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Author Yano, Christine Reiko.
Title Airborne dreams [electronic resource] : "Nisei" stewardesses and Pan American World Airways / Christine Yano.
Publication Info. Durham [NC] : Duke University Press, 2011.
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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the Pan Am skies as frontier of jet-age mobility -- 1955: postwar America, things Japanese, and "one-world?" tourism -- The "world's most experienced airline?" : Pan Am as global, national, and personal icon -- "Nisei?" stewardesses: dreams of Pan American's girl-next-door frontier -- Airborne class act : service and prestige as racialized spectacle -- Becoming Pan Am : bodies, emotions, subjectivity -- Frontier dreams : race, gender, class, cosmopolitan mobilities.
Note Description based on print version record
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Pan American World Airways, Inc.
Japanese American women -- Employment.
Flight attendants -- United States.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: Yano, Christine Reiko. Airborne dreams Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2011 9780822348368 0822348365 9780822348504 0822348500 (DLC) 2010035869
ISBN 9780822393368 (ebook)
0822393360 (ebook)
9780822348368 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822348365 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822348504 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822348500 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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