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Title Transpacific studies : framing an emerging field / Janet Hoskins and Viet Thanh Nguyen, editors
Published Honolulu : University of Hawai╩╗i Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 270 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Asian and Pacific American transcultural studies
Intersections (Honolulu, Hawaii)
Contents Introduction: transpacific studies: interventions and intersections / Viet Thanh Nguyen and Janet Hoskins -- Transpacific studies: the view from Asia / Weiqiang Lin and Brenda S.A. Yeoh -- The transpacific Cold War / Heonik Kwon -- The Pacific paradox / Xiang Biao -- The Pageant of the Pacific: Miguel Covarrubias and the Golden Gate International Exposition 1939-1940 / Nancy C. Lutkehaus -- Transpacific studies and the cultures of U.S. imperialism / John Carlos Rowe -- Passionate attachments to area studies and Asian American studies: subjectivity and diaspora in the transpacific / J. Francisco Benitez and Laurie J. Sears -- Imaginationalisms: imaginary languages in translation, imagined national cinemas / Akira Lippit -- Militarized refuge: a critical rereading of Vietnamese flight to the U.S. / Yen Le Espiritu -- Special money in the Vietnamese diaspora / Hung Cam Thai -- Conclusion: living transpacifically / Yunte Huang
Summary Proposes a framework for transpacific studies that examines the flows of culture, capital, ideas, and labor across the Pacific. These flows involve Asia, the Americas, and the Pacific Islands. The introduction to the anthology by its editors, Janet Hoskins and Viet Thanh Nguyen, consider the advantages and limitations of models found in Asian studies, American studies, and Asian American studies for dealing with these flows. The editors argue that transpacific studies can draw from all three in order to provide a critical model for considering the geopolitical struggle over the Pacific, with its attendant possibilities for inequality and exploitation. "Transpacific studies" also sheds light on the cultural and political movements, artistic works, and ideas that have arisen to contest state, corporate, and military ambitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
In English
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Subject Interregionalism -- Asia
Interregionalism -- Pacific Area
Interregionalism -- United States
HISTORY / Modern / General
International relations.
Interregionaler Handel
Asia -- Relations
Pacific Area -- Relations
United States -- Relations
Pacific Area.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Hoskins, Janet, editor
Nguyen, Viet Thanh, 1971- editor
ISBN 0824847741
9780824847746 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)