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Author Yu, Henry, 1967-

Title Thinking Orientals : migration,contact, and exoticism in modern America / Henry Yu.

Publication Info. New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.895 Y94T    Check Shelf
Description xiv, 262 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: The Locations of History -- First Movement -- Coming to the West: Constructing the Oriental Problem -- 1. Professions of Faith: Missionaries, Sociologists, and the Survey of Race Relations, 1924-1926 -- 2. Thinking about Orientals: Chicago Sociologists and the Oriental Problem -- 3. Orientalism and the Mapping of Race -- 4. The Survey's Ends -- Second Movement -- Coming to Chicago: Asian Americans and the Oriental Problems -- 5. Wanted: Interpreters and Informants -- Orientals, Please Apply -- 6. Language of Hope: The Oriental as Marginal Man -- 7. Language of Discontent: Using the Stranger's Perspective -- Retracings -- Coming to America: The Oriental as an Intellectual/Object -- 8. Performers on Stage -- 9. American Orientalism as a Theory of Race, Space, and Identity -- 10. Legacies and Descendents.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 249]-256) and index.
Subject Asian Americans -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Asian Americans -- Ethnic identity -- Philosophy.
Chicago school of sociology.
Sociology -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations -- Philosophy.
ISBN 0195116607 alkaline paper
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