The developments and transformations that historians study may seem abstract and removed from ordinary people's lives. To ground these broader themes and ideas, we present various historical episodes. These stories and essays discuss individual people, groups, or issues in detail to illustrate or highlight larger themes or ideas.
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evil “Oriental” villains — a brief
examination of Asian villains in 20th century American popular/mass
culture that discusses issues of media representation and “Orientalism.” .
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how Tiger Woods lost his stripes — Asian Americans in Sports (Henry
Yu) . . . <read more>