Imaging Japanese America: The Visual Construction of Citizenship, Nation, and the Body / Edition 1

Imaging Japanese America: The Visual Construction of Citizenship, Nation, and the Body / Edition 1

by Elena Tajima Creef, Diane Brannon, Margaret D. Cohn
     
 

Creef looks at racial profiling Asian Americans over the past 100 years by examining images by well known photographers such as Dorothea Lange and Ansel Adams.See more details below

Overview

Creef looks at racial profiling Asian Americans over the past 100 years by examining images by well known photographers such as Dorothea Lange and Ansel Adams.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814716229
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
245
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments
Introduction
Carving Japanese American Memory into Place
1 The Representation of the Japanese American Body in the Documentary Photography of Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, and Toyo Miyatake
2 Beyond the Camera and between the Words
Inserting Oneself into the Picture and into Japanese American
(Art) History—Mine Okubo’s Citizen and the Power of Visual Autobiography
3 The Gendering of Historical Trauma in Wartime Films and the Disciplining of the Japanese American Body
4 Museums, Memory, and Manzanar
Contesting Our National Japanese American Past through a Politics of Visibility
5 Another Lesson in “How to Tell Your Friends Apart from the Japs”
The Winter Olympics Showdown between Kristi Yamaguchi of the United States and Midori Ito of Japan
Epilogue
Imag(in)ing the Multiracial Japanese American Body at the Turn of the Millennium
Notes
Bibliography
Index
About the author

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