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Asian Americans: An Encyclopedia of Social, Cultural, Economic, and Political History [3 volumes]

Asian Americans: An Encyclopedia of Social, Cultural, Economic, and Political History [3 volumes]

An Encyclopedia of Social, Cultural, Economic, and Political History

  • Author: Xiaojian Zhao,Edward J.W. Park Ph.D.
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 1598842404
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 1401
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This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date reference work on Asian Americans, comprising three volumes that address a broad range of topics on various Asian and Pacific Islander American groups from 1848 to the present day. • Presents information on Asian Americans and individual Asian ethnic groups that provides comprehensive overviews of the respective groups • Includes special topic entries that contain source information regarding major historical events • Comprises work from a truly outstanding list of contributors that include scholars, journalists, writers, community activists, graduate students, and other specialists • Expands the boundaries of Asian American studies through innovative entries that address transnationalism, gender and sexuality, and inter- and cross-disciplinarity

Asian Americans

Asian Americans

An Encyclopedia of Social, Cultural, Economic, and Political History

  • Author: Xiaojian Zhao,Edward J. W. Park
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781598842395
  • Category: Asian Americans
  • Page: 1401
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"This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date reference work on Asian Americans, comprising three volumes that address a broad range of topics on various Asian and Pacific Islander American groups from 1848 to the present day. This three-volume work represents a leading reference resource for Asian American studies that gives students, researchers, librarians, teachers, and other interested readers the ability to easily locate accurate, up-to-date information about Asian ethnic groups, historical and contemporary events, important policies, and notable individuals. Written by leading scholars in their fields of expertise and authorities in diverse professions, the entries devote attention to diverse Asian and Pacific Islander American groups as well as the roles of women, distinct socioeconomic classes, Asian American political and social movements, and race relations involving Asian Americans. Features: Presents information on Asian Americans and individual Asian ethnic groups that provides comprehensive overviews of the respective groups; Includes special topic entries that contain source information regarding major historical events; Comprises work from a truly outstanding list of contributors that include scholars, journalists, writers, community activists, graduate students, and other specialists; Expands the boundaries of Asian American studies through innovative entries that address transnationalism, gender and sexuality, and inter- and cross-disciplinarity" --From Publisher Description.

Encyclopedia of Asian American Folklore and Folklife [3 volumes]

Encyclopedia of Asian American Folklore and Folklife [3 volumes]

  • Author: Jonathan H. X. Lee,Kathleen M. Nadeau
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 0313350671
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 1254
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This comprehensive compilation of entries documents the origins, transmissions, and transformations of Asian American folklore and folklife. • More than 600 entries • Contributions from more than 170 expert contributors • Introductory essays covering disciplinary theories and methods in the study of folklore and folklife • An appendix of Asian American folktales

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature [3 volumes]

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature [3 volumes]

  • Author: Guiyou Huang
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 1567207367
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Page: 1256
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Asian American literature dates back to the close of the 19th century, and during the years following World War II it significantly expanded in volume and diversity. Monumental in scope, this encyclopedia surveys Asian American literature from its origins through 2007. Included are more than 270 alphabetically arranged entries on writers, major works, significant historical events, and important terms and concepts. Thus the encyclopedia gives special attention to the historical, social, cultural, and legal contexts surrounding Asian American literature and central to the Asian American experience. Each entry is written by an expert contributor and cites works for further reading, and the encyclopedia closes with a selected, general bibliography of essential print and electronic resources. While literature students will value this encyclopedia as a guide to writings by Asian Americans, the encyclopedia also supports the social studies curriculum by helping students use literature to learn about Asian American history and culture, as it pertains to writers from a host of Asian ethnic and cultural backgrounds, including Afghans, Chinese, Japanese, Koreans, Filipinos, Iranians, Indians, Vietnamese, Hawaiians, and other Asian Pacific Islanders. The encyclopedia supports the literature curriculum by helping students learn more about Asian American literature. In addition, it supports the social studies curriculum by helping students learn about the Asian American historical and cultural experience.

