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By Candace Fujikane, Jonathan Y. Okamura

ISBN-10: 0824830156

ISBN-13: 9780824830151

Asian Settler Colonialism is a groundbreaking assortment that examines the jobs of Asians as settlers in Hawai'i. members from a number of fields and disciplines examine features of Asian settler colonialism to demonstrate its varied operations and effect on local Hawaiians. Essays diversity from analyses of jap, Korean, and Filipino payment to money owed of Asian settler practices within the legislature, the felony commercial complicated, and the U.S. army to opinions of Asian settlers' claims to Hawai'i in literature and the visible arts.

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Kosasa examines this maintenance of American hegemony in Hawai‘i through a dialectic of force and consent visible in family portraits of Japanese settlers taken by Usaku Teragawachi in the 1920s and 1930s. Analyzing the broader meaning of these photographs as they became a part of Japanese settler discourse represented in the 1985 publication Kanyaku Imin: A Hundred Years of Japanese Life in Hawai‘i, 34 ✴ Introduction Kosasa challenges that master narrative of American immigration by situating the “successes” of the Japanese settler community within a colonial system.

S. settler colony. “Settlers of Color and ‘Immigrant’ Hegemony: ‘Locals’ in Hawai‘i,” by HauIntroduction ✴ 31 nani-Kay Trask, lays the conceptual foundation for this volume. Trask criticizes Asian settlers—Japanese settlers in particular—who present themselves as champions of Native interests but who obstruct the process of Native self-determination. She argues that “truly supportive Asians must publicly ally themselves with our position of Native control over the sovereignty process. ” Trask concludes with a discussion of Ka Lāhui Hawai‘i, a Native initiative for sovereignty that represents Native concerns.

President, 1909–1913) for permission to allow the HSPA to recruit Filipino laborers. That same year Filipino laborers arrived in Hawai‘i, moving from their own colonized homeland to another colonized space, from one American colony to another. S. settler colonialism in Hawai‘i and imperial contests for control in Asia. The plantation system itself was both a colonial enterprise and a racist system that exploited Asian laborers. ” 71 Asian laborers were forced to work under conditions that white settlers publicly acknowledged were intolerable for white laborers.

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