skip to content
Making waves : an anthology of writings by and about Asian American women Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Making waves : an anthology of writings by and about Asian American women

Author: Asian Women United of California.
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, 1989 ©1989
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
A collection of autobiographical writings, short stories, poetry, essays, and photos by and about Asian American women.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Making waves.
Boston : Beacon Press, ©1989
(OCoLC)608962446
Named Person: Amy Tan; Amy Tan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Asian Women United of California.
ISBN: 0807059056 9780807059050 0807059048 9780807059043
OCLC Number: 18907529
Description: xiv, 481 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: General introduction : a woman-centered perspective on Asian American history / Sucheta Mazumdar --
Part one. From shore to shore: immigration. Poem by the wellside / Meena Alexander ; Okasan/Mother [poem] / Sakae S. Roberson ; A girl on the swing [poem] / Chungmi Kim ; The people here : a letter [poem] / Myrna Peña-Reyes ; Magic island [poem] / Cathy Song ; The world of our grandmothers / Connie Young Yu ; Voices from the past : why they came / Dorothy Cordova ; Korean immigrant women in early twentieth-century America / Sun Bin Yim ; The hardships of escape for Vietnamese women / Van Luu --
Part two. Crashing waves: war. Shadow in stone [poem] / Janice Mirikitani ; We the exiled [poem] / Brenda Paik Sunoo ; War story / Elaine H. Kim ; The hopeland / K. Kam ; My mother's purple dress / Evelyn Lee and Gloria Oberst ; Nisei women and resettlement during World War II / Valerie Matsumoto --
Part three. Moving Current. And all the girls cried [poem] / Kathy Wong ; Chinatown talking story [poem] / Kitty Tsui ; Issei working women in Hawaii / Gail M. Nomura ; Ladies on the line : Punjabi cannery workers in central California / Marcelle Williams ; Behind unmarked doors : developments in the garment industry / Diane Yen-Mei Wong with Dennis Hayashi ; Women in the Silicon Valley / Rebecca Villones ; Asian American women in broadcasting / Felicia Lowe ; The gap between striving and achieving : the case of Asian American women / Deborah Woo --
Part four. Where rivers merge: generations. Mother [poem] / Beheroze F. Shroff ; The loom / R.A. Sasaki ; The parrot's beak / Kartar Dhillon ; Waiting for Papa's return / Cecilia Manguerra Brainard ; Dreams of Manong Frankie / Virginia Cerenio ; Behind the shadow [poem] / Angela Lobo-Cobb ; Double doors [poem] / Jonny Sullivan Price ; Growing up Asian in America / Kesaya E. Noda ; Makapuu Bay / Wakako Yamauchi ; Broad shoulders / Nellie Wong ; You're short, besides! / Sucheng Chan ; Mestiza girlhood : interracial families in Chicago's Filipino American community since 1925 / Barbara M. Posadas ; Asian American lesbians : an emerging voice in the Asian American community / Pamela H. --
Part six. Thunderstorms: injustice. Factory girls [poem] / Chea Villanueva ; Mosquitoes in the main room / Meena Alexander ; Two deserts / Valerie Matsumoto ; Lotus blossoms don't bleed : images of Asian women / Renee E. Tajima ; The business of selling mail-order brides / Venny Villapando ; Domestic violence among Pacific Asians / Nilda Rimonte ; Matchmaking in the classifieds of the immigrant Indian press / Rashmi Luthra ; In remembrance [poem] / Janice Mirikitani ; For the poets of "Firetree" on the second anniversary of the death of Benigno Aquino [poem] / Valorie Bejarano ; Growing up, 1968-1985 / Juanita Tamayo Lott ; The feminist movement : where are all the Asian American women? / Esther Ngan-Ling Chow ; From homemaker to housing advocate : an interview with Mrs. Chang Jok Lee / Nancy Diao ; Dust and dishes : organizing workers / Yoichi Shimatsu and Patricia Lee ; Seeking a voice : South Asian women's groups in North America / Jyotsna Vaid ; Asian Pacific American women in mainstream politics / Judy Chu.
Responsibility: edited by Asian Women United of California.
More information:

Abstract:

A collection of autobiographical writings, short stories, poetry, essays, and photos by and about Asian American women.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(9)

