Asian American History and Culture: An Encyclopedia

Asian American History and Culture: An Encyclopedia

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With overview essays and more than 400 A-Z entries, this exhaustive encyclopedia documents the history of Asians in America from earliest contact to the present day. Organized topically by group, with an in-depth overview essay on each group, the encyclopedia examines the myriad ethnic groups and histories that make up the Asian American population in the United States. qAsian American History and Cultureq covers the political, social, and cultural history of immigrants from East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Pacific Islands, and their descendants, as well as the social and cultural issues faced by Asian American communities, families, and individuals in contemporary society. In addition to entries on various groups and cultures, the encyclopedia also includes articles on general topics such as parenting and child rearing, assimilation and acculturation, business, education, and literature. More than 100 images round out the set.Smaller national groups are covered in a single overview essay that summarizes immigration history, cultural heritage, and contemporary social status. Articles range from as long as several thousand words for overview and thematic essays, anbsp;...

Title:Asian American History and Culture: An Encyclopedia
Author:Huping Ling, Allan W. Austin
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-03-17


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