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By Shirley Hune,Gail M. Nomura

Asian/Pacific Islander American Women is the 1st assortment dedicated to the old examine of A/PI women's assorted reviews in the USA. protecting a extensive terrain from pre-large scale Asian emigration and Hawaii in its pre-Western touch interval to the continental usa, the Philippines, and Guam on the finish of the 20 th century, the textual content perspectives girls as old topics actively negotiating complicated hierarchies of power.

The quantity provides new findings a few diversity of teams, together with fresh immigrants to the U.S. and understudied groups. constituted of unique new paintings, it comprises chapters on ladies who're Cambodian, Chamorro, chinese language, Filipino, Hmong, jap, Korean, local Hawaiian, South Asian, and Vietnamese american citizens. It addresses a variety of women's experiences-as immigrants, army brides, refugees, American born, lesbians, staff, moms, attractiveness contestants, and neighborhood activists. There also are items on historiography and technique, and bibliographic and video documentary resources.

This groundbreaking anthology is a vital addition to the scholarship in Asian/Pacific American reviews, ethnic reviews, American experiences, women's reviews, and U.S. heritage, and is a priceless source for students and students.

Contributors contain: Xiaolan Bao, Sucheng Chan, Catherine Ceniza Choy, Vivian Loyola Dames, Jennifer Gee, Madhulika S. Khandelwal, Lili M. Kim, Nancy In Kyung Kim, Erika Lee, Shirley Jennifer Lim, Valerie Matsumoto, Sucheta Mazumdar, Davianna Pomaika'i McGregor, Trinity A. Ordona, Rhacel Salazar Parreñas, Amy Ku'uleialoha Stillman, Charlene Tung, Kathleen Uno, Linda Trinh Võ, Judy Tzu-Chun Wu, Ji-Yeon Yuh, and Judy Yung.

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