User lists with this item (7)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/18907529> # Making waves : an anthology of writings by and about Asian American women
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "18907529" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889916312#Person/tan_amy> ; # Amy Tan
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/110768273> ; # Amy Tan
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/305.48895073/e19/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/818606> ; # Asian American women
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889916312#Topic/literatur> ; # Literatur
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889916312#Topic/vrouwelijke_auteurs> ; # Vrouwelijke auteurs
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889916312#Topic/asiatin> ; # Asiatin
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889916312#Topic/minderheden> ; # Minderheden
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889916312#Place/usa> ; # USA.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889916312#Topic/aziaten> ; # Aziaten
   schema:bookEdition "First edition." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/123972460> ; # Asian Women United of California.
   schema:datePublished "1989" ;
   schema:description "A collection of autobiographical writings, short stories, poetry, essays, and photos by and about Asian American women."@en ;
   schema:description "General introduction : a woman-centered perspective on Asian American history / Sucheta Mazumdar -- Part one. From shore to shore: immigration. Poem by the wellside / Meena Alexander ; Okasan/Mother [poem] / Sakae S. Roberson ; A girl on the swing [poem] / Chungmi Kim ; The people here : a letter [poem] / Myrna Peña-Reyes ; Magic island [poem] / Cathy Song ; The world of our grandmothers / Connie Young Yu ; Voices from the past : why they came / Dorothy Cordova ; Korean immigrant women in early twentieth-century America / Sun Bin Yim ; The hardships of escape for Vietnamese women / Van Luu -- Part two. Crashing waves: war. Shadow in stone [poem] / Janice Mirikitani ; We the exiled [poem] / Brenda Paik Sunoo ; War story / Elaine H. Kim ; The hopeland / K. Kam ; My mother's purple dress / Evelyn Lee and Gloria Oberst ; Nisei women and resettlement during World War II / Valerie Matsumoto -- Part three. Moving Current. And all the girls cried [poem] / Kathy Wong ; Chinatown talking story [poem] / Kitty Tsui ; Issei working women in Hawaii / Gail M. Nomura ; Ladies on the line : Punjabi cannery workers in central California / Marcelle Williams ; Behind unmarked doors : developments in the garment industry / Diane Yen-Mei Wong with Dennis Hayashi ; Women in the Silicon Valley / Rebecca Villones ; Asian American women in broadcasting / Felicia Lowe ; The gap between striving and achieving : the case of Asian American women / Deborah Woo -- Part four. Where rivers merge: generations. Mother [poem] / Beheroze F. Shroff ; The loom / R.A. Sasaki ; The parrot's beak / Kartar Dhillon ; Waiting for Papa's return / Cecilia Manguerra Brainard ; Dreams of Manong Frankie / Virginia Cerenio ; Behind the shadow [poem] / Angela Lobo-Cobb ; Double doors [poem] / Jonny Sullivan Price ; Growing up Asian in America / Kesaya E. Noda ; Makapuu Bay / Wakako Yamauchi ; Broad shoulders / Nellie Wong ; You're short, besides! / Sucheng Chan ; Mestiza girlhood : interracial families in Chicago's Filipino American community since 1925 / Barbara M. Posadas ; Asian American lesbians : an emerging voice in the Asian American community / Pamela H. -- Part six. Thunderstorms: injustice. Factory girls [poem] / Chea Villanueva ; Mosquitoes in the main room / Meena Alexander ; Two deserts / Valerie Matsumoto ; Lotus blossoms don't bleed : images of Asian women / Renee E. Tajima ; The business of selling mail-order brides / Venny Villapando ; Domestic violence among Pacific Asians / Nilda Rimonte ; Matchmaking in the classifieds of the immigrant Indian press / Rashmi Luthra ; In remembrance [poem] / Janice Mirikitani ; For the poets of "Firetree" on the second anniversary of the death of Benigno Aquino [poem] / Valorie Bejarano ; Growing up, 1968-1985 / Juanita Tamayo Lott ; The feminist movement : where are all the Asian American women? / Esther Ngan-Ling Chow ; From homemaker to housing advocate : an interview with Mrs. Chang Jok Lee / Nancy Diao ; Dust and dishes : organizing workers / Yoichi Shimatsu and Patricia Lee ; Seeking a voice : South Asian women's groups in North America / Jyotsna Vaid ; Asian Pacific American women in mainstream politics / Judy Chu."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/889916312> ;
   schema:genre "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/608962446> ;
   schema:name "Making waves : an anthology of writings by and about Asian American women"@en ;
   schema:productID "18907529" ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780807059050> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780807059043> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/18907529> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889916312#Topic/vrouwelijke_auteurs> # Vrouwelijke auteurs
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Vrouwelijke auteurs"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/818606> # Asian American women
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Asian American women"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/110768273> # Amy Tan
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Tan" ;
   schema:givenName "Amy" ;
   schema:name "Amy Tan" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/123972460> # Asian Women United of California.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Asian Women United of California." ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780807059043>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0807059048" ;
   schema:isbn "9780807059043" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780807059050>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0807059056" ;
   schema:isbn "9780807059050" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/608962446>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Making waves." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/18907529> ; # Making waves : an anthology of writings by and about Asian American women
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.