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Publisher Comments:

U.X.L(R) announces a new 2nd edition of its New York Public Library Outstanding Reference Book U.X.L(R) Asian American Reference Library. Rich with photos and completely revised and updated through 2002, this 5-vol. set enriches the diversity of secondary school and public library collections. The new edition features 80 photos in Almanac; an additional 20 biographies and 150 photos in Biography, 100 photos in Chronology, and five new primary source documents and 60 photos in Voices. Almanac explores the culture and history of the diverse groups of Americans who descend from Asian and Pacific Island countries in 15 subject areas with more than 80 black-and-white photographs and maps, a glossary and a cumulative subject index. Biography provides profiles on more than 150 Americans who trace their ancestry to Asia and the Pacific Islands in two volumes. Chronology explores significant social, political, economic, cultural and professional milestones in Asian American history with more than 100 illustrations and maps as well as charts and boxes that highlight important information. Voices is a collection of complete and excerpted speeches delivered by 25 Asian American activists, political figures and other prominent men and women who have shaped the history and culture of the U.S. since the late 19th century.

Book News Annotation:

Natividad and Gall provide a reference on the history and culture of the major ethnic groups comprising Asian Americans. Following a glossary of terms, the material is organized into 17 subject chapters, including significant documents, historical landmarks, immigration, civil rights, the legal system, population, employment, family, language, education, science and engineering, religion, literature, theater, athletics, and the military. Illustrated with some 90 b&w photographs and maps.
Annotation 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

U·X ·L(r)announces a 2nd edition of its New York Public Library Outstanding Reference Book," U·X ·L(r)Asian American Reference Library." Rich with photos and completely revised and updated through 2002. "Almanac" explores the culture and history of the diverse groups of Americans who descend from Asian and Pacific Island countries in 17 subject areas with more than 85 black-and-white photographs and maps, a glossary and a cumulative subject index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780787675981
Editor:
Natividad, Irene
Editor:
Gall, Susan B.
Editor:
Natividad, Irene
Editor:
Gall, Susan B.
Author:
Natividad, Irene
Publisher:
UXL
Location:
Detroit, Mich.
Subject:
Almanacs
Subject:
Asian americans
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Reference - Almanacs
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
108-76
Publication Date:
20031031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.76x7.28x1.07 in. 1.91 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , U·X ·L(r)announces a 2nd edition of its New York Public Library Outstanding Reference Book," U·X ·L(r)Asian American Reference Library." Rich with photos and completely revised and updated through 2002. "Almanac" explores the culture and history of the diverse groups of Americans who descend from Asian and Pacific Island countries in 17 subject areas with more than 85 black-and-white photographs and maps, a glossary and a cumulative subject index.

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