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Pacific Connections

The Making of the U.S.-Canadian Borderlands

Συγγραφέας: Chang Kornel
Εκδότης: University of California Press
ISBN: 9780520271692
Σειρά βιβλίου: American Crossroads 34
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 264
Διαστάσεις: 23x2x15
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2012

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Pacific Connections"

In the late nineteenth century the borderlands between the United States, the British Empire in Canada, and the Asia-Pacific Rim emerged as a crossroads of the Pacific world. In Pacific Connections, Kornel Chang tells the dramatic stories of the laborers, merchants, smugglers, and activists who crossed these borders into the twentieth century, and the American and British empire-builders who countered them by hardening racial and national lines. But even as settler societies attempted to control the processes of imperial integration, their project fractured under its contradictions. Migrant workers and radical activists pursued a transnational politics through the very networks that made empire possible. Charting the U.S.-Canadian borderlands from above and below, Chang reveals the messiness of imperial formation and the struggles it spawned from multiple locations and through different actors across the Pacific world. Pacific Connections is the winner of the Outstanding Book in History award from the Association for Asian American Studies and is a finalist for the John Hope Franklin Book Prize from the American Studies Association.

Συγγραφέας/εις: Chang Kornel
Κατηγορία: ιστορία
Σειρά βιβλίου: American Crossroads 34
ISBN: 9780520271692
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 24/07/2012
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback / softback
Σελίδες: 264
Τόπος έκδοσης: Berkerley
Χώρα έκδοσης: United States
Βάρος βιβλίου: 363 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 23x2x15 cm
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: 16 b-w photographs, 2 maps, 2 tables


Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction 1 * Brokering Empire: The Making of a Chinese Transnational Managerial Elite 2 * Contracting Between Empires: Imperial Labor Circuits in the Pacific 3 * Circulating Race and Empire: White Labor Activism and the Transnational Politics of Anti-Asian Agitation 4 * Pacific Insurgencies: Revolution, Resistance, and the Recuperation of Asian Manhood 5 * Policing Migrants and Militants: In Defense of Nation and Empire in the Borderlands Epilogue and Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index

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