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185 Index Abani, Chris, GraceLand, 124, 169n78 acto, 63–66, 71 Adams, Ansel, 74–75 adoption, international, 26, 114, 125–132 African Americans, 5–8, 10–11, 17, 20, 29, 47, 159n10; in Choi’s The Foreign Student, 91–92; and coalition building, 28, 46, 51; in Paredes’s George Washington Gómez, 51, 53; slavery, 139, 141; in Valdez’s Zoot Suit, 64, 68–71, 160n37, 161n40; in World War II, 57; in Yamada’s Camp Notes, 78–79; in Yamashita’s Tropic of Orange, 107, 113, 123. See also black/white binary Alamo, remembering the, 47–48, 50, 52, 54, 154n81 alien: “illegal,” 8, 14, 17–18, 21; national, 10–11, 16, 156n14; “perpetual foreigners,” 3–5, 8–10, 13–14, 19, 22, 25, 58–59, 61, 68, 81, 92, 153n68, 163n106; World War II enemy classification , 1, 74, 77, 91 Alquizola, Marilyn C., 35 Alvarez, Luis, 68, 160n37 American Dream, 18, 37, 97, 99–100, 103–104 American exceptionalism, 3, 14, 22, 24, 31–32. See also imperialism, United States American jeremiad, 36–37, 43, 54 American studies, 22, 26, 133, 136, 146 Ancheta, Angelo, 25, 58, 59, 153n48 Anderson, Benedict, 9, 19, 29 Angel Island, 110, 134 Anzaldúa, Gloria, 1–3, 22, 54, 110 Appadurai, Arjun, 111 Argentina, 125 Arizona HB 2281, 23, 155n5 Arizona SB 1070, 155n5 Bagai, Vaishno Das, 152n40 “barred Asiatic zone.” See Immigration Act of 1917 Bascara, Victor, 34, 35 “benevolent assimilation,” 38, 54 Bercovitch, Sacvan, 36 bildungsroman, 51 black/white binary, 4, 8, 16, 19–20, 58, 90–91, 102 Bonilla-Silvo, Eduardo, 28 border(s): and American studies, 133–134, 147; movement across, 26–27, 107, 110, 115–126, 131, 142, 147; theory, 22, 26, 32, 110, 112, 115, 117; United States-Mexico, 1–2, 15, 17–18, 24, 30, 34, 45–55, 110–111, 113, 116, 118–125, 134, 156n14, 158n70, 167n15, 168n17 Bow, Leslie, 90, 92–93 “bracero,” or guest worker program, 60, 120, 122, 160n19. See also labor Brainard, Cecilia Manguerra, 54, 158n95 Brazil, 113, 119, 168n17 Briggs, Laura, 126–127, 131 Brokaw, Tom, 57, 59, 159n4 Broyles-González, Yolanda, 66, 69, 159n12 bullfighting, as metaphor, 129–130 Bulosan, Carlos, 33–37, 43–45, 52, 54–55, 58, 60, 71, 157n46; America Is in the Heart, 24–25, 32–45, 49, 52, 54–55, 60, 86, 157n41, 157n55; The Cry and the Dedication, 36; “Freedom from Want,” 35; Laughter of My Father, 36 Cable Act of 1922, 11 Cacho, Lisa Marie, 18, 153n68 Cambodia, 83, 163n7 Caminero-Santangelo, Marta, 95, 166n71, census: Latin American, 139; United States, 5, 7, 19, 29, 111, 151n12 Central America: Asians in, 142, 171n4; in García’s Lady Matador’s Hotel, 114, 125–126, 130, 132, 168n36; migration to the United States, 18, 20; United States military involvement in, 84, 114, 126, 163n7. See also Guatemala Cervantes, Lorna Dee, 23 Cha, Theresa Hak Kyung, 82 Chan, Jeffery, 74, 92 Chang, Juliana, 71–72 Cheung, King-kok, 171n4 186 Index Chicana/os. See Mexican Americans Chicano movement, 24–25, 33, 58, 63–64 Chin, Frank, 92 Chin, Vincent, 153n48, 153n68 Chinese Americans, 9–12, 110, 163n106; diasporic literature of, 135–136, 138; discrimination against, 9–12, 155n5, 168n17; racial violence against, 9, 17, 153n48; railroad workers, 20, 154n77; in Siu’s El tramo final, 147; in Yamashita’s Tropic of Orange, 107, 118. See also Chinese Latin Americans Chinese Exclusion Act, 8–12, 22, 33, 167n15, 168n17 Chinese Latin Americans, 111, 113, 135, 139, 141, 167n15, 167n17, 171n11, 172n30; in García’s Monkey Hunting, 114, 141; in Siu’s El tramo final, 27, 135–147 Choi, Susan, 25–26, 84–85, 104–106; The Foreign Student, 25–26, 82–94, 96, 104–106 Chu, Patricia, 21 Chuh, Kandice, 9, 39, 145–146 citizens’ groups, 13, 37, 73 citizenship: exclusion from, 8–13, 112, 137, 145, 152n40, 156n14; and Filipinos, 34, 43; and globalization, 112; and Latina/os, 2–3, 14–19, 30; Puerto Ricans as, 17, 142; responsibility of, 130, 154n90 Civil Liberties Act of 1988, 13, 73 civil rights activism, 18–19, 20–21, 27, 86; and literature, 25, 58–59, 62, 71–72, 79, 118; to obtain redress for Japanese Americans, 13, 73; in Valdez’s Zoot Suit, 67–68 “class apart.” See Hernandez v. Texas Cold War, 3, 18, 25–26, 30, 82–87, 147, 163n7, 164n15, 164n23, 165n63; in Choi’s The Foreign Student, 87–94, 105–106; in García’s Lady Matador’s...

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