eBook Encyclopedia Of Asian American Folklore And Folklife, 1st Edition

  • Jonathan H.X. Lee
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  • ISBN-10: 0313350671
  • ISBN-13: 9780313350672
  • DDC: 398.2
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1254 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Overview

As the global and transnational relationship between Asia and America grow, so too are Asian American traditions, including folklore and folklife, becoming increasingly important to all Americans. Whether expressed in a Pakistani folk dance, a Mongolian religious story, or a song by Japanese American rapper Mike Shinoda, expressions of Asian American folklife are an important part of cultural life in America today.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction: Asian American Folklore and Folklife.
1: Pan Asian Americans.
2: Asian American Ethnomusicology and Folklore.
3: Asian American Family, Memory, and Folklore.
4: Asian American Female Suicide and Folklore.
5: Asian American Folklore and Children's Literature.
6: Asian American Folklore, Folklife, and Material Culture.
7: Asian American Grocery Stores.
8: Asian American Humor and Folklore.
9: Asian American Popular Culture and Folklore.
10: Asian American Queer Folklore and Folklife.
11: Asian American Queer Studies and Folklore.
12: Asian American Religious Studies and Folklore.
13: Asian American Theater and Folklore.
14: Asian American Visual Culture and Folklore.
15: Asian American Youth Culture and Folklore.
16: Asian Pacific Heritage Month.
17: Avalokitesvara.
18: “Got Rice?”.
19: Lotus Flower.
20: Model Minority.
21: Mother-Daughter Narrative in Asian American Literature.
22: Orientalism and Folklore.
23: Reincarnation in Dharmic Religions.
24: Root Quest.
25: Second and Subsequent Generations.
26: Sexuality, Love, and Folklore in Asian America.
27: Siddhartha Gautama (c. 6th–5th Centuries BCE).
28: Swastika.
29: “Twinkie,” “Banana,” “Coconut”.
30: Mixed Heritage, Mixed Race Asian Americans.
31: Myths of Origin.
32: Amerasians.
33: Hapa and Folklore.
34: Interracial/Interethnic Marriage and Romance.
35: Afghan Americans.
36: History, People, and Culture.
37: Culture and Language.
38: Folk Dance, Folklore, and Children's Tales.
39: Identity.
40: Religion.
41: Rites of Passage.
42: Burmese Americans.
43: History, People, and Culture.
44: Ancestor, Ghost, and Spirit.
45: Arts and Crafts.
46: Domestic Religious Practices.
47: Dying and Death Rituals.
48: Festivals and Holidays.
49: Folk Dance and Performance.
50: Folk Music.
51: Folktales.
52: Foods and Foodways.
53: Heroes and Heroines.
54: Home Decoration.
55: Humoral Medicine and Spirit Beliefs.
56: Identity.
57: Literature and Folklore.
58: Mythological and Legendary Deities.
59: Names and Name Giving.
60: Nature and Animals.
61: Proverbs and Maxims.
62: Religion.
63: Rites of Passage.
64: Social Etiquette and Customs.
65: Superstition and Taboo.
66: Temples.
67: Traditional Medicine and Healing.
68: Vernacular Language, Speech, and Manner.
69: Cambodian Americans.
70: History, People, and Culture.
71: Arts, Crafts, and Home Decorations.
72: Children's Folklore.
73: Clothes and Jewelry.
74: Dance, Music, and Performance.
75: Dying and Death Rituals.
76: Family and Community.
77: Festivals and Holidays.
78: Folk Music.
79: Foods and Foodways.
80: Heroes and Heroines.
81: Identity.
82: “The Killing Fields”.
83: Literature.
84: Names and Name Giving.
85: Narrative Folktales.
86: Proverbs and Maxims.
87: Religion.
88: Rites of Passage.
89: Social Etiquette, Customs, Superstitions, and Taboos.
90: Traditional Medicine and Healing.
91: Urban Legends.
92: Vernacular Language, Speech, and Manner.
93: Chinese Americans.
94: History, People, and Culture.
