Strangers from a different shore : a history of Asian Americans (Book, 1989) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Strangers from a different shore : a history of Asian Americans

Strangers from a different shore : a history of Asian Americans

Author: Ronald T Takaki
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView 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.
Boston : Little, Brown, ©1989
(OCoLC)1251758335
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald T Takaki
ISBN: 0316831093 9780316831093
OCLC Number: 19123905
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Description: ix, 570 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 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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An overview of Asian American history, written by an American with Japanese roots, this work of popular history gives voice to Asian Americans past and present. It reveals the aspirations and  Read more...
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