Asian American Studies

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Across the Pacific

Asian Americans and Globalization

Edited by Evelyn Hu-DeHart

How transnational relationships and interactions in Asian American communities are manifested

232 pages | 6 x 9


America's Vietnam

The Longue Durée of U.S. Literature and Empire

Marguerite Nguyen

Understanding the literary history of Vietnamese-American encounters and how it shapes our perceptions of war, race, and empire

250 pages | 6 x 9 | 11 halftones, 1 map


The American Diary of a Japanese Girl

An Annotated Edition

Yone Noguchi, Laura E. Franey, and Edward Marx

A ground-breaking work of Asian-American fiction in a brand new edition

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure, 11 halftones


Americans First

Chinese Americans and the Second World War

K. Scott Wong

The Second World War’s role in bringing Chinese Americans into the mainstream of American society

268 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Anna May Wong

Performing the Modern

Shirley Jennifer Lim

How Anna May Wong’s work shaped racial modernity and made her one of the most significant actresses of the twentieth century

262 pages | 6 x 9 | 26 halftones


The Asian American Avant-Garde

Universalist Aspirations in Modernist Literature and Art

Audrey Wu Clark

Examining early Asian American writers and artists as modernists

248 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 figures


Asian American Connective Action in the Age of Social Media

Civic Engagement, Contested Issues, and Emerging Identities

James S. Lai

Examines how social media has changed the way Asian Americans participate in politics

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 tables, 8 figures, 11 halftones


Asian American Literature

An Introduction to the Writings and Their Social Context

Elaine H. Kim

Focuses on the experience of Asians in America from the immigrants of the 1840s to the present

363 pages


The Asian American Movement

William Wei

The first history and analysis of the Asian American Movement

376 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 figures, 10 halftones


Asian American Panethnicity

Bridging Institutions and Identities

Yen Le Espiritu

A case study of how cultural diversity among Asian Americans is subsumed for social and political advantage

238 pages | 6 x 9


Asian American Plays for a New Generation

Edited by Josephine Lee, Don Eitel, and R.A. Shiomi

Asian American plays from the heartland

336 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 halftones


Asian American Women's Popular Literature

Feminizing Genres and Neoliberal Belonging

Pamela Thoma

How Asian American women writers mobilize popular genres of literature to imagine new forms of citizenship in a neoliberal society

236 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 halftones


Beauty and Brutality

Manila and Its Global Discontents

Edited by Martin F. Manalansan IV, Robert Diaz, and Rolando B. Tolentino

Diverse perspectives on Manila that suggest the city’s exhilarating sights and sounds broaden how Philippine histories are defined and understood

346 pages | 6 x 9 | 22 halftones, 1 map


Between the Lines

South Asians and Postcoloniality

Deepika Bahri, and Mary Vasudeva

Intense and sometimes contentious debates about South Asian identity

384 pages | 6 x 9


But Still, Like Air, I'll Rise

New Asian American Plays

Edited by Velina Hasu Houston

A rich anthology of American plays by playwrights of diverse Asian ancestry and an equally diverse offering of aesthetic sensibilities

520 pages | 6 x 9