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7 edition of Making and Remaking Asian America found in the catalog.

Making and Remaking Asian America

by Bill Hing

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Social history,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • USA,
  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • General,
  • Minority Studies - Ethnic American,
  • Social Science / Minority Studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7928874M
    ISBN 100804723605
    ISBN 109780804723602

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      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. "In her sweeping, powerful new book, Erika Lee considers the rich, complicated, and sometimes invisible histories of Asians in the United States" (Huffington Post). The Making of Asian America shows how generations of Asian immigrants and their American-born descendants have made and remade Asian American life, from sailors who came on the.

      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 subject. In the past fifty years, Asian Americans have helped change the face of America and are now the fastest growing group in the United by: The Making of Asian America A History (Book): Lee, Erika: "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 fastest growing group in the United States. But as award-winning historian Erika Lee reminds us, Asian Americans also have deep roots in.


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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 Cited by: Making and Remaking Asian America Through Immigration Policy, [Bill Ong Hing] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Making and Remaking Asian America Through Immigration Policy, Cited by: Read the full-text online edition of Making and Remaking Asian America through Immigration Policy, (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details. 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 First things first: yes, The Making of Asian America is very well researched but not the most well written (at times with unclear and confusing event descriptions, at times Making and Remaking Asian America book regurgitation of statistics or too many personal stories).

Yes, The Making of Asian America, by nature of the undertaken task, necessarily sacrifices depth for two points notwithstanding, I really think The /5(). InCongress enacted immigration legislation excluding idiots, lunatics, and Chinese laborers. Eventually, a series of laws restricted the entry of every Asian group, though over a period of decades these laws were repealed one by one.

The most dramatic change in immigration law came in Though designed to encourage European immigration, the unintended result of changes in the.

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InCongress /5(10). 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. The making of Asian America: a history Item Preview this book shows how generations of Asian immigrants and their American-born descendants have made and remade Asian American life in the United States: sailors who came on the first trans-Pacific ships in the s; indentured "coolies" who worked alongside African slaves in the Caribbean Pages: 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. Get this from a library. Making and remaking Asian America through immigration policy, [Bill Ong Hing] -- InCongress enacted immigration legislation excluding "idiots," "lunatics," and "Chinese laborers." Eventually, a series of laws restricted the entry of every Asian group, though over a.

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.

In Making and Remaking Asian America Through Immigration Policy,Bill Ong Hing offers a valuable chronicle of the many barriers that Asian immigrants have faced.

Once in high demand to harvest Hawaiian sugarcane fields and lay the transcontinental railroad, Asian immigrants continually suffered from varying degrees of nativism and. For a contrast to these simplistic statistical duels, see Bill Ong Hing’s MAKING AND REMAKING ASIAN AMERICA THROUGH IMMIGRATION POLICY, Asian Americans have traditionally been.

The Making of Asian America A History (Book): Lee, Erika: "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 fastest growing group in the United States.

But as award-winning historian Erika Lee reminds us, Asian Americans also have deep roots in. Her new book, The Making of Asian America: A History will be published by Simon & Schuster in September, She is also the author or co-author of the award-winning books Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America, co-written with Judy Yung and At America’s Gates: Chinese Immigration During the Exclusion Era,as well as many.

Book Description. A New History of Asian America is a fresh and up-to-date history of Asians in the United States from the late eighteenth century to the present. Drawing on current scholarship, Shelley Lee brings forward the many strands of Asian American history, highlighting the distinctive nature of the Asian American experience while placing the narrative in the context of the major.

CATEGORY: ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES > Asian American Studies > Remaking Chinese America Remaking Chinese America SKU: $ $ Unavailable per item Author: Xiaojian Zhao ISBN: Publisher: Rutgers University Press Year: The Making and Remaking of Borders and Boundaries such as that Filipino and Korean Americans are the most religiously observant people in America, that over 60 percent of Asian Americans who have a religious identification are Christian, and that one-third of Muslims in the United States are Asian Americans.

Rather than organizing the book. Asian American Religions: The Making and Remaking of Borders and Boundaries Book Description: Asian American Religions brings together some of the most current research on Asian American religions from a social science perspective. such as that Filipino and Korean Americans are the most religiously observant people in America, that over.

Remaking Society Displaying items 1 - 16 of 27 Sort: By Name (A -> Z) By Name (Z -> A) Featured By Price (Low to High) By Price (High to Low) By Publishing. Read an Excerpt. The Making of Asian 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 while searching for : Simon & Schuster.An epic history of global journeys and new beginnings, this book shows how generations of Asian immigrants and their American-born descendants have made and remade Asian American life in the United States: sailors who came on the first trans-Pacific ships in the s; indentured "coolies" who worked alongside African slaves in the Caribbean.