Encyclopedia of the African Diaspora: Origins, Experiences, and Culture [3 volumes]

Encyclopedia of the African Diaspora: Origins, Experiences, and Culture [3 volumes]

Origins, Experiences, and Culture

  • Author: Carole Elizabeth Boyce Davies
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 1851097058
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 1110
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The authoritative source for information on the people, places, and events of the African Diaspora, spanning five continents and five centuries. • More than 500 A–Z entries • Contributions from hundreds of leading scholars • Maps showing key locations in the African Diaspora

America's Changing Neighborhoods: An Exploration of Diversity through Places [3 volumes]

America's Changing Neighborhoods: An Exploration of Diversity through Places [3 volumes]

  • Author: Reed Ueda Ph.D.
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 1440828652
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 1277
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A unique panoramic survey of ethnic groups throughout the United States that explores the diverse communities in every region, state, and big city. • Provides educators and researchers with a useful guide to the diverse ethnic and racial minorities of the United States that describes their geographic location and their local community life • Serves journalists and scholars needing quick, convenient access to accurate information for research on places like San Francisco's Chinatown or Little Italy in Manhattan • Presents statistics based on the U. S. Census of ethnic and racial diversity in each state

American Immigration: An Encyclopedia of Political, Social, and Cultural Change

American Immigration: An Encyclopedia of Political, Social, and Cultural Change

An Encyclopedia of Political, Social, and Cultural Change

  • Author: James Ciment,John Radzilowski
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1317477170
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 1272
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Thoroughly revised and expanded, this is the definitive reference on American immigration from both historic and contemporary perspectives. It traces the scope and sweep of U.S. immigration from the earliest settlements to the present, providing a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to all aspects of this critically important subject. Every major immigrant group and every era in U.S. history are fully documented and examined through detailed analysis of social, legal, political, economic, and demographic factors. Hot-topic issues and controversies - from Amnesty to the U.S.-Mexican Border - are covered in-depth. Archival and contemporary photographs and illustrations further illuminate the information provided. And dozens of charts and tables provide valuable statistics and comparative data, both historic and current. A special feature of this edition is the inclusion of more than 80 full-text primary documents from 1787 to 2013 - laws and treaties, referenda, Supreme Court cases, historical articles, and letters.

Drugs in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law [3 volumes]

Drugs in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law [3 volumes]

  • Author: Nancy E. Marion,Willard M. Oliver
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 1610695968
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 1163
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Containing more than 450 entries, this easy-to-read encyclopedia provides concise information about the history of and recent trends in drug use and drug abuse in the United States—a societal problem with an estimated cost of $559 billion a year. • Contains more than 450 detailed entries on topics ranging from drugs themselves—such as alcohol, codeine, heroin, marijuana, and methamphetamines—to key individuals like Harry Anslinger to organizations such as the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) • Covers the latest developments in U.S. policies and public attitudes toward drugs and drug use • Provides citations with each entry to guide users to other valuable research resources • Features carefully selected primary documents—including excerpts from important laws, policies, and campaigns—that have shaped American drug policy over the decades

Guns in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law, 2nd Edition [3 volumes]

Guns in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law, 2nd Edition [3 volumes]

An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law

  • Author: Gregg Lee Carter
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 0313386714
  • Category: History
  • Page: 1096
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Thoroughly updated and greatly expanded from its original edition, this three-volume set is the go-to comprehensive resource on the legal, social, psychological, political, and public health aspects of guns in American life. • 450 alphabetically organized entries, including 100 new for this edition, covering key issues (suicide, video games and gun violence, firearm injury statistics) and events (workplace shootings, the Virginia Tech massacre) • 102 expert contributors from all academic fields involved in studying the causes and effects of gun violence • A chronology of pivotal moments and controversies in the history of firearm ownership and use in the United States • An exhaustive bibliography of print and online resources covering all aspects of the study of guns in the United States • Appendices on federal gun laws, state gun laws, and pro- and anti-gun-control organizations

Asian American History Day by Day: A Reference Guide to Events

Asian American History Day by Day: A Reference Guide to Events

  • Author: Jonathan H. X. Lee
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 031339928X
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 463
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An accessible and ready reference for student research, this day-by-day guide highlights the importance of Asian Americans in U.S. history, highlighting the impact of specific individuals and this large ethnic group as a whole across time and documenting the evolution of policies, issues, and feelings concerning this particular American population. • Provides detailed information throughout history on the events, people, and places of Asian American history • Presents a unique calendar approach to recognizing the contributions of this significant ethnic demographic throughout U.S. history that demonstrates how all 365 days of the year can feature an achievement made by Asian Americans • Offers information on celebrities, inventors, events, and more that relate to Asian American life in the United States