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Between Mao and McCarthy

Charlotte Brooks

Between Mao and McCarthy

Chinese American politics in the Cold War years

by Charlotte Brooks

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Chinese Americans,
  • Political activity,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-296) and index.

    StatementCharlotte Brooks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.C5 B736 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 321 pages
    Number of Pages321
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27172530M
    ISBN 10022619356X
    ISBN 109780226193564
    LC Control Number2014010243
    OCLC/WorldCa871670602

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“Between Mao and McCarthy is an enlightening and engaging political history of Chinese Americans from the Depression Era to the Civil Rights Movement. Brooks’s comfort and ease in moving back and forth between languages makes Between Mao and McCarthy book an especially compelling narrative, as she deftly unearths the moments when newspapers, advertisements, or.

Between Mao and McCarthy book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. During the Cold War, Chinese Americans struggled to gain po /5. Between Mao and McCarthy: Chinese American Politics in the Cold War Years - Kindle edition by Brooks, Charlotte.

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This book expands the understanding of transnationalism while also delivering another blow to the myth that Asian Americans were politically passive prior to the s. Recommended.

Choice. Between Mao and McCarthy is an impressive scholarly tome on the evolution of Chinese American politics in the years after World War II Brooks Brand: University of Chicago Press. Charlotte Brooks, the author of Between Mao and McCarthy: Chinese American Politics in the Cold War Years (University of Chicago Press, ) will be at CHSA Museum on Tuesday, March 31st to discuss her new book.

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On both coasts, Chinese Americans sought to gain political power and defend their civil rights, yet only the San Franciscans : University of Chicago Press.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on. In the peak postwar years of American Red-baiting, Chinese nationals and Chinese Americans were considered suspicious by the mainstream whether or not they were actually Communists.

Far more than other immigrant or ethnic groups, Chinese Americans found that their political activism intersected with U.S. foreign policy, larger Asian American struggles for access to equal opportunity, the.

Between Mao and McCarthy looks at the divergent ways that Chinese Americans in these two cities balanced domestic and international pressures during the tense Cold War era. On both coasts, Chinese Americans sought to gain political power and defend their civil rights, yet Author: Charlotte Brooks.

Charlotte Brooks' book was reviewed by Joyce Mao for H-Diplo and published here under Creative Commons license. Septem Print. Charlotte Brooks. Between Mao and McCarthy: Chinese American Politics in the Cold War Years. Chicago University of Chicago Press, pp. $ (e-book), ISBN ; $ (cloth), ISBN.

Between Mao and McCarthy | During the Cold War, Chinese Americans struggled to gain political influence in the United States. Considered potentially sympathetic to communism, their communities attracted substantial public and government scrutiny, particularly in San Francisco and New York.

"Between Mao and McCarthy opens new ground in the study of Chinese American politics. Recovering a lost history with contemporary significance, Brooks's energetically researched study returns a host of once prominent personalities and organizations to their place as political pioneers.

Charlotte Brooks’ new book, Between Mao and McCarthy, is an impressive scholarly tome on the evolution of Chinese American politics in the years after World War looks specifically at the evolution of politics in New York and San Francisco–the main Chinese populations in.

Get this from a library. Between Mao and McCarthy: Chinese American politics in the Cold War years. [Charlotte Brooks] -- During the Cold War, Chinese Americans struggled to gain political influence in the United States.

Considered potentially sympathetic to communism, their. Brooks is also the author of two other books. Between Mao and McCarthy: Chinese American Politics in the Cold War Years (University of Chicago Press, ) is a comparative study of Chinese American political activism in New York and San Francisco between World War Two and the late s.

This book compares the political activism of Chinese Americans in New York City and San Francisco, California, between the Great Depression and the advent of the Asian American movement of the late s.

It examines Chinese American participation in the Democratic Party, the Republican Party, the Kuomintang, the Chinese Third Force, the Communist Party, and other organizations against the Author: Charlotte Brooks.

Between Mao and McCarthy looks at the divergent ways that Chinese Americans in these two cities balanced domestic and international pressures during the tense Cold War era. Between Mao and McCarthy: Chinese American Politics in the Cold War Years and Asia First: China and the Making of Modern American Conservatism offer two very different but ultimately complementary perspectives on the role that China played in mid-century U.S.

domestic politics. The former examines how Chinese Americans broke free from China’s. Kalb devotes nearly half of his book to chronicling McCarthy’s rise and fall, focusing in particular on the role that the renowned broadcast journalist Edward R.

Murrow — who hired Kalb at Author: Matthew Pressman. About the Author. Charlotte Brooks is Professor of History at Baruch College, is the author of Between Mao and McCarthy: Chinese American Politics in the Cold War Years and Alien Neighbors, Foreign Friends: Asian Americans, Housing, and the Transformation of Urban California.

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