Child picture book, and big book. A counting book depicting the growth in a village and surrounding countryside during twelve months. Age: Children's picture book. The reader is asked to perform a series of mathematical operations integrated into the story of a lazy man who plants magic seeds and reaps an increasingly abundant harvest. Child picture book.
Becoming American: The Chinese Experience . Book Resources | PBS
Working from the assumption that racial attitudes and perceptions are fluid social constructs, this article examines the shifting American definitions of the Japanese and Chinese in terms of either paternalism or fears of the Yellow Peril. The ways that American perceptions of the Chinese and Japanese can change between perilous threat and paternalistic ward in relation to U. More broadly, this case highlights the role that racial perceptions play in U. Such an examination presents a different sort of peril in terms of generalization and conclusions made regarding the groups under consideration. Paternalistic notions and perceptions of a perilous Asian threat represent two prominent characterizations of the Chinese and Japanese peoples in the minds of many Americans.