The Third Asiatic Invasion: Empire and Migration in Filipino America, 1898-1846

The Third Asiatic Invasion: Empire and Migration in Filipino America, 1898-1846

Victor Bascara, Associate Professor of Asian American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, reviews The Third Asiatic Invasion: Empire and Migration in Filipino America, 1898-1846. The book is a sociological history of Filipino America dealing with empire, racialization, nationalisms, assimilation, “benevolent independence,” and anti-miscegenation law. The resulting text is a study in state power and belonging, with particular emphasis on the legal conditions and instruments of American empire regarding the Philippines.

Publication Part Of International Migration Review
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Book by Rick Baldoz, Oberlin College
Reviewed by Victor Bascara, University of California, Los Angeles

Date of Publication Summer 2015
Pages e1-e2
DOI 10.1111/imre.12195
Volume 49
Issue Number 2

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