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Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (3): 448–450.
Published: 03 July 2020
...Steven Topik Global Trade and the Transformation of Consumer Cultures: The Material World Remade, c.1500–1820 . By Beverly Lemire ( Cambridge , Cambridge University Press , 2018 . xviii + 352 pp.) © 2020 by the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 2020 criminal...
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Pacific Historical Review (2019) 88 (4): 590–618.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., and into the world of foreign relations, this article investigates the complicated dynamics of science, material culture, and power during this critical juncture in the United States’ engagement with Japan. © 2019 by the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 2019 Science...
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Pacific Historical Review (2007) 76 (2): 229–268.
Published: 01 May 2007
... left behind few words regarding her social views, professional intentions, or architectural philosophy, this article is also an interdisciplinary exercise that investigates the intersection of biography, material culture, gender, and the built environment. 2007 by The Pacific Coast Branch, American...
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Pacific Historical Review (2019) 88 (3): 378–409.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Tamara Venit Shelton This article examines American perceptions of Chinese herbalism as natural medicine in the Progressive Era. In doing so, it uses the lens of environmental history to consider three meanings of nature for Chinese medicine in the United States: First, as a material, trans-Pacific...
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Pacific Historical Review (2017) 86 (2): 193–227.
Published: 01 May 2017
... as a social and cultural icon of the enduring material circuits of Pacific empires. The article combines a commodity history of silver with a social history of the Chinese middleman occupation, along with exemplary biographical vignettes of key figures involved in imperial succession in the comprador...
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Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (3): 447–448.
Published: 03 July 2020
... contribution by positing a long history of northern lynching, and this work will be of interest to scholars of U.S. racial violence and black exclusion. KENNETH R. COLEMANPortland Community College Global Trade and the Transformation of Consumer Cultures: The Material World Remade, c.1500 1820. By Beverly...
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Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (3): 379–401.
Published: 03 July 2020
... yoga culture, symptoms of the increased discursive and physical openness of the sexual revolutions. The broad-ranging spirituality associated with yoga often challenged rigid religiosity, frequently by pitting Eastern against Western belief systems, often oversimplifying this duality. The American...
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Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (3): 402–432.
Published: 03 July 2020
... cultures. Prior to 1969, the hierarchical work environment and masculine aesthetic of the Helix (1967–1970) proved inhospitable to feminist critiques. Beginning in 1969, the emergence of democratic work collectives and increasing coverage of feminism at the Helix and its successor, the Sabot (1970...
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Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (3): 347–378.
Published: 03 July 2020
... of belonging that included noncitizens. In the early twentieth-century United States, citizenship took on a restric- tive patina as white supremacy, legal status, and Eurocentric notions of American culture predominated in law and educational reforms. Through several court decisions and policy...
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Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (3): 317–346.
Published: 03 July 2020
...) appeared to be white Spaniards.12 Scholars divergent conclusions reflect disagreement within the written material produced by Americans who debated the exact race of island peoples. U.S. lawmakers disagreed on the racial identity of Puerto Ricans (and Filipinas/os) because their views changed depending...
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Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (2): 198–231.
Published: 03 April 2020
... of “superiority.” Cold War imperatives gave these ambivalent cultural and psychological projections a special salience, particularly as each confronted the implications of Nehru’s non-alignment and his global profile as a proponent of Third World nationalism. The ambivalent representations of Nehru...
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Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (2): 165–197.
Published: 03 April 2020
... nativist and racist prejudice that threatened to undermine their agricultural enterprises, while developing economic and cultural ties with each other across the border. The strike, however, exposed the limits of this trans- border ethnic solidarity as the Japanese in Mexico supported the strikers in Los...
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Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (1): 135–136.
Published: 01 February 2020
... entry of Chinese prostitutes and placed the burden of proof on Chinese women to demon- strate their respectability. Davis s book is useful for scholars interested in material culture as well as race and gender in Jacksonian America. Richly textured with analysis of material, visual, and consumer culture...
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Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (1): 137–138.
Published: 01 February 2020
..., Temple University Press, 2019. 262 pp.) Shirley Jennifer Lim s Anna May Wong: Performing the Modern examines the life and cultural work of the most successful Asian American film actress of the mid-twentieth century. Unlike earlier biographies of Anna May Wong, Lim s work is not a narrative retelling of...
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Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (1): 138–139.
Published: 01 February 2020
... history will find Lim s creative approach to archival materials and her rigorous theoretical frame- work to be a welcome addition to the growing literature on this early Asian American star. WILLIAM GOWStanford University S. Heijin Lee, Christina H. Moon, and Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu, eds. Fashion and Beauty...
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Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (1): 153–155.
Published: 01 February 2020
... contains a revised Preface, drawings by Jim Gerlitz, and color and black and white photographs by John Clement. New material based on oral histories collected over decades by Richard Sheuerman, and interpreted by his long- time co-author, Clifford E. Trafzer, bring a deeply personal aesthetic to this new...
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Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (1): 44–73.
Published: 01 February 2020
..., political, economic, and cultural change. It focuses on the social and geographic borders that the Dalton-Zamoranos crossed culturally, racially, and spatially to pursue upward mobility and social integration. I argue that the Dalton-Zamoranos are a representative case study of biethnic families in Southern...
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Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (1): 74–96.
Published: 01 February 2020
... thoughts and feelings as she experienced the developments of the late nineteenth century. The letters reveal that Josefa s sense of identity and role in her household, community, and the larger region of Southern California were constantly challenged by developments in the social and cultural landscapes...
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Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (1): 16–43.
Published: 01 February 2020
... examined cases. A local case file would ascend the chain of command if the immigrant appealed, if one board member dissented from the final decision, or if the case was specific to deportation. Next, all materials would be reviewed first by the regional Supervising Inspector of Immigration located in Texas...
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Pacific Historical Review (2019) 88 (4): 511–523.
Published: 01 November 2019
... embedded spatial and temporal relations, brings into view the agency of the Pacific Ocean and its geography, as places and as a source of imaginaries.2 1 . A useful overview text on materiality and the agency of things is Tony Bennett and Patrick Joyce, eds., Material Powers: Cultural Studies, History and...