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Anti-Imperialism  

Robert David Johnson

Online publication date:
Oct 2015
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
American History
The birth of the United States through a successful colonial revolution created a unique nation-state in which anti-imperialist sentiment existed from the nation’s founding. Three broad ... More

Asian American Literature, U.S. Empire, and the Eaton Sisters  

Edward Tang

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Jul 2015
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
American History
The Eaton sisters, Edith Maude (b. 1865–d. 1914) and Winnifred (b. 1875–d. 1954), were biracial authors who wrote under their respective pseudonyms, Sui Sin Far and Onoto Watanna. Raised ... More

The Asian American Movement  

Daryl Joji Maeda

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Jun 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
American History
The Asian American Movement was a social movement for racial justice, most active during the late 1960s through the mid-1970s, which brought together people of various Asian ancestries in ... More

Asian Americans and the 1992 Los Angeles Riots/Uprising  

Shelley Sang-Hee Lee

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Mar 2015
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
American History
Although the 1992 Los Angeles riots have been described as a “race riot” sparked by the acquittals of a group of mostly white police officers charged with excessively beating black ... More

Asian Americans and the Cold War  

Madeline Y. Hsu

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May 2015
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
American History
The global political divides of the Cold War propelled the dismantling of Asian exclusion in ways that provided greater, if conditional, integration for Asian Americans, in a central ... More

Asian International Adoptions  

Allison Varzally

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Mar 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
American History
Although Americans have adopted and continue to adopt children from all over the world, Asian minors have immigrated and joined American families in the greatest numbers and most shaped ... More

Black Women and Beauty Culture in 20th-Century America  

Maxine Leeds Craig

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Nov 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
American History
Black beauty culture developed in the context of widespread disparagement of black men and women in images produced by whites, and black women’s exclusion from mainstream cultural ... More

Bracero Guest Worker Program  

Ana Elizabeth Rosas

Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
American History
This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Buddhism in America  

Jeff Wilson

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Aug 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
American History
Buddhist history in the United States traces to the mid-19th century, when early scholars and spiritual pioneers first introduced the subject to Americans, followed soon by the arrival of ... More

Calvinism in the United States  

Darryl Hart

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Jun 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
American History
The history of Calvinism in the United States is part of a much larger development, the globalization of western Christianity. American Calvinism owes its existence to the transplanting of ... More

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