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Distinguished Asian Americans : a biographical dictionary

Author: Hyung-chan Kim
Publisher: Westport, Conn. [u.a.] : Greenwood Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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This is a resource of biographical profiles of noted Asian Americans, celebrating the contributions of 166 distinguished Asian Americans. The work represents more than 75 fields of endeavour,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biography Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hyung-chan Kim
ISBN: 0313289026 9780313289026
OCLC Number: 237359631
Description: XVIII, 430 S. : ill.
Contents: Introduction Kyutaro Abiko Eleanor Academia Chun Afong Ch'ang Ho Ahn Philip Ahn John Fugue Aiso Chang Apana George Ryoichi Ariyoshi Jose Aruego Tai Babilonia Bobby Balcena Thang Nguyen Barrett Lynda Barry Amar Gopal Bose Carlos Bulosan Benjamin J. Cayetano Sucheng Chan Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar Michael Chang Elaine L. Chao Tin-Yuke Char Boona Cheema Anna Chen Chennault Ng Poon Chew Frank Chin Hung Wai Ching Thomas W. Chinn Margaret Cho Martha C. Ch'oe Bong Youn Choy Herbert C. Choy Louis Chu Connie Chung Eugene Y. Chung Ananda Coomaraswamy Taraknath Das Hisaye Yamamoto DeSoto Kartar Dhillon Victoria Manalo Draves Edith Maud Eaton Bobby Enriquez Marina Estrella Espina March Fong Eu Hiram Fong Philip Kan Gotanda Carl Sadakichi Hartmann S.I.Hayakawa Sessue Hayakawa Le Ly Hayslip Gordon Kiyoshi Hirabayashi Chinn Ho Ping Ti Ho William K. Hosokawa Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston Francis Lang Kwang Hsu David Henry Hwang Bong Hak Hyun Soon Hyun Lawson Fusao Inada Daniel Ken Inouye Larry Itliong Lance A. Ito Philip Jaisohn Indira Freitas Johnson Connie Kang Sen Katayama James K. Kealoha Fazlur Rahman Khan Jay Kim Richard Kim Dong Kingman Maxine Hong Kingston Harry H.L. Kitano Tommy Tamio Kono Fred T. Korematsu Michelle Kwan Him Mark Lai Ruth Asawa Lanier Bruce Lee Chang Rae Lee Ming Cho Lee Rose Hum Lee Sammy Lee Tsung Dao Lee Yuan-Tseh Lee Victor Hao Li Genevieve Lim John Keun Lim Maya Lin Daniel S.C. Liu Gary Locke John Lone Bette Bao Lord Keye Luke Wing Luke Kalfred Dip Lum Chin Lung Yo-Yo Ma Frederick Kinzaburo Makino Mike Masaoka Robert T. Matsui Masayuki "Spark" Matsunaga Nobu McCarthy Zubin Mehta David C. Mendoza Benjamin Menor Dale Minami Norman Y. Mineta Patsy Takemoto Mink S. Frank Miyamoto Hiroshi H. Miyamura Toyo Miyatake Ronald Tai Young Moon Toshio Mori Sadao Munemori Josie Cruz Natori Haing Ngor Isamu Noguchi Angela Oh Soon Tek Oh Vincent H. Okamoto Steven Okazaki Mine Okubo James Matsumoto Omura Yoshinobu Oyakawa Young J. Paik Chan Ho Park Yongman Park I.M.Pei Aarati Prabhakar Dith Pran Safi U. Qureshy A.K. Ramanujan Syngman Rhee Roshni Rustomji-Kerns James Yoshinori Sakamoto Eduardo San Juan Robert Santos Dalip Singh Saund George Shima Paull Hobom Shin Joe Shoong Sichan Siv Chang Mook Sohn Yellapragada Subba Row Stanley Sue Henry Yuzuru Sugimoto Betty Lee Sung Amy Tan Togo William Tanaka Chang Lin Tien Samuel Chao Chung Ting Edison Uno Charles B. Wang Wayne Wang Yung Wing Anna May Wong Jade Snow Wong Chien-Shiung Wu Nguyen Huu Xuong Kristi Yamaguchi Chen Ning Yang Minoru Yasui Do Ngoc Yen Jacqueline Eurn Hai Young Judy Yung Appendices Index
Responsibility: ed. by Hyung-Chan Kim.

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.,."[C]overs a wide range of Asian Americans, not just celebrities and familiar faces...[T]he text is accurate and easy to understand, but avoids talking down to the reader. This dictionary would be Read more...

 
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