95: Ancestor, Ghost, and Spirit.
96: Arts and Crafts.
97: Bok Kai Temple and Parade.
98: Children's Folk Songs.
99: Chin, Vincent (1955–1982).
100: Chinatown.
101: Chinatown Ghost Stories.
102: Chinatown Opera Theaters.
103: Chinese Calligraphy.
104: Chinese Martial Arts.
105: Chinese Zodiac.
106: Clothes and Jewelry.
107: Confucian Traditions.
108: Domestic Religious Practices.
109: Donald Duk (Frank Chin) (1991).
110: Dying and Death Rituals.
111: Fa Mu Lan.
112: Family and Community.
113: Feng Shui/Geomancy.
114: Festivals and Holidays.
115: Folk Dances and Performances.
116: Folk Music.
117: Folklore in Children's Literature.
118: Foods and Foodways.
119: Fortune Cookie.
120: Fu Manchu and Charlie Chan.
121: Guandi.
122: Ha Jin (1956–).
123: Heroes and Heroines.
124: Home Decoration.
125: Hong Fook Tong.
126: Identity.
127: Kingston, Maxine Hong (1940–).
128: Lee, Bruce (1940–1973).
129: Lin, Maya Ying(1959–).
130: Literature and Folklore.
131: M. Butterfly.
132: The Monkey King (Sun Wukong).
133: Mythological and Legendary Deities.
134: Names and Name Giving.
135: Narcissus Festival and Queen Pageant (Honolulu).
136: Narrative Folktale.
137: Paper Sons/Paper Daughters.
138: Proverbs and Maxims.
139: Qing Ming.
140: Religion.
141: Rites of Passage.
142: Social Etiquette and Customs.
143: Taiwanese American Religious Temples.
144: Tan, Amy (1952–).
145: Taoism.
146: Tianhou/Mazu.
147: Traditional Medicine and Healing.
148: Vernacular Language, Speech, and Manner.
149: Vernacular Overseas Chinese Architecture.
150: Yin and Yang.
151: Filipino Americans.
152: History, People, and Culture.
153: Ancestor, Ghost, and Spirit.
154: Arts and Crafts.
155: Balikbayan Boxes.
156: Beauty Pageants.
157: Beauty Standards.
158: Bulosan, Carlos (1911–1956).
159: Children's and Folk Songs.
160: Clothes and Jewelry.
161: Debutantes.
162: Dying and Death Rituals.
163: Family and Community.
164: Festivals and Holidays.
165: Filipino American Churches.
166: Filipino American National Historical Society.
167: Filipino Turntablism/Mobile DJs.
168: Folk Music.
169: Foods and Foodways.
170: Gender Folklore.
171: Gonzalez, N. V. M. (1915–1999).
172: Heroes and Heroines.
173: Home Decoration.
174: Identity.
175: Igorot Ancestor, Ghost, and Spirit.
176: Igorot Balikbayans.
177: Igorot Dying and Death Rituals.
178: Igorot Family and Community.
179: Igorot Foods and Foodways.
180: Igorot Home Decoration.
181: Indigenous Folk Dance and Performance.
182: Indigenous Identity.
183: Jeepneys.
184: Literature and Folklore.
185: Malakas at Maganda.
186: Manilamen.
187: Mestizaje.
188: Names and Name Giving.
189: Narrative Folklore.
190: Pakikisama.
191: Pilipino Cultural Night.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
1: Hmong Americans.
2: History, People, and Culture.
3: Ancestor, Ghost, and Spirit.
4: Arts, Crafts, and Home Decoration.
5: Bride Capture.
6: Children's Literature and Folktales.
7: Clothes and Jewelry.
8: Dying and Death Rituals.
9: Family and Community.
10: Festivals and Holidays.
11: Folk Music.
12: Folk Songs.
13: Foods and Foodways.
14: Heroes and Heroines.
15: Identity.
16: Music.
17: Names and Name Giving.
18: Narrative/Oral Folktale.
19: Nature and Animals.
20: Proverbs and Maxims.
21: Religion.
