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Our oriental Americans

Ed Ritter

Our oriental Americans

by Ed Ritter

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Published by McGraw-Hill in St. Louis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Asians -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 98-100.

      Statementby Ed Ritter, Helen Ritter [and] Stanley Spector.
      SeriesAmericans all series
      ContributionsRitter, Helen, joint author., Spector, Stanley, 1924- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.O6 R5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination104 p.
      Number of Pages104
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5936340M
      LC Control Number65003757
      OCLC/WorldCa312245

      less dense, although our recent Japanese, Korean, and Indochinese adventures ought now to be creating a more sober, more realistic “Oriental” awareness. Moreover, the vastly expanded American political and economic role in the Near East (the Middle East) makes great claims on our understanding of that Orient.   In “Racial Melancholia, Racial Dissociation,” David Eng and Shinhee Han explore the broader contexts that help produce, or amplify, feelings of alienation and loss among : Hua Hsu.

      We are ending the publication of the section of Thierry Meyssan’s book «Right Before Our Eyes» which deals with the Muslim Brotherhood. In this episode, the Brotherhood, with Daesh, realises its dream to re-establish the Caliphate. Thus the first terrorist state managed to function for two years – with the help of the Western powers.   It’s very simple - because Japan is an ally to the US, while China is not. Think back to the days of WWII, when the US were at war with Japan. It’s fair to say that back then, Japanese culture had a worse reputation with Americans than even German.

      American Orient: Imagining the East from the Colonial Era through the Twentieth Century. In this Book. Additional Information. Thoreau, and other Transcendentalists viewed the “Oriental” not as an exotic other but as an image of what Americans could be, if stripped of all the commercialism and materialism that set them apart from their Cited by: The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal, Volume 6, no. 2 March by The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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