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Author: Beth L. Hewett

rules in the belief that correct language can be set and contained. Discourse was separated into words, sentences, and paragraphs with each a container of the former—a phenomenon that Crowley names “composition as a nest of Chinese boxes” (“The Methodical,” 275)—which is reflected in some textbooks

In: A Scholarly Edition of Samuel P. Newman’s A Practical System of Rhetoric

legendary Arabists in the State Department warn of Arab plans to take over the world. The perfidious Chinese, half-naked Indians, and passive Muslims are described as vultures for “our” largesse and are damned when “we lose them” to communism, or to their unregenerate Oriental instincts: the difference is

In: Ecuador’s “Good Living”

by previous policies such as the 1899 legislation that prohibited Chinese immigration to Ecuador or the 1939 prohibition of entry towards Jews (Cancillería 2013). Restrictive immigration policy would gradually lead towards more inclusive shifts during the critical juncture with the promulgation of

In: Ecuador’s “Good Living”

life,” “good living” or “standard of living,” the phrase “good way of living” has been coined for the translation into English, inspired by the Chinese concept of Tao and the Japanese concept of Do, both of which literally mean “Way.” It is closely related to a similar concept in the Aymara language in

In: Ecuador’s “Good Living”

railroad station master, he had it much better because he could send me to Tarutung, to school. In Bekala, there were no Christian families. I don’t remember that we ever went to a church there. We had our service in a school. I think it was a Chinese Methodist School, in a place like a shop. They used

In: The Memorykeepers: Gendered Knowledges, Empires, and Indonesian American History

her of childhood Photograph by Author Yet another set of recreated artifacts is Rony’s collection of Delft-style figurines and plates, the blue and white china figures of windmills, children, and other items inspired by the renowned manufacturers in the Netherlands. While she has a few of

In: The Memorykeepers: Gendered Knowledges, Empires, and Indonesian American History

Indonesia and concerned about its susceptibility to Communist control. The US also weighed the potential impact to its interests if there were shifts in the regional power balance, especially due to possible alliances with China or the Soviet Union. In fact, Indonesia was a location of direct competition

In: The Memorykeepers: Gendered Knowledges, Empires, and Indonesian American History

provide milk to feed the babies. And when he came home, he told me the story. And I said, “Pa, why don’t you at least take one, I will take care of it.” He said, “Where are you going to get milk? The babies need milk to live and grow up.” And then later on, I heard that the babies died. This was a Chinese

In: The Memorykeepers: Gendered Knowledges, Empires, and Indonesian American History

remarry, as well as the significance of having a communal support system available. Similarly, Rony recalled a childhood story of her father delivering twin girls for a Chinese Indonesian family during the Japanese Occupation, and the family requesting that her father take them into his household. The

In: The Memorykeepers: Gendered Knowledges, Empires, and Indonesian American History

compounded by our diversity in ethnicity and originating region, which also results in a varied range of languages, religions, and home cultures. This makes a difference in our ability to be ‘seen’ and recognized as ‘Indonesian.’ For example, there are sizeable numbers of Chinese Indonesian Americans in the

In: The Memorykeepers: Gendered Knowledges, Empires, and Indonesian American History

did not return to Pearaja again for ten years. In the intervening period, I was busy with a new job at the New York Chinatown History Project, now the Museum of the Chinese in the Americas, and then I went back to Yale to begin graduate school. I saw my grandmother a few times when she visited the

In: The Memorykeepers: Gendered Knowledges, Empires, and Indonesian American History

our own country. Eurasians and Chinese and also those Indonesians serving in the army were considered first-class citizens. I felt the discrimination clearly. Although the teacher didn’t treat us differently because there were only two of us Indonesians in my third-grade class, the other students made

In: The Memorykeepers: Gendered Knowledges, Empires, and Indonesian American History
Author: James I. Matray

, Sheila Miyoshi Jager, and Masuda Hajimu added important works on the Korean War, but most recently Monica Kim in The Interrogation Rooms of the Korean War: The Untold History (2019) and David Cheng Chang in The Hijacked War: The Story of Chinese POWs in the Korean War (2020) have examined the

In: Journal of American-East Asian Relations
Author: Sunwoo Lee

choose an ideology was to choose a country. However, the pow  s had minimal experience of a living in a modern nation state, and hardly were aware of the grave consequences of their decisions. But they had to choose, and the statistical result was 22,607 Chinese and Korean non-repatriates. Eighty

In: Journal of American-East Asian Relations

The Korean War broke out seventy years ago, resulting in three years of mass destruction and killing. More than 36,000 Americans, 180,000 Chinese, and millions of North and South Koreans were killed in the war. Unlike the official and popular remembrance of World War ii , commemorations of the

In: Journal of American-East Asian Relations

David Cheng Chang David Cheng Chang is associate professor of history at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He received a Ph.D. in Modern Chinese History from the University of California, San Diego. He studies the history of the Korean War, World War II interpreters, the

In: Journal of American-East Asian Relations
Author: Jung Byung Joon

Korea, or the anti-Communists in South Korea. Under the terms of the armistice, these pow s could reject repatriation. The vast majority of non-repatriates chose to reside in either of the Koreas, the People’s Republic of China ( prc ), or Taiwan. But a small group exercised the option to go to

In: Journal of American-East Asian Relations
Author: Jung Keun Sik

located at the Douglas MacArthur Memorial Library and Archives in Norfolk, VA, which is in English with the names of people or places in Chinese characters as well. The number of his interrogation report is atis (Allied Translator and Interpreter Section) 2338, dated 22 November 1950. His field report

In: Journal of American-East Asian Relations

divisive even today. 15 By the 1890 s Australians decided they wanted to have a more homogeneous white society, and, therefore, legislated to prevent immigration of Chinese, Indian, and Japanese, as well as Pacific lslanders. 16 Since the Australians still wanted to produce their own sugar, even without

In: Journal of Global Slavery

Southern, Eastern, and Central Europe in 1924, like the bans of Chinese (1882) and Japanese (1908) immigration earlier, led to labor shortages in some industries, which caused many businesses to recruit black laborers from the South. Whites in the South were faced with the dilemma of black laborers seeking

In: Introduction to Africana Demography

Volume 7, No. 1 Preface  1 Pak Nung Wong Articles The Tragedy of Small Power Politics: The Philippines in the South China Sea  3 Charmaine Misalucha-Willoughby and Robert Joseph Medillo Africa in the Global Economy: Between Integration and

In: Bandung

most relevant factors in explaining the differential outcomes in language dominance and proficiency among sibling pairs (e.g., Jia, Aaronson, and Wu, 2002; Jia and Aaroson, 2002, 2003; Duursma et al., 2007; Bridges and Hoff, 2014). For example, longitudinal research on Chinese children learning English

In: Multilingualism and the Role of Sibling Order