Oceanic Archives, Indigenous Epistemology, and Transpacific American Studies /

This collection presents a map for the way forward in transpacific American studies and the papers demonstrate ways of realizing the rich potential of the new direction. In this volume Shelley Fisher Fishkin, a leader in the field, challenges her fellow scholars to make use of archives outside the U...

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Other Authors / Creators:Heim, Otto, editor.
Johnson, Kendall L., editor.
Shu, Yuan, 1963- editor.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Baltimore, Maryland : Project Muse, 2019
Online Access:Click here for full text at Project MUSE
Table of Contents:
  • Part I. Reading oceanic archives in a transnational space : ocean history, Spanish Manila, and the world geography of faith in the early United States
  • American and international whaling, c.1770-1820 : toward an ocean history / James R. Fichter
  • Spanish Manila : a transpacific maritime enterprise and America's first Chinatown / Evelyn Hu-DeHart
  • Residing in "south-eastern Asia" of the Antebellum United States : Reverend David Abeel and the world geography of American print evangelism and commerce / Kendall Johnson
  • part II. Oceanic archives and the transterritorial turn : constituting the "public," genealogizing colonial and indigenous translations
  • "Thank God for the maladjusted" : the transterritorial turn towards the Chamorro poetry of Guåhan (Guam) / Craig Santos Perez
  • Land, history, and the law : constituting the "public" through environmentalism and annexation / Susan Y. Najita
  • Genealogizing colonial and indigenous translations and publications of the Kumulipo / Brandy Nālani McDougall
  • part III. Remapping transpacific studies : oceanic archives of imperialim/s, transpacific imagination, and memories of murder
  • The open ocean for interimperial collaboration : scientists' networks across and in the Pacific Ocean in the 1920s / Tmoko Akami
  • Maxine Hong Kingston's transpacific imagination : from the talk story of the "No-Name woman" to the Book of peace / Yuan Shu
  • Memories of murder : the other Korean War (in Viet Nam) / Viet Thanh Nguyen
  • part IV. Revisiting oceanic archives, rethinking transnational American studies : next steps, oceanic communities, and transpacific ecopoetics
  • Transnational American studies : next steps? / Shelley Fisher Fishkin
  • Recalling oceanic communities : the transnational theater of John Kneubuhl and Victoria Nalani Kenubhul / Otto Heim
  • Oceania as peril and promise : towards theorizing a worlded vision of transpacific ecopoetics / Rob Wilson.