25 Events that Shaped Asian American History: An Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic

by
Lan Dongeditor

Lan Dong is associate professor of English at the University of Illinois Springfield and is author and editor of several books.

25 Events that Shaped Asian American History: An Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic

20190331

Greenwood

Pages 496
Topics Race and Ethnicity: Asian American Studies;American History: Race and Ethnicity;Angel Island Opening in San Francisco Bay, 1910;Asian Pacific American Heritage Week Established, 1978;California Gold Rush, 1848–1855;Central Pacific Railroad Recruiting Chinese Workers, 1865;Chinese Exclusion Act, 1882;The Delano Grape Strike and Boycott, 1965–1970;Hawai'i Becoming a US Territory, 1898;Inouye, Daniel K., First Asian American US Senator, 1962;Japanese American Internment, 1942–1946;Korean War, 1950–1953;Los Angeles Riots, 1992;The Murder of Vincent Chin, 1982;9/11 and Islamophobia, 2001–2017;US v. Wong Kim Ark, 1898

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25 Events that Shaped Asian American History: An Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic

Author(s): Lan Dong
Contributors: Dong, Lan;
Abstract:

This book provides detailed and engaging narratives about 25 pivotal events in Asian American history, celebrates Asian Americans' contributions to U.S. history, and examines the ways their experiences have shaped American culture.


• Provides readers with an understanding of the key events in Asian American history

• Includes broad and detailed coverage through biographies of notable figures, excerpts from primary sources, a chronology, and sidebars

• Highlights Asian Americans' achievements and contributions to American history and culture

• Demonstrates the important roles of Asian Americans in the US

• Recommends additional resources for further study

Editor(s): Dong, Lan;
SortTitle: 25 events that shaped asian american history: an encyclopedia of the american mosaic
Keyword(s): Race and Ethnicity: Asian American Studies; American History: Race and Ethnicity; Angel Island Opening in San Francisco Bay, 1910; Asian Pacific American Heritage Week Established, 1978; California Gold Rush, 1848–1855; Central Pacific Railroad Recruiting Chinese Workers, 1865; Chinese Exclusion Act, 1882; The Delano Grape Strike and Boycott, 1965–1970; Hawai'i Becoming a US Territory, 1898; Inouye, Daniel K., First Asian American US Senator, 1962; Japanese American Internment, 1942–1946; Korean War, 1950–1953; Los Angeles Riots, 1992; The Murder of Vincent Chin, 1982; 9/11 and Islamophobia, 2001–2017; US v. Wong Kim Ark, 1898
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Lan Dongeditor

Lan Dong is associate professor of English at the University of Illinois Springfield and is author and editor of several books.

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Imprint: Greenwood
Pages: 496
Publication Date: 20190331