Crossing Sidelines, Crossing Cultures: Sport and Asian Pacific American Cultural Citizenship

Crossing Sidelines, Crossing Cultures: Sport and Asian Pacific American Cultural Citizenship

by Joel Franks

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761847441
Publisher: UPA
Publication date: 12/02/2009
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 322
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Joel Franks is an instructor in Asian American and American studies at San Jose State University. Most recently, he has published Asian American Pacific Americans and Baseball: A History (2008), while engaged in a book-length study of the Hawaiian Travelers baseball team prominently explored in this book.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 Chapter One: Sports and Asian Pacific American Communities Chapter 4 Chapter Two: The Ring and the Mat Chapter 5 Chapter Three: Bats and Balls Chapter 6 Chapter Four: Touchdowns and Goals Chapter 7 Chapter Five: Courts and Communities Chapter 8 Chapter Six: The Duke and Aquatic Sports Chapter 9 Chapter Seven: From Tiger to Michelle Chapter 10 Chapter Eight: Asian Pacific American Sporting Experiences in a Comparative Perspective Chapter 11 Postscript Chapter 12 Selected Bibliograpy Chapter 13 Index Chapter 14 About the Author

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