22: Rites of Passage.
23: Shamanism.
24: Social Etiquette and Customs.
25: Story Cloths.
26: Textiles.
27: Vernacular Language, Speech, and Manner.
28: Indian Americans.
29: History, People, and Culture.
30: Ancestor, Ghost, and Spirit.
31: Ayurveda.
32: Children's Folk Songs.
33: Clothes and Jewelry.
34: Dance.
35: Domestic Religious Practices.
36: Dying and Death Rituals.
37: Festivals and Holidays.
38: Folk Music.
39: Foods and Foodways.
40: Henna.
41: Heroes and Heroines.
42: Hindu Temples in America.
43: Home Decoration.
44: Indian American Writers.
45: Jain Temples.
46: Literature and Folklore.
47: Little India.
48: Mukherjee, Bharati (1940–).
49: Muslim Mosques.
50: Mythological Hindu Deities.
51: Names and Name Giving.
52: Narrative Folktale.
53: Nature and Animals.
54: Proverbs and Maxims.
55: Religion.
56: Rites of Passage.
57: Social Etiquette and Customs.
58: Superstition and Taboo.
59: Threshold Designs.
60: Traditional Medicine and Healing.
61: Vernacular Language, Speech, and Manner.
62: Indonesian Americans.
63: History, People, and Culture.
64: Ancestor, Ghost, and Spirit.
65: Arts, Crafts, and Home Decoration.
66: Children's Folk Songs.
67: Clothes and Jewelry.
68: Dying and Death Rituals.
69: Family and Community.
70: Festivals and Holidays.
71: Folk Dance and Performance.
72: Foods and Foodways.
73: Heroes and Heroines.
74: Identity.
75: Javanese Puppets.
76: Literature and Folklore.
77: Names and Name Giving.
78: Narrative Folklore.
79: Proverbs and Maxims.
80: Religion.
81: Restaurants and Cuisine.
82: Rites of Passages.
83: Social Etiquette, Customs, Superstitions, and Taboos.
84: Traditional Medicine and Healing.
85: Vernacular Language, Speech, and Manner.
86: Japanese Americans.
87: History, People, and Culture.
88: Ancestor, Ghost, and Spirit.
89: Arts and Crafts.
90: Chanoyu (Japanese Tea Ceremony).
91: Cherry Blossom Festival.
92: Children's Literature and Songs.
93: Domestic Religious Practices.
94: Draft Resisters during World War II.
95: Dying and Death Rituals.
96: Dynasty Warriors.
97: Family and Community.
98: Festivals and Holidays.
99: Floral Arrangements.
100: Folk Dance and Performance.
101: Folk Music.
102: Folktales.
103: Foods and Foodways.
104: Hawaii Sugar Plantation.
105: Heroes and Heroines.
106: Identity.
107: Inouye, Daniel K. (1924–).
108: Internment Camps.
109: Japanese American Artists.
110: Japanese American National Museum.
111: Japantown.
112: Lemon Notebook (Remoncho).
113: Literature and Folklore.
114: Martial Arts.
115: Mori, Toshio (1910–1980).
116: Names and Name Giving.
117: Nature and Animals.
118: Noguchi, Isamu (1904–1988).
119: No-No Boys.
120: Okada, John (1923–1971).
121: Origami.
122: Pearl Harbor.
123: Picture Bride/Shashin Hanayome.
124: Pilgrimage to Japanese American Internment Sites.
125: Pokémon.
126: Proverbs and Maxims.
127: Religion.
128: Rites of Passage.
129: Shinoda, Michael Kenji “Mike” (1977–).
130: Social Etiquette and Customs.
131: Superstition and Taboo.
132: Taiko Performance.
133: Tatami.
134: Vernacular Language, Speech, and Manner.
135: Yamamoto, Hisaye (1921–).
136: Zen Garden.
137: Korean Americans.
138: History, People, and Culture.
139: Ancestor, Ghost, and Spirit.
140: Arts, Crafts, and Home Decoration.
141: Children and Folk Song.
142: Children's Literature and Folklore.
