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Author Chambers-Letson, Joshua Takano, author.
Title A race so different : performance and law in Asian America / Joshua Takano Chambers-Letson.
Published New York : New York University Press, [2013]
©2013
Book Cover
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 Floor3  KF4757.5.A75 C43 2013    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xiii, 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Series Postmillennial pop
Postmillennial pop.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [241]-257) and index.
Contents Introduction. Performance, law, and the race so different -- That may be Japanese law, but not in my country : Madame Butterfly and the problem of law -- Justice for my son : staging reparative justice in Ping Chong's chinoiserie -- Pledge of allegiance : performing patriotism in the Japanese American concentration camps -- The nail that stands out : the political performativity of the Moriyuki Shimada scrapbook -- Illegal immigrant acts : dengue fever and the racialization of Cambodian America -- Conclusion. Virtually legal.
Subject Asian Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- History.
Asian Americans and mass media -- History.
ISBN 9780814738399 cloth alkaline paper
0814738397 cloth alkaline paper
9780814769966 pb alkaline paper
0814769969 pb alkaline paper
OCLC number 841228439