The Resource The making of asian america, Erika Lee, (eaudio)

The making of asian america, Erika Lee, (eaudio)

Label
The making of asian america
Title
The making of asian america
Statement of responsibility
Erika Lee
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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. 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.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. From the sailors who came on the first trans-Pacific ships in the 1500s to the Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Korean, and South Asian immigrants who were recruited to work in the United States only to face massive racial discrimination, and from the Asian exclusion laws of the nineteenth century to Japanese American incarceration during World War II. Over the past fifty years, a new Asian America has emerged out of community activism and the arrival of new immigrants and refugees. No longer a "despised minority," Asian Americans are now held up as America's "model minorities" in ways that reveal the complicated role that race still plays in the United States.Published to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the passage of the United States' Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 that has remade our "nation of immigrants," this is a new and definitive history of Asian Americans. But more than that, it is a new way of understanding America itself, its complicated histories of race and immigration, and its place in the world today
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lee, Erika
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Emily Woo Zeller
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zeller, Emily Woo
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
History
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The making of asian america, Erika Lee, (eaudio)
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Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
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unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (15hr., 53 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781494594541
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11427779
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11427779
System control number
MWT11427779
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The making of asian america, Erika Lee, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (15hr., 53 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781494594541
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11427779
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11427779
System control number
MWT11427779
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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