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By David Yoo

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

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

The first book-length examine of faith in Korean American heritage, it is going to entice lecturers and common readers attracted to Asian American historical past, American spiritual background, and ethnic studies.

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