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Pacific America: Histories of Transoceanic Crossings

Lon Kurashige


This book explores international relations, migration, diaspora, trade, war, conquest, and historical memory within and across the Asia-Pacific region from the late fourteenth to the twenty-first centuries. Its fifteen chapters are organized by four sections focusing on China and the early modern world, circuits of migration and trade, racism and imperialism, and the significance of Pacific islands. The main temporal focus is on the modern period since the mid-nineteenth century, as well as on the crucial influence exerted by the United States on the Asia-Pacific region during this time. While ... More

Keywords: Pacific World, Asia-Pacific region, empire, history, Pacific Ocean, transnationalism, international trade, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780824855765
Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824855765.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lon Kurashige, editor
University of Southern California

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