Index
Abbas, Ackbar, 12
African Americans, 21, 76, 97
Air France, 4
Air India International, 4
Airline Deregulation Act (1978), 173
Air News Japan, 70–71
Airplanes: branding and, 43; cabins of,
27, 30–32, 54, 64, 111, 143, 164; as
clippers, 37, 39; as contact zone, 31;
in films, 49–50; military and, 36; as
symbol of modernity, 11, 29–30, 31,
179; transculturation and, 124–25;
traveler experience and, 11, 30–31,
42, 52–53, 54
Airport (Hailey), 31
Albrecht, Ernie, 69, 97–98, 103–4,
106, 109–10, 117, 136
Alcohol consumption, 120–21
Alitalia Airlines, 75
American Airlines, 37
American Export, 47
Ang, Ien, 151, 170–71
Anzaldúa, Gloria, 188 n. 10
Apollo missions, 51
Army Medical Corps, 25
Asian American Political Alliance, 172
Asian Americans: identity and, 19; as
model minority, 17. See also Asian
and Asian American women; Japa-
nese Americans
Asian and Asian American women:
anti-Asian immigration laws and,
187 n. 4, 189 n. 16; careers and, 6–7;
cosmopolitanism and, 2, 4; emanci-
pation of, 2; as model minority, 17,
22, 24; multiculturalism of, 172; as
newscasters, 108; postwar images of,
22–25; stereotypes of, 6, 17, 22–25,
30, 73–74, 101, 105, 106, 115, 151,
169; visibility and invisibility of, 24;
as wacS, 25–26, 169; as war brides,
23–24. See also Nisei flight attendants
Assimilation: enforced, 8–9; Nisei
flight attendants and, 15, 28, 73, 138,
180
Auge, Marc, 31
Aviation Corporation of the Ameri-
cas, 36
aware, 174, 175
Barnes, Edward, 3, 177
Barry, Kathleen, 27
Beatles, 49, 175
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