Cultural Writing. Nonfiction. Asian American Studies. ASIAN AMERICANS ON WAR AND PEACE is the first book to respond to the events of September 11, 2001 from Asian American perspectives, from the vantage point of those whose lives and communities have been forged by both war and peace. Together, twenty-four scholars, writers, activists and legal scholars reveal how Asians in America view the future of the planet in relation to the events of this last year and this last century, both in America and in the Middle East. Includes essays by Helen Zia, Jessica Hagedorn, Vijay Prashad, Amitava Kumar, Russell C. Leong, Jerry Kang, Frank Chin, Moustafa Bayoumi, Stephen Lee, Janice Mirikitani, Arif Dirlik, Grace Lee Boggs, and many others.