Strangers from a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans

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Penguin Books, 1989 - History - 570 pages
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In an extraordinary blend of eloquent narrative history, vivid personal recollection, and oral testimony, Ronald Takaki relates the diverse 150-year history of Asian Americans. Through richly detailed vignettes--by turns bitter, funny, and inspiring--he offers a stunning panorama of a neglected part of Americanhistory. 16 pages of photographs.

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User Review  - Selena - Goodreads

Great book with lots of tidbits I never knew. Also great for finding other resources. Finally really sitting down to read this for my research. Read full review

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My professor wanted me to get this book for class, and I did end up getting it. Everything was pretty much on point, so you'll definitely be satisfied, but the only problem I did have was the price ... Read full review


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Ronald Takaki is a Fellow of the Society of American Historians & a professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. His books include "Strangers from a Different Shore" & "A Different Mirror" &, most recently, "A Larger Memory".

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