Redefining Japaneseness: Japanese Americans in the Ancestral Homeland

Redefining Japaneseness: Japanese Americans in the Ancestral Homeland

by Jane H. Yamashiro

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813576367
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 01/24/2017
Series: Asian American Studies Today
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 986,351
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

JANE H. YAMASHIRO is a visiting scholar in the Asian American Studies Center at the University of California, Los Angeles. 

Table of Contents


Preface
Acknowledgments
Note on Terminology
 
Introduction
 
2Japanese as a Global Ancestral Group: Japaneseness on the US Continent, Hawaii, and Japan
 
3Differentiated Japanese American Identities: The Continent Versus Hawaii
 
4From Hapa to Hafu: Mixed Japanese American Identities in Japan
 
5Language and Names in Shifting Assertions of Japaneseness
 
6Back in the United States: Japanese American Interpretations of Their Experiences in Japan
 
Conclusion
 
Appendix A: Methodology: Studying Japanese American Experiences in Tokyo
Appendix B: List of Japanese American Interviewees Who Have Lived in Japan
 
Notes
Glossary
Bibliography
Index
 

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