ASAMST20A-Sp08_-Week2 - Asian American Studies 20A:...

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Asian American Studies 20A: Introduction to the History of Asians in the United States Spring 2008 Professor Catherine Ceniza Choy Week Two Tuesday, January 29 Asian American history is changing with Asian American historians broadening  the geographical and temporal boundaries of what counts as Asian American  history Overview of Essays and Documents in Chapter 2, “Colonization, Pacific Markets,  and Asian Labor Migration” Structure and Agency Earlier traces of an Asian American past are featured in the segment “The Bering  Strait” and “Unsung Sailors” from the public radio show series entitled “Crossing  East” (a sound recording available at the Media Resource Center SOUND/ D 214) Two other ways to view Asian American History before 1848: 1700s Northeast  port districts and port cultures, and mid-nineteenth century Chinese and Asian 
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This note was uploaded on 07/08/2008 for the course ASIAN STUD 20A taught by Professor Choy during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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