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ISBN-13: 978-0822339229 ISBN-10: 0822339226

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  • Paperback: 376 pages
  • Publisher: Duke University Press Books (April 17, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0822339226
  • ISBN-13: 978-0822339229
  • Product Dimensions: 6.3 x 8.7 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #304,900 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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“Learned, savvy, and on the pulse, this volume does more than fill a huge gap in popular culture studies. Like the strongest of new entries, it might end up rearranging the entire field.”—Andrew Ross, author of Fast Boat to China: Lessons from Shanghai


“This wonderfully rich collection of essays shows the particular import of the realm of popular culture and its study. Such a critical assessment of the practices, production, consumption, and variegated sites of Asian American popular culture and politics demonstrates the broad horizons which can and should ground Asian American criticism.”—Kandice Chuh, author of Imagine Otherwise: On Asian Americanist Critique

About the Author

Mimi Thi Nguyen is Assistant Professor of Gender and Women's Studies and Asian American Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu is Assistant Professor of Art History and Asian American Studies at Cornell University.


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0 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on November 28, 2013
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This was too academic for me since we used it for a textbook in class. I didn't understand the pop culture in it very well.
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1 of 10 people found the following review helpful By jfab on April 30, 2011
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This condition of this book was very good. I would have to say it was almost as if it was brand new, only thing that kept it from this status was that it had some writing and underlining in it, but this was already known to me because of the seller's description. I'm very satisfied with the purchase.
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