9780822327561

An Absent Presence

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  • ISBN13:

    9780822327561

  • ISBN10:

    0822327562

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-01-01
  • Publisher: Duke Univ Pr
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Summary

"This impressive and well-written book presents important new historical and cultural material in an understudied period within Asian American studies."--David Eng, author of "Racial Castration: Managing Masculinity in Asian America"

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction 1(11)
``That Faint and Elusive Insinuation'': Remembering Internment and the Dawn of the Postwar
12(31)
The Internment of Anthropology: Wartime Studies of Japanese Culture
43(33)
How Rose Becomes Red: The Case of Tokyo Rose and the Postwar Beginnings of Cold War Culture
76(37)
``A Mutual Brokenness'': The Hiroshima Maidens Project, Japanese Americans, and American Motherhood
113(36)
``Out of an Obscure Place'': Japanese War Brides and Cultural Pluralism in the 1950s
149(37)
Epilogue 186(9)
Notes 195(21)
Bibliography 216(10)
Index 226

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