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Becoming yellow : a short history of racial thinking, Michael Keevak

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Becoming yellow : a short history of racial thinking
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Becoming yellow
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a short history of racial thinking
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Michael Keevak
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eng
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In their earliest encounters with Asia, Europeans almost uniformly characterized the people of China and Japan as white. This was a means of describing their wealth and sophistication, their willingness to trade with the West, and their presumed capacity to become Christianized. But by the end of the seventeenth century the category of whiteness was reserved for Europeans only. When and how did Asians become "yellow" in the Western imagination? Looking at the history of racial thinking, Becoming Yellow explores the notion of yellowness and shows that this label originated not in early travel t
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Becoming yellow : a short history of racial thinking, Michael Keevak
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Becoming yellow : a short history of racial thinking, Michael Keevak
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7t16j
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-210) and index
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Contents
Introduction: no longer white: the nineteenth-century invention of yellowness -- 1. Before they were yellow: East Asians in early travel and missionary reports -- 2. Taxonomies of yellow: Linnaeus, Blumenbach, and the making of a "Mongolian" race in the eighteenth century -- 3. Nineteenth-century anthropology and the measurement of "Mongolian" skin color -- 4. East Asian bodies in nineteenth-century medicine: the Mongolian eye, the Mongolian spot, and "Mongolism" -- 5. Yellow peril: the threat of a "Mongolian" Far East, 1895--1920
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