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Koreans in central California (1903-1957) : a study of settlement and transnational politics

Author: Marn Jai Cha
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, [2010]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book tells the Korean immigrants' life stories in California's eight San Joaquin Valley farm communities: Fresno, Hanford, Visalia, Dinuba, Reedley, Delano, Willows, and Maxwell. It describes how they survived through discrimination and injustices in the early 20th century America, and also details the Korean immigrants' efforts to regain their lost motherland from Japanese colonialism (1910-1945).
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cha, Marn Jai.
Koreans in central California (1903-1957).
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2010
(OCoLC)760924834
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marn Jai Cha
ISBN: 9780761852193 0761852190 9780761852209 0761852204
OCLC Number: 650219881
Description: xxiii, 229 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The beginnings of Korean settlement in California's Central Valley (1903-1909 --
The Dinuba Korean pioneers --
The Reedley Group and the Korean community (1921-1957) --
The Korean left and the Reedley Group (1920-1957) --
The Koreans in Delano, Willows, and Maxwell, California (1913-1957) --
The role of the state, social capital, and transnationalism --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Marn J. Cha.

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