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Racism, Dissent And Asian Americans From 1850 To The Present

RRP $256.99

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Drawing from a broad range of articles, speeches, short stories, pamphlets, sermons, debates, laws, public statements, Supreme Court decisions and conventions, this documentary history demonstrates the persistence of a humanist, if not an anti-racist, pulse in American society in the face of discriminatory government policy and prevalent anti-Asian ideology and treatment. Focusing on support for the rights of Japanese and Chinese immigrants and their descendants, the book traces a 130-year period, culminating with the governmental redress for survivors of the Japanese evacuation and internment during WWII. Foner and Rosenberg highlight expressions from the clergy, the labor movement, the abolitionists, and public figures such as Wendell Phillips, Charles Sumner, Frederick Douglass, Mark Twain, John Stuart Mill, Norman Thomas and Carey McWilliams. It includes material never before published showing Black support for Asian rights and demonstrates the consistency of the Industrial Worker of the World's solidarity with Chinese and Japanese-American workers. It is also the first work to give serious treatment to clergymen's efforts against anti-Asian discrimination. After the introduction, Foner discusses law and dissent. The next four sections are devoted to statements by public figures, the views of the clergy, the labor movement and African-Americans. The final section covers relocation and protest. The book provides a valuable contribution to the debates on American dissent in general and against racism in particular, the meaning of American nationality, the criminality of the evacuation and internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II and the immigration policies of the United States government.


South Asian History, 1750-1950

RRP $337.00

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This is a major bibliographic research guide designed to assist scholars of South Asian history (India, Pakistan, and Nepal) in finding materials relevant to their research. It offers an annotated and indexed list of over 5,000 articles from 351 periodicals and 26 books of collected essays and encyclopedias. It lists 341 English and bilingual English-vernacular newspapers, and 251 vernacular papers published in South Asia, all with pertinent information. It also provides an extensive unified list of dissertations for degrees in modern South Asian history from South Asian, European, and American universities. About 3,100 of the entries are annotated.


Originally published in 1968.


The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.



Yunnan- A Chinese Bridgehead To Asia

RRP $318.99

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The Chinese province of Yunnan has been undergoing a dynamic process of repositioning, from a Southwestern periphery of the People's Republic of China (PRC) to a "bridgehead" between China and its neighbors in Southeast and South Asia. This repositioning has found expression in ideas about the province's geopolitical positioning, policy frameworks, involvement in transborder institutions, infrastructure development and commerce.

The author, Tim Summers, traces this process and its implications, demonstrating the extent of provincial agency in reform-era China and the growing global importance of "'south-south" economic and commercial interactions. The introductory chapters overview China's changing global relationships, summarize Yunnan's history and key elements in its regional and global interactions and outline the development since the 1980s of ideas concerning Yunnan's geopolitical positioning. The next three chapters consider three main areas of political economy in turn: transnational institutions, infrastructure and transport development and regional and bilateral ties between Yunnan and Southeast and South Asia.



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