City Girls (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
312
Utgivningsdatum
2017-04-13
Förlag
OUP USA
Illustrationer
34 illus.
Dimensioner
234 x 157 x 23 mm
Vikt
454 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
459:B&W 6.14 x 9.21 in or 234 x 156 mm (Royal 8vo) Perfect Bound on Creme w/Matte Lam
ISBN
9780190655204
City Girls (häftad)

City Girls

The Nisei Social World in Los Angeles, 1920-1950

Häftad Engelska, 2017-04-13
339
  • Skickas inom 10-15 vardagar.
  • Gratis frakt inom Sverige över 159 kr för privatpersoner.
Finns även som
Visa alla 1 format & utgåvor
A study of the ethnocultural youth organizations formed by teenage Nisei girls in the greater Los Angeles area and the endurance of this world of female friendship and comradery from the Jazz Age through internment through the postwar period.
Visa hela texten

Passar bra ihop

  1. City Girls
  2. +
  3. Dachau, Holocaust, and US Samurais

De som köpt den här boken har ofta också köpt Dachau, Holocaust, and US Samurais av Pierre Moulin (häftad).

Köp båda 2 för 618 kr

Kundrecensioner

Har du läst boken? Sätt ditt betyg »

Fler böcker av Valerie J Matsumoto

  • Over the Edge

    Valerie J Matsumoto, Blake Allmendinger

    From the Gold Rush to rush hour, the history of the American West is fraught with diverse, subversive, and at times downright eccentric elements. This provocative volume challenges traditional readings of western history and literature, and redraw...

  • Farming The Home Place

    Valerie J Matsumoto

Recensioner i media

Gordon H. Chang, Stanford University
City girls indeed! A determined, spunky, hard-working, fun-loving group of women who endure hardship but also just wanted to have fun. Valerie Matsumoto brings their lively world to life through vivid and sympathetic prose. The Nisei women were simultaneously so American and so non-American, familiar and surprising. A wonderful recovery of history!


Judy Yung, author of Unbound Feet: A Social History of Chinese Women in San Francisco
City Girls provides a vibrant, complex, and insider's view of Nisei women's social world before and after wartime incarceration and resettlement. It is a stellar tribute to the Nisei women who were adept at building ethnocultural networks while, at the same time, pushed against racial, ethnic, and gender boundaries in their pursuit of modern femininity and American status. It is historical scholarship and feminist writing at its best.


Övrig information

<strong>Valerie J. Matsumoto </strong>is Professor of History and Asian American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is the author of <em>Farming the Home Place: A Japanese American Community in California, 1919-1982 </em>and a co-editor of <em>Over the Edge: Remapping the American West</em>.

Innehållsförteckning

Acknowledgments Introduction 1. The Social World of the Urban Nisei 2. Shaping Japanese American Culture 3. Sounding the Dawn Bell: Developing Nisei Voices 4. Nisei Women's Roles in Family and Community during World War II 5. Reweaving the Web of Community in Postwar Southern California, 1945-1950 Epilogue Notes Bibliography Index