Download e-book for iPad: Contentious Spirits: Religion in Korean American History, by David Yoo

By David Yoo

ISBN-10: 0804769281

ISBN-13: 9780804769280

ISBN-10: 080476929X

ISBN-13: 9780804769297

Contentious Spirits explores the position of faith in Korean American historical past through the first half the 20 th century in Hawai'i and California. Historian David okay. Yoo argues that faith is crucial element of this group's adventure simply because its buildings and sensibilities deal with the complete variety of human experience.

Framing the ebook are 3 relational issues: faith & race, migration & exile, and colonialism & independence. In an interesting narrative, Yoo records the ways that faith formed the racialization of Korean within the usa, exhibits how faith fueled the transnational migration of Korean americans and its connections to their exile, and info a narrative within which faith intertwined with the visions and actions of independence while it was once additionally entangled in colonialism.

The first book-length examine of faith in Korean American background, it's going to attract lecturers and basic readers drawn to Asian American background, American non secular background, and ethnic studies.

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