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Civil Frames: Civility in Asian American Visual Culture

Civil Frames: Civility in Asian American Visual Culture

by Thy Phu


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Asian American Studies / Art and Photography / American Studies

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ISBN-13: 9781439907214
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 05/13/2011
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Prologue 1

Introduction: Clasped Hands and Clenched Fists 6

1 Spectacles of Intimacy and the Aesthetics of Domestication 26

2 Cultivating Citizenship: Internment Landscapes and Still-Life Photography 54

3 A Manner of Apology: Transpacifism and the Scars of Reparation 84

4 Racial Hygiene: SARS, Surgical Masks, and the Civility of Surveillance 121

Postscript: The Inhospitable Politics of Repatriation 147

Notes 159

Bibliography 189

Index 205

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