The Third Asiatic Invasion: Empire and Migration in Filipino America, 1898-1846
Book by Rick Baldoz, Oberlin College
Reviewed by Victor Bascara, University of California, Los Angeles
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.
Read the book review at https://doi.org/10.1111/imre.12195.