143: Clothes and Jewelry.
144: Comfort Women.
145: Domestic Religious Practices.
146: Dying and Death Rituals.
147: Family and Community.
148: Festivals and Holidays.
149: Folk Dance and Performance.
150: Folk Music.
151: Foods and Foodways.
152: Heroes and Heroines.
153: Identity.
154: Korean American Adoptee Film.
155: Korean American Adoptee Literature.
156: Korean American Adoptees.
157: Korean American Martial Arts.
158: Korean Church in America.
159: Koreatown and Koreans Living Overseas.
160: Literature.
161: Music.
162: Names and Name Giving.
163: Narrative Folklore.
164: Proverbs and Maxims.
165: Religion.
166: Rites of Passage.
167: Social Etiquette and Customs.
168: Superstition and Taboo.
169: Traditional Medicine and Healing.
170: Vernacular Language, Speech, and Manner.
171: Laotian Americans.
172: History, People, and Culture.
173: Ancestor, Ghost, and Spirit.
174: Arts, Crafts, and Home Decoration.
175: Children's Folk Song.
176: Clothes.
177: Domestic Religious Practices.
178: Dying and Death Rituals.
179: Family and Community.
180: Festivals and Holidays.
181: Folk Dance and Performance.
182: Foods and Foodways.
183: Heroes and Heroines.
184: Identity.
185: Jewelry.
186: Literature and Folklore.
187: Marriage Rituals.
188: Names and Name Giving.
189: Narrative Folktale.
190: Pii May Lao or Lao New Year.
191: Proverbs and Maxims.
192: Religion.
193: Rites of Passage.
194: Social Etiquette and Customs.
195: Traditional Medicine and Healing.
196: Vernacular Language, Speech, and Manner.
197: Malaysian Americans.
198: History, People, and Culture.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
1: Mongolian Americans.
2: History, People, and Culture.
3: Children.
4: Clothes and Jewelry.
5: Dying and Death Rituals.
6: Family and Community.
7: Festivals and Holidays.
8: Folk Dance and Performance.
9: Folk Music.
10: Folktales.
11: Foods and Foodways.
12: Heroes and Heroines.
13: Home Decoration.
14: Identity.
15: Music and Folk Song.
16: Names and Name Giving.
17: Proverbs and Maxims.
18: Religion.
19: Rites of Passage.
20: Social Etiquette and Customs.
21: Superstition and Taboo.
22: Traditional Medicine and Healing.
23: Vernacular Language, Speech, and Manner.
24: Nepali Americans.
25: History, People, and Culture.
26: Arts, Crafts, and Home Decoration.
27: Clothes and Jewelry.
28: Dying and Death Rituals.
29: Family and Community.
30: Festivals and Holidays.
31: Folk Dance and Performance.
32: Folk Music.
33: Foods and Foodways.
34: Identity.
35: Maxims and Proverbs.
36: Religion.
37: Rites of Passage.
38: Social Etiquette and Customs.
39: Traditional Medicine and Healing.
40: Vernacular Language, Speech, and Manner.
41: Okinawan Americans.
42: History, People, and Culture.
43: Art and Dance.
44: Festivals and Holidays.
45: Foods and Foodways.
46: Martial Arts.
47: Music.
48: Religion.
49: Vernacular Language, Speech, and Manner.
50: Pacific Islander Americans.
51: History, People, and Culture.
52: Ancestor, Ghost, and Spirit.
53: Arts, Crafts, and Home Decoration.
54: Chamorro Folklore of World War II.
55: Children and Folk Song.
56: Clothing and Jewelry.
57: Dying and Death Rituals.
58: Family and Community.
59: Festivals and Holidays.
60: Fiji and Fijians.
61: Filipino Material Culture on Guam.
62: Folk Dance.
63: Folk Music.
64: Foods and Foodways.
65: Guam and Chamorus.
66: Guam: Narratives of Female Deities among the Chamorro.
67: Hawaii and Hawaiian.
68: Hawaii: Nature and Animals.
69: Hawaiian Folklore.
