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William Wei - Asians in Colorado - 9780295995434 - V9780295995434
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Asians in Colorado

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Description for Asians in Colorado Hardback. Series: Scott and Laurie Oki Series in Asian American Studies. Num Pages: 400 pages, 36 black & white illustrations, 4 maps, 36 b&w illus., 4 maps. BIC Classification: 1KBBW; HBJK; HBTB; JFSL4; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 36. Weight in Grams: 704.

Providing the most comprehensive examination to date of Asians in the Centennial State, William Wei addresses a wide range of experiences, from anti-Chinese riots in late nineteenth-century Denver to the World War II incarceration of Japanese Americans at the Amache concentration camp to the more recent influx of Southeast Asian refugees and South Asian tech professionals. Drawing on a wealth of historical sources, Wei reconstructs what life was like for the early Chinese and Japanese pioneers, and he pays special attention to the different challenges faced by those in urban versus rural areas. The result is a groundbreaking approach that ... Read more

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University of Washington Press United States
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Scott and Laurie Oki Series in Asian American Studies
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Place of Publication
Seattle, United States
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About William Wei
William Wei is professor of history at the University of Colorado. He is the author of The Asian American Movement.

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"[Asians in Colorado brings] to light individual actors among the historical Chinese and Japanese American communities in Colorado—ones that could easily be forgotten. In some cases, these stories re-affirm a broader well-known arc in Asian American and American history, but at other times, he adds a useful complexity to our narratives that furthers the argument and showcases the need for ... Read more

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