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Braving a new world : Cambodian (Khmer) refugees in an American city

Author: MaryCarol Hopkins
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1996.
Series: Contemporary urban studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This enthography presents a holistic view of a nearly invisible ethnic minority in the urban Midwest: Cambodian refugees. It looks at Cambodian history and the reign which led these farmers to flee  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hopkins, MaryCarol.
Braving a new world.
Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1996
(OCoLC)605601904
Online version:
Hopkins, MaryCarol.
Braving a new world.
Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1996
(OCoLC)609307447
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: MaryCarol Hopkins
ISBN: 0897893921 9780897893923
OCLC Number: 34513951
Description: xiv, 169 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Orthographic notes --
Note on place and ethnic names --
[ch.] 1. Introduction --
[ch.] 2. Material culture : meeting basic needs --
[ch.] 3. Patterns of kinship --
[ch.] 4. Patterns of social organization --
[ch.] 5. Ideology : traditional values in a new setting --
[ch.] 6. Agents of culture change : individuals and institutions --
[ch.] 7. Formal education : Cambodian children in american schools --
[ch.] 8. Braving a new world : maintaining tradition, transcending barriers.
Series Title: Contemporary urban studies.
Responsibility: MaryCarol Hopkins.

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"Cambodian Americans are not ordinary immigrants. First caught up in Vietnam's war in Southeast Asia, then ravaged by the maniacal policies of Pol Pot and his young minions, who tried and nearly Read more...

 
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