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Title Asian and Pacific Islander Americans / editor, Gary Y. Okihiro.
Published Ispwich, Mass. : Salem Press, c2013.
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Floor2  E184.A75 A85 2013  v.1    IN LIBRARY
