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Author Klein, Christina, 1963-

Title Cold War orientalism [electronic resource] : Asia in the middlebrow imagination, 1945-1961 / Christina Klein.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, 2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 316 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-302) index.
Contents 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Orientalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Public opinion -- United States.
Asians in mass media.
Cold War -- Social aspects -- United States.
Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Asia -- Foreign public opinion, American.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.
United States -- Relations -- Asia.
Asia -- Relations -- United States.
United States -- Civilization -- 1945-
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0520224698 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520232305 (paper : alk. paper)

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