The “Yellow Peril” Mystique: Origins and Vicissitudes of a Racist Discourse

  title={The “Yellow Peril” Mystique: Origins and Vicissitudes of a Racist Discourse},
  author={Stanford Morris Lyman},
  journal={International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society},
  • S. Lyman
  • Published 1 June 2000
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society
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Storied Lives: Japanese American Students and World War II
AcknowledgmentsPrefaceAn Uneventful LifeToward a Better SocietyExemplarsYearbook PortraitsA Thousand CranesAntiracismAfterword: Nisei Student Relocation Commemorative FundNotesBibliographyIndex
The Great Pacific War
The Origins of the Russo-Japanese War
List of maps Editor's foreword Preface and acknowledgements Abbreviations Introduction 1. The first Russo-Japenese confrontation 1894-97 2. The Far Eastern crisis 1897-98 3. The road to the open door