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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York, USA .
Written in English


Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Paginationviii, 519 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26192762M
ISBN 109781476739410

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The Making of Asian America 1 Los Chinos in New Spain and Asians in Early America Long before Asians came to the United States, they went to Latin America. The earliest came as part of Spain’s Pacific empire stretching from Manila in the Philippines to Acapulco in New Spain (present-day Mexico)—an empire that had been built on Christopher Columbus’ accidental “discovery” of America Released on: Aug The Making of Asian America shares strong similarities with other broad inclusive Asian-American histories, most obviously Ronald Takaki's Strangers From a Different Shore, first published in Lee's book doesn't radically depart from its predecessors so much as provide a useful and important upgrade by broadening the scope and, at times /5(57).   A recurring theme in Erika Lee’s new book “The Making of Asian America: A History” is the humiliations of immigrant life — the “collective burden” of people who have to keep proving. The information about The Making of Asian America shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and.

  In that regard, “The Making of Asian America” shares strong similarities with other broad, inclusive Asian-American histories, most obviously Ronald Takaki’s “Strangers From a Different. "The Making of Asian America chronicles the past and connects it to the present an important document of history." — Minneapolis Post "Racism, as Lee shows, was the unifying factor in the Asian-American experience, bringing together twenty-three distinct immigrant groups, from very different parts of .   The Making of Asian America is full of fascinating stories about immigrants who left a mark on their adopted country.” "Epic and eye-opening." "An ambitious, sweeping, and insightful survey." "The Making of Asian America chronicles the past and connects it to the present an important document of history.". Get this from a library! The making of Asian America: a history. [Erika Lee] -- "The definitive history of Asian Americans by one of the nation's preeminent scholars on the subject. In the past fifty years, Asian Americans have helped change the face of America and are now the.

  In the past 50 years, Asian Americans have helped change the face of America and are now the fastest growing group in the United States. But as award-winning historian Erika Lee reminds us, Asian Americans also have deep roots in the country. THE MAKING OF ASIAN AMERICA tells the little-known history of Asian Americans and their role in American life, from the arrival of the first Asians in. A "ating" (The New York Times Book Review) history of Asian Americans and their role in American life, by one of the nation's preeminent scholars on the subject. In the past fifty years, Asian Americans have helped change the face of America and are now the fastest growing group in .   The Making of Asian America tells the little-known history of Asian Americans and their role in American life, from the arrival of the first Asians in the Americas to the present-day. A book.   A “comprehensive fascinating” (The New York Times Book Review) history of Asian Americans and their role in American life, by one of the nation’s preeminent scholars on the the past fifty years, Asian Americans have helped change the face of America and are now the fastest growing group in the United States. But much of their long history has been forgotten.4/5(3).