The Imperialist Imaginary: Visions of Asia and the Pacific in American Culture

  title={The Imperialist Imaginary: Visions of Asia and the Pacific in American Culture},
  author={John R. Eperjesi},
In a groundbreaking work of "New Americanist" studies. John R. Eperjesi explores the cultural and economic formation of the Unites States relationship to China and the Pacific Rim in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Eperjesi examines a variety of texts to explore the emergence of what Rob Wilson has termed the "American Pacific." Eperjesi shows how works ranging from Frank Norris' The Octopus to the Journal of the American Asiatic Association, from the Socialist newspaper Appeal to… 
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