Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-302) index.
Sentimental education : creating a global imaginary of integration -- Reader's digest, Saturday review, and the middlebrow aesthetic of commitment -- How to be an American abroad : James Michener's The voice of Asia, and postwar mass tourism -- Family ties as political obligation : Oscar Hammerstein II, South Pacific, and the discourse of adoption -- Musicals and modernization : The king and I -- Asians in America : Flower drum song and Hawaii.
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