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The imperialist imaginary : visions of Asia and the Pacific in American culture / John R. Eperjesi ; foreword by Donald E. Pease.

Author/creator Eperjesi, John R.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoHanover, NH : Dartmouth College Press : Published by University Press of New England, ©2005.
Descriptionxiii, 194 pages ; 24 cm
Supplemental Content Table of contents
Subject(s)
Contents Introduction : the American Pacific : an errand into Oceania -- The "superlative and poetry of commerce" : scattered origins of an American Pacific frontier -- An American Pacific Jeremiad : Frank Norris's The octopus and U.S. imperialism -- The American Asiatic association and the imperialist imaginary of the American Pacific -- Becoming Hawaiian : Jack London, cultural tourism, and the myth of Hawaiian exceptionalism -- Maxine Hong Kingston's China men : frontiers of the Chinese American Pacific -- Memories of a forgotten war : a Filipino/American ghost story -- Conclusion : outside in the American Pacific.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [167]-189) and index.
LCCN 2004019242
ISBN1584654341 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN158465435X (pbk. : alk. paper)

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