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Title:
Extraordinary Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
ISBN:
9780516226552

9780516293554
Edition:
Rev. ed.
Publication Information:
New York : Children's Press, c2003.
Physical Description:
288 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
General Note:
Rev ed. of: Extraordinary Asian Pacific Americans. 1993.
Contents:
Davida Malo, 1795-1853 -- Yung Wing, 1828-1912 -- Queen Lydia Liliuokalani, 1838-1917 -- Travelers to Gold Mountain, 1848 -- Polly Bemis (Lalu Nathoy), 1853-1933 -- Chinese laundry workers, 1850s -- Chinese railroad workers, 1860s -- Sugarcane workers in Hawaii, 1870s -- Prisoners of Angel Island -- D.T. Suzuki, 1870-1966 -- Mary Kawena Pukui, 1895-1986 -- Chiura Obata, 1888-1975 -- "Sessue" Kintaro Hayakawa, 1890-1973 -- Pablo Manlapit 1891-1969 -- James Wong Howe, 1899-1976 -- Dalip Singh Saund, 1899-1973 -- Isamu Noguchi, 1904-1988 -- Philip Vera Cruz, 1904-1994 -- Anna May Wong, 1905-1961 -- S.I. Hayakawa, 1906-1992 -- Hiram Leong Fong, 1906- -- Toshio Mori, 1910-1980 -- Bienvenido Santos, 1911-1996 -- Carlos Bulosan, 1911-1956 -- Ahn Chang-Ho, 1878-1938 -- Philip Ahn, 1905-1978 -- Chien-Shiung Wu, 1912-1997 -- Minoru Yamasaki, 1912-1986 -- Spark Masayuki Matsunaga, 1916-1990 -- I.M. Pei, 1917- -- Joyce Chen, 1918-1994 -- An Wang, 1920-1990 -- Sammy Lee, 1920- -- Yoshiko Uchida, 1921-1992 -- Jade Snow Wong, 1922- -- Daniel K. Inouye, 1924- -- Tsung Dao Lee, 1926- ; Chen Ning Yang, 1922- -- Patsy Takemoto Mink, 1927-2002 -- K.W. Lee, 1928- -- Gerard Tsai Jr., 1928- -- Toshiko Akiyoshi, 1929- -- Chang-Lin Tien, 1935- -- Norman Mineta, 1932- -- Nam June Paik, 1932- -- Yoko Ono, 1933- -- Seiji Ozawa, 1935- -- Zubin Mehta, 1936- -- Allen Say, 1937- -- Betta Bao Lord, 1938- -- Maxine Hong Kingston, 1940- -- Bruce Lee, 1940-1973 -- Dith Pran, 1942- -- Internment camp inmates, 1942-1945 -- Gordon Hirabayashi, Fred Korematsu, and Minoru Yasui, Internment resistance fighters -- Ellison S. Onizuka, 1946-1986 -- Connie Chung, 1946- -- Lawrence Yep, 1948- -- June Kuramoto, 1948- -- Wayne Wang, 1949- -- Vera Wang, 1949- -- Gary Locke, 1950- -- Eugene H. Trinh, 1950- -- Amy Tan, 1952- -- Myung-Whun Chung, 1953- -- Elaine Chao, 1953- -- Ang Lee, 1954- -- Yo-Yo Ma, 1955- -- Gish Jen, 1955- -- David Henry Hwang, 1957- -- Maya Ying Lin, 1959- -- Greg Louganis, 1960- -- Jerry Yang, 1968- -- Midori, 1971- -- Kristi Yamaguchi, 1971- -- Michael Chang, 1972- -- Vietnamese boat people, 1970s -- Hmong refugees, 1970s -- Tiger Woods, 1975- -- Michelle Kwan, 1980- -- Anoushka Shankar, 1982-.
Abstract:
Biographical sketches of notable Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans, from the nineteenth century up to the present.

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