The Asian-American Almanac: A Reference Work on Asians in the United States
The Almanac compiles comprehensive information into more than 40 chapters that focus on all major aspects of the life and culture of Asian Americans, from early Chinese immigrants in the 1830s to the present day. Chapters are written in essay form, offering greater in-depth coverage than encyclopedias covering similar subject areas. Topics discussed cover a wide array of historical, political, social and cultural issues, with biographical information on important figures also provided. More than 350 illustrations highlight the text, offering additional insight through photographs, maps, charts and tables. The Almanac also offers additional features, including an annotated bibliography and a subject index.
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