be the primary anthology or textbook for courses in Asian American history, this collection covers the subject’s entire chronological span. The volume presents a carefully selected group of readings that requires students to evaluate primary sources, test the interpretations of distinguished historians, and draw their own conclusions.
1. Orientations and Approaches.
2. Transpacific Crossings, 1688–1883.
3. Debating Chinese Immigration, 1860–1899.
4. Pacific Empires and New Migrations, 1894–1919.
5. New “Oriental Problems,” 1900–1918.
6. Politics Between the World Wars, 1918–1937.
7. Americanization and the Second Generation, 1924–1941.
8. The Mass Removal and Detention of Japanese Americans, 1942–1948.
9. War and Asia-Pacific Allies, 1941–1950.
10. Asian Americans and the Cold War, 1945–1965.
11. The Rise of Asian American Identity, 1965–2012.
12. Post-1965 Immigration and Asian America.
13. Refugees and Southeast Asian Communities.
14. Memory Politics, Redress Campaigns, and International Relations.
15. Asian Americans and National Security.