Japanese Americans: The History and Culture of a People (Hardback)Jonathan H. X. Lee (editor)
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This book provides a comprehensive story of the complicated and rich story of the Japanese American experience-from immigration, to discrimination, to adaptation, achievement and contributions to the American mosaic.
* Includes more than 200 clearly written, cross-referenced entries that present brief histories on the key people, places, and events associated with Japanese American history
* Highlights the distinctive contributions of Japanese Americans to the fabric and plurality of American life
* Describes the political, social, and religious institutions founded by Japanese Americans and the community-building, activist, and philanthropic roles they have played
* Provides a chronology of events, illustrations, and collection of primary documents
Number of pages: 462
"This single-volume work provides a comprehensive look at the experiences and achievements of Japanese Americans in many facets of American history and life. . . . This volume would be a useful addition to public and undergraduate libraries." - Booklist
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