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Author Bascara, Victor
Title Model-Minority Imperialism
Imprint Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2006
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Note Intro -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- INTRODUCTION: We Are Here Because You Were There -- 1. Unburdening Empire: The Cultural Politics of Asian American Difference -- 2. An Ever-Emergent Empire: The Discourse of American Exceptionalism -- 3. "The American Earth Was Like a Huge Heart": Old Dreams and the New Imperialism -- 4. Uplifting Race, Reconstructing Empire -- 5. "Everybody Wants to Be Farrah": Absurd Histories and Historical Absurdities -- EPILOGUE: Pay Any Price, Bear Any Burden -- NOTES -- INDEX -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y
Focusing on the terms of Asian American assimilation and the rise of the model-minority myth, Victor Bascara examines the resurgence of empire as a tool for understanding the legacy of American imperialism. Model-Minority Imperialism links geopolitical dramas of twentieth-century empire building with domestic controversies of U.S. racial order by examining the cultural politics of Asian Americans in fiction, film, and theatrical productions
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Bascara, Victor Model-Minority Imperialism Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press,c2006 9780816645114
Subject Serling, Rod, -- 1924-1975.;Twilight zone (Television program : 1959-1964);Television producers and directors -- United States -- Interviews.;Television actors and actresses -- United States -- Interviews.;Science fiction television programs -- United States.;Fantasy television programs -- United States
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