Offering a broad overview of the Asian American experience, Asian Americans provides an accessible resource for all students interested in the expanding and important Asian American population. While historical information is provided for each group, the main focus is on the variables and issues that impact Asian American life today. The scholars who author the chapters look at topics such as labor force participation and economic status, educational achievements, intermarriage, intergroup relations, and settlement patterns. Photo essays help to enhance the presentations.

Asian Immigration: History and Contemporary Trends

Asian immigration: History and contemporary trends
Pyong GapMin

It is common knowledge that a large number of Chinese laborers who moved to California between 1850 and 1882 composed the first wave of Asian immigrants in the United States. This means that the immigration of Asians to the United States has approximately 150 years of history. However, beginning with the ...

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