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Writing from these roots : literacy in a Hmong-American community

Author: John Duffy
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Outstanding Book Award, Conference on College Composition and Communication"We are only beginning to recognize the global forces that have long shaped literacy in the United States. What we need now is a book that demonstrates how to theorize U.S. literacy with regard to globalization's complex legacy. Writing from These Roots satisfies this need, and then some. Duffy's careful representation of Hmong literacy  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Duffy, John, 1955-
Writing from these roots.
Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007002858
(OCoLC)82470570
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Duffy
ISBN: 9781435666436 1435666437 9780824861100 0824861108
OCLC Number: 256627778
Language Note: In English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 241 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Lost books and broken promises: the Hmong people in China and Laos --
Rumors, ropes, and redemptions: Hmong writing systems in China and Laos --
Never to hold a pencil: the problem with "preliteracy" --
Other gods and countries: Hmong literacy development in Laos --
Writing Hmong Americans: reading and writing in the United States --
Hmong Americans rewriting: testimony, gender, and civic life.
Responsibility: John M. Duffy.
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Documents the historical development of literacy in a Midwestern American community of Laotian Hmong, a people who came to US as refugees from the Vietnam War and whose language had no accepted  Read more...

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