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Encyclopedia of Japanese American history : an A-to-Z reference from 1868 to the present

Author: Brian Niiya; Japanese American National Museum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©2001.
Series: Facts on File library of American history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated edView all editions and formats
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"This updated encyclopedia incorporates new materials and scholarly research, creating a current, all-encompassing, and accessible reference on the subject. Written under the auspices of the Japanese American National Museum - the leading repository of material on Japanese American history - the text, in addition to an A-to-Z encyclopedia section, also includes an enlightening overview by noted Asian American  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Reference works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Niiya; Japanese American National Museum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
ISBN: 0816040931 9780816040933 081604094X 9780816040940
OCLC Number: 43708577
Notes: Revised edition of: Japanese American history. c1993.
Description: xviii, 446 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Daniel K. Inouye --
Japanese American Population --
The Japanese in America / Gary Y. Okihiro --
Chronology --
Encyclopedia --
One Hundred Titles: A Basic Library on Japanese Americans.
Series Title: Facts on File library of American history.
Other Titles: Japanese American history.
Responsibility: Brian Niiya, editor ; Japanese American National Museum ; foreword by Daniel K. Inouye ; introduction essay by Gary Y. Okihiro.

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Japanese Americans have played an important and largely unrecognized role in American history. Only in the last twenty years has a more complete story emerged  Read more...

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