Enfolding silence: the transformation of Japanese American religion and art under oppression

"Japanese Americans developed complex silences in response to social and religious marginalization. Utilizing case studies and histories of Japanese American arts--gardening, origami, jazz, and monuments. Enfolding Silence employs interdisciplinary analysis to uncover 'non-binary silences&...

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Main Author: Esaki, Brett J. (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: New York, NY Oxford University Press [2016]
Series/Journal:AAR academy series
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B USA / Japanese / Marginal group / Racism / Religion / Art
Further subjects:B Japanese Americans Social conditions
B Japanese Americans Intellectual life
B Marginality, Social United States History
B Japanese Americans Religion
B Silence Social aspects United States History
B United States Race relations History
B Social change United States History
B Arts and society United States History
B Racism United States History
B Arts, Japanese United States History
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Summary:"Japanese Americans developed complex silences in response to social and religious marginalization. Utilizing case studies and histories of Japanese American arts--gardening, origami, jazz, and monuments. Enfolding Silence employs interdisciplinary analysis to uncover 'non-binary silences' that are mixtures of silences from religion, art, and oppression"--Provided by publisher
Introduction: "They're Just like White Kids" : Genealogy and Theory of Japanese American Non-Binary Silence -- Gardening, the Silence of Space, and the Humanity of Judgment -- Origami, the Silence of Self, and the Spirit of Vulnerability -- Jazz, the Silence of Time, and Modes of Justice -- Monuments, the Silence of Legacy, and Kodomo Tame Ni -- Epilogue: "Whiz Kids"? : Racial Shamelessness, the Model Minority, and the Future of Silence -- Appendix: Background Information Sheet and Interview Questionnaire
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-258) and index
ISBN:0190251425