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Cheng, Cindy I-Fen
Citizens of Asian America : democracy and race during the Cold War / Cindy I-Fen Cheng
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright New York : New York University Press, [2013]
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 3rd Floor  E184.A75 C486 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Asian Americans -- History -- 20th century
Asian Americans -- Ethnic identity
Asian Americans -- Cultural assimilation
Asian Americans -- Civil rights
Cold War -- Social aspects -- United States
Subject United States -- Social conditions -- 1945-
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century
Physical Description xii, 273 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-260) and index
Contents Introduction : Asian American racial formation and the image of American democracy -- Legislating nonwhite crossings into white suburbia -- Living in the suburbs, becoming Americans -- Asian American firsts and the progress toward racial integration -- McCarran Act persecutions and the fight for alien rights -- Advancing racial equality and internationalism through immigration reform -- Conclusion : Cold War America and the appeal to see past race
Series Nation of newcomers

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