Chapter

Re-Forming the Immigrant Masses

Eiichiro Azuma

in Between Two Empires

Published in print March 2005 | ISBN: 9780195159400
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199788545 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159400.003.0003
 Re-Forming the Immigrant Masses

Show Summary Details

Preview

This chapter examines the convergence of ideas and practices regarding respective nation-building among the educated elements of Issei men and women, Tokyo's diplomats, and white Californians. It also hopes to shed light on their divergence from ordinary Japanese immigrants, who never seriously heeded the elite vision of ideal citizen-subjects. The formation of Japanese immigrant leadership and community, and moral reform under racial exclusion are discussed.

Keywords: Japanese; Issei; Japanese men; Japanese women; immigrants; leadership; community; moral reform; racial exclusion

Chapter.  11200 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of the Americas

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.