Asian Americans: An Interpretive History

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Twayne, 1991 - History - 242 pages
"In 'Asian Americans : An Interpretive History' Sucheng Chan incisively examines the Asian American experience, weaving together the stories of Americans of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Filipino, and Asian Indian ancestry from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. Chan includes an account of the influx of a million refugees and immigrants from Vietnam, Laos, and Kampuchea since 1975. Economic survival, community structure, resistance to oppression, family formation, internment and military service during World War II, changing socio-economic status, educational achievements, political activities, and cultural expressions are all deftly analyzed."--

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two Immigration and Livelihood 1840s
three Hostility and Conflict
four The Social Organization of Asian Immigrant

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