70: Hawaiian Folk Music.
71: Heroes and Heroines.
72: Identity.
73: Literature and Folklore.
74: Names and Name Giving.
75: Narrative.
76: Pidgin.
77: Pigeons.
78: Polynesian Cultural Center.
79: Polynesians.
80: Puku'i, Mary Kawena (1895–1986).
81: Religion.
82: Rites of Passage.
83: Samoa and Samoans.
84: Surf and Surfing.
85: Tahiti and Tahitian.
86: Traditional Medicine and Healing.
87: Pakistani Americans.
88: History, People, and Culture.
89: Ancestor, Ghost, and Spirit.
90: Arts and Crafts.
91: Children's Folk Song.
92: Clothes and Jewelry.
93: Dying and Death Rituals.
94: Family and Community.
95: Festivals and Holidays.
96: Folk Dance.
97: Folk Music.
98: Foods and Foodways.
99: Heroes and Heroines.
100: Home Decoration.
101: Identity.
102: Literature and Folklore.
103: Names and Name Giving.
104: Narrative Folktale.
105: Proverbs and Maxims.
106: Religion.
107: Rites of Passage.
108: Social Etiquette and Customs.
109: Superstition and Taboo.
110: Traditional Medicine and Healing.
111: Vernacular Language, Speech, and Manner.
112: Punjabi Americans.
113: History, Economy, and Cuisine.
114: Arts, Crafts, and Home Decoration.
115: Children's Folklore.
116: Dying and Death Rituals.
117: Family and Community.
118: Festivals and Holidays.
119: Foods and Foodways.
120: Gurbani Kirtan.
121: Gurdwara.
122: Heroes and Heroines.
123: Home Decoration.
124: Identity.
125: Literature and Folklore.
126: Names and Name Giving.
127: Proverbs and Maxims.
128: Religion.
129: Rites of Passage.
130: Sikh Gurus.
131: Sikhism.
132: Traditional Medicine and Healing.
133: Vernacular Language, Speech, and Manner.
134: Sri Lankan Americans.
135: History, People, and Culture.
136: Arts, Crafts, and Home Decoration.
137: Caste.
138: Christians.
139: Clothes and Jewelry.
140: Dying and Death Rituals.
141: Family and Community.
142: Festivals and Holidays.
143: Folk Dance and Performance.
144: Foods and Foodways.
145: Heroes and Heroines.
146: Identity.
147: Literature and Folklore.
148: Muslims.
149: Names and Name Giving.
150: Religion.
151: Rites of Passage.
152: Tamil Folktales and Proverbs.
153: Traditional Medicine and Healing.
154: Thai Americans.
155: History, People, and Culture.
156: Ancestor, Ghost, and Spirit.
157: Arts, Crafts, and Home Decoration.
158: Children's Folklore.
159: Clothes and Jewelry.
160: Community.
161: Domestic Religious Practices.
162: Dying and Death Rituals.
163: Ethnic Media.
164: Family and Community.
165: Festivals and Holidays.
166: Folk Dance and Performance.
167: Folk Music.
168: Foods and Foodways.
169: Heroes and Heroines.
170: Identity.
171: Names and Name Giving.
172: Narrative Folklore.
173: Religion.
174: Rites of Passage.
175: Social Etiquette, Customs, Superstitions, and Taboos.
176: Thai Dance and Music.
177: Thai Town.
178: Traditional Medicine and Healing.
179: Vernacular Language, Speech, and Manner.
180: Tibetan Americans.
181: History, People, and Culture.
182: Arts, Crafts, and Home Decoration.
183: Children and Folk Song.
184: Clothes and Jewelry.
185: Dalai Lama (1935–).
186: Dying and Death Rituals.
187: Family and Community.
188: Festivals and Holidays.
189: Folk Dance and Performance.
190: Folk Music.
191: Foods and Foodways.
192: Heroes and Heroines.
193: Identity.
194: Literature and Folklore.
195: Names and Name Giving.
196: Narrative Folktales.
197: Proverbs and Maxims.
198: Religion.