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Author Green, Michael Cullen, 1977-

Title Black Yanks in the Pacific : race in the making of American military empire after World War II / Michael Cullen Green

Publ Info Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2010
 CCRI-Lincoln  E185.63 .G725 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  E185.63 .G725 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 207 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series United States in the world
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : everyday racial politics in a military empire -- Reconversion blues and the appeal of (re)enlistment -- The American dream in a prostrate Japan -- The public politics of intimate affairs -- A brown baby crisis -- The race of combat in Korea -- Epilogue : military desegregation in a militarized world
LC subject United States -- Armed Forces -- African Americans -- History -- 20th century
African American soldiers -- Japan -- History -- 20th century
African American soldiers -- Korea -- History -- 20th century
Japan -- History -- Allied occupation, 1945-1952
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Participation, African American
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century
ISBN 9780801448966 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801448964 (cloth : alk. paper)