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Eastern Standard Time: A Guide to Asian Influence on American Culture from Astro Boy to Zen Buddhism

Eastern Standard Time: A Guide to Asian Influence on American Culture from Astro Boy to Zen Buddhism
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For everyone who's ever wondered how to order Korean barbecue and Chinese dim sum; what "good feng xui" is and how to make sure you have it; where to find the ten greatest Nintendo games never released in the States, and which is the deadliest martial art, here is the long-awaited guide to Asian cultural literacy: the key concepts, events, people, trends, and products that have been imported from Asia to America and become part of our way of life. A Mariner paperback original.

About the Author

Jeff Yang is one of the most acclaimed young voices of Asian America. He is a columnist and featured contributor to the Village Voiceand the founder of A. Magazine, where he has served as editor and publisher since 1989. He lives in New York City.Dina Gan is the features editor of A. Magazine.Terry Hong is the contributing editor, of A. Magazine.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395763414
Subtitle:
A Guide to Asian Influence on American Culture from Astro Boy to Zen Buddhism
With:
Hong, Terry
Author:
Hong, Terry
Author:
Yang, Jeff
With:
Gan, Dina
Author:
Gan, Dina
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Asia
Subject:
United States Civilization Asian influences Miscellanea.
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
PAPERBACK
Series Volume:
map MF-1431
Publication Date:
19970515
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9.03x9.02x.79 in. 1.57 lbs.

Related Subjects


History and Social Science » American Studies » Popular Culture
History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » Asian American
History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » General
History and Social Science » Sociology » American Studies
History and Social Science » Sociology » General

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