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California Sojourns in Five Installations
Site-Seeing Aesthetics: California Sojourns in Five Installations takes the reader to Dodger Stadium, Fort Ross, Chinese Camp, the Winchester House, and letters from the Gold Country in a writing and reading of cultural time and site performance. These sojourns’ are informed by insights from among other literary and cultural studies, site-specific performance studies, human geography, archeology, and history into a kind of “literary chorography.” Along the road, the book considers how places come before us as dramatized, hybrid creations of layered and “haunted” scripts. In its interdisciplinary nature, Site-Seeing in California thus gestures to alternate paths into our time’s fascination with place, region, and memory, engaging also with questions of and dialogues between region and transnationalism in their aesthetic reflections.

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

, 1620–1740 (´s-Gravenhage: Martinus Nijhoff, 1981), 162. 72 NL- HaNA, 1.01.02, inv. nr. 5754 , 21-Feb-1637 Argument Zealand, Groningen and Maze with calculation. 73 T. Andrade, Lost Colony: The untold story of China’s first great victory over the West (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2011

In: Lobbying in Company
Author: Gerald Pollio

society expanded and became more stable and as a dominant, clearly defined elite emerged. That elite began to demonstrate their position in visible ways. They built grand houses, and furnished them with expensive rugs, draperies, furniture china, and silver. … For elite Virginians such expenditure

In: Journal of Early American History
Author: Rolf Hobson

place like Iraq? For that matter, how utopian is it to work for the fall of the Communist Party in China after a far more powerful and stable oligarchy fell in the Soviet Union?” 40 3 Full Spectrum Dominance from rma to coin While the pundits put their case before the court of public opinion, the

In: Civilizing Missions in the Twentieth Century
Authors: Boris Barth and Rolf Hobson

societies by emulating western economic success, and a limited adoption of western political institutions. The Tanzimat reform programme in the Ottoman empire during the mid-nineteenth century was an early example, which was to be followed by the Meiji restoration in Japan, the Chinese, Turkish and Mexican

In: Civilizing Missions in the Twentieth Century
Author: Frank Ninkovich

demolition of scientific racism by modern science; the development of modernization theory in sociology and political science; the explosion of political consciousness and formidable liberation movements in India, China, Indonesia, Indochina, Algeria and elsewhere; the disappointing failure of empire in many

In: Civilizing Missions in the Twentieth Century
Author: Jost Dülffer

to create a worldwide oecd zone when China and India become major players. In other contexts there are many fruitful debates on transformation. What began as a convincing approach to former communist Eastern Europe has now developed into a broader concept which can also be applied to failed

In: Civilizing Missions in the Twentieth Century