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Aug 18, 2019 - 21:02 PM By Karen Ishizuka

The political ferment of the 1960s produced not only the Civil Rights Movement but others in its wake women s liberation, gay rights, Chicano power, and the Asian American Movement Here is a definitive history of the social and cultural movement that knit a hugely disparate and isolated set of communities into a political identity and along the way created a racial groupThe political ferment of the 1960s produced not only the Civil Rights Movement but others in its wake women s liberation, gay rights, Chicano power, and the Asian American Movement Here is a definitive history of the social and cultural movement that knit a hugely disparate and isolated set of communities into a political identity and along the way created a racial group out of marginalized people who had been uncomfortably lumped together as Orientals The Asian American Movement was an unabashedly radical social movement, sprung from campuses and city ghettoes and allied with Third World freedom struggles and the anti Vietnam War movement, seen as a racist intervention in Asia It also introduced to mainstream America a generation of now internationally famous artists, writers, and musicians, like novelist Maxine Hong Kingston.Karen Ishizuka s definitive history is based on years of research and than 120 extensive interviews with movement leaders and participants It s written in a vivid narrative style and illustrated with many striking images from guerrilla movement publications Making Asian America is a book that fills out the full story of the Long Sixties.
  • Title: Serve the People: Making Asian America in the Long Sixties
  • Author: Karen Ishizuka
  • ISBN: 9781781688625
  • Page: 437
  • Format: Hardcover

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Miriam Aug 18, 2019 - 21:02 PM
Every now and then someone gets pissed enough to poke the model minority myth of Asian American passivity in the eye. Karen Ishizuka’s new book does that with the thick fingers of leaders and foot soldiers of the Asian Pacific Islanders movement of the Long Sixties. The book combines firsthand accounts from activists with analysis by intellectuals from many traditions and ethnicities. Chapters capture the rage, adrenaline, and crazy creativity necessary to create a shared, radical sense of com [...]
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Tina Bui Aug 18, 2019 - 21:02 PM
'Serve the People' is written by Karen Ishizuka, a film maker and activist who played an integral role in founding the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, California. In this book, she provides a spotlight on a number of events in Asian American history and on Asian American activists during the 1960s, a socially tumultuous time in the United States. Through her extensive research and interviews, she talks about the Asian experience of the first Chinese, Japanese, Filipinos and Kor [...]
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Elizabeth OH Aug 18, 2019 - 21:02 PM
A necessary read for Asian Americans wanting to learn about their activist history and gain insight on the goals of the movement in the 1960s.
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jess Aug 18, 2019 - 21:02 PM
fairly good survey but felt like it was lacking some important things (like a critique of frank chin's masculinity) and at times, sought a kind of problematic sense of idealism or resolution? in particular, the idea that the asian american movement was about asians in the u.s. creating for themselves a new homeland. not going to deny the very real affective connection to settlement and home but the language of a new homeland has some very Yikes nationalist / settler colonial implications in this [...]
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Sus Aug 18, 2019 - 21:02 PM
Not really sure what to say. I generally feel so disconnected from Asian American history but I am always inspired reading the radical history of Asians in the country.
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Tonstant Weader Aug 18, 2019 - 21:02 PM
Serve the People: Making Asian America in the Long Sixties is a history of the formation of Asian American identity and movement-building written by one of the participants. Karen L. Ishizuka not only was part of the movement, so were her husband and her extended family. This not only gives her history immediacy, it also gives her access and credibility to interview many of the participants who could be more candid with a fellow traveler than with an outsider.That access is revealed with discuss [...]
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Read Ng Aug 18, 2019 - 21:02 PM
This was a GoodReads giveaway win.Not my usual preferred reading material.Enlightenment. It was a term I recall from my younger days. This book provided Enlightenment.As an Asian American, I found this book to be insightful of events in US history that have made me the person that I am. I was unfortunately just a little too young during the "Long Sixties" to have participated in these events. (I do recall the Stockton Yellow Seed group.) The book does provide me some insight into just how much I [...]
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Tiffany Aug 18, 2019 - 21:02 PM
Thought-provoking. I found myself put off and in disagreement with some of the liberal commentary, but that's why this book deserves a good rating. It challenged my personal view of experiences as an Asian American who grew up in Kansas. I also had my father (who attended UC Berkeley in the 60s) and brother read it as well so that we could discuss our own experiences.
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Juliette Aug 18, 2019 - 21:02 PM
I won this book on . It is a very informative books worth reading. It is well-written, and easy to read. I really enjoyed the first part of the book "American Chop Suey" and the last one "Finding our Truth".
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Serve the People: Making Asian America in the Long Sixties By Karen Ishizuka The political ferment of the 1960s produced not only the Civil Rights Movement but others in its wake women s liberation, gay rights, Chicano power, and the Asian American Movement Here is a definitive history of the social and cultural movement that knit a hugely disparate and isolated set of communities into a political identity and along the way created a racial groupThe political ferment of the 1960s produced not only the Civil Rights Movement but others in its wake women s liberation, gay rights, Chicano power, and the Asian American Movement Here is a definitive history of the social and cultural movement that knit a hugely disparate and isolated set of communities into a political identity and along the way created a racial group out of marginalized people who had been uncomfortably lumped together as Orientals The Asian American Movement was an unabashedly radical social movement, sprung from campuses and city ghettoes and allied with Third World freedom struggles and the anti Vietnam War movement, seen as a racist intervention in Asia It also introduced to mainstream America a generation of now internationally famous artists, writers, and musicians, like novelist Maxine Hong Kingston.Karen Ishizuka s definitive history is based on years of research and than 120 extensive interviews with movement leaders and participants It s written in a vivid narrative style and illustrated with many striking images from guerrilla movement publications Making Asian America is a book that fills out the full story of the Long Sixties.

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