Welcome to H-Ethnic, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine. H-Ethnic encourages scholarly discussion of ethnic history, immigration and emigration studies and makes available diverse bibliographical, research and teaching aids.Below you will find the latest books in Race and Ethnicity Studies. The list includes new titles streaming from the H-Net Book Channel plus new book announcements posted to H-Ethnicity by subscribers. On the right are announcements and discussion in the field. CFPs can be found in the link on the right side of the page.
New Books in Race and Ethnicity Studies
Announcements and Discussion
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Sylvia Shin Huey Chong. The Oriental Obscene: Violence and Racial Fantasies in the Vietnam Era. Durham: Duke University Press, 2012. xiii + 364 pp. $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-4840-5; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-4854-2.
Reviewed by Phonshia Nie Published on H-Ethnic (April, 2014) Commissioned by Amy J. Johnson
Visualizing the Vietnam War: Race and the Orientalized Body
Unfortunately, at least among Italian-American, Italian American, and Italian/American scholars the to -, /, , or not is still a matter of personal preference; in a sense reflecting one of the most salient features of i-a, i a, and i/a academic culture as to fare una bella figura academico.
Our journal has been following the Canadian Oxford Dictionary to determine how to hyphenate terms such as Chinese-Canadian. Understand that this style may be out-dated and that there should be no hyphen.
Can anyone advise on the current practice in Canada or the US?
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Iwan Morgan, Philip Davies, eds. From Sit-Ins to SNCC: The Student Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2012. 212 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-4151-3; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8130-4959-5.
Reviewed by Tierra Jolly Published on H-Ethnic (March, 2014) Commissioned by Amy J. Johnson
Yajaira M. Padilla. Changing Women, Changing Nation: Female Agency, Nationhood, and Identity in Trans-Salvadoran Narratives. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2012. viii + 191 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-4277-8.
Reviewed by Stephanie Parham Published on H-Ethnic (October, 2013) Commissioned by Amy J. Johnson
Negotiating Transnational Identity
Richard Alba. Blurring the Color Line: The New Chance for a More Integrated America. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2009. xii + 306 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-03513-3.
Reviewed by Monica Pelayo Published on H-Ethnic (October, 2013) Commissioned by Amy J. Johnson
Miles White. From Jim Crow to Jay-Z: Race, Rap, and the Performance of Masculinity. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2011. 163 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03662-0; $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07832-3.
Reviewed by Micah Salkind (Brown University) Published on H-Ethnic (March, 2013) Commissioned by Amy J. Johnson
Laura Briggs. Somebody's Children: The Politics of Transracial and Transnational Adoption. Durham: Duke University Press, 2012. 384 pp. $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5147-4; $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5161-0.
Reviewed by Clare Daniel (University of New Mexico) Published on H-Ethnic (March, 2013) Commissioned by Amy J. Johnson