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Strangers from a different shore : a history of Asian Americans

Author: Ronald T Takaki
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of Asian Americans, introducing the people, the cultures, and their hope, fears, contribution, and dreams.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Takaki, Ronald T., 1939-2009.
Strangers from a different shore.
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1990
(OCoLC)757010394
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald T Takaki
ISBN: 0140138854 9780140138856
OCLC Number: 21078679
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Boston : Little, Brown, 1989.
Description: ix, 570 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: From a different shore: their history bursts with telling --
Overblown with hope: the first wave of Asian immigration --
Gam saan haak: the Chinese in nineteenth-century America --
Raising cane: the world of plantation Hawaii --
Ethnic solidarity: the settling of Japanese America --
Ethnic islands: the emergence of urban Chinese America --
Struggling against colonialism: Koreans in America --
"The tide of turbans": Asian Indians in America --
Dollar a day, dime a dance: the forgotten Filipinos --
The watershed of World War II: democracy and race --
"Strangers" at the gates again: post-1965 --
Breaking silences: community of memory.
Responsibility: Ronald Takaki.

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A history of Asian Americans, introducing the people, the cultures, and their hope, fears, contribution, and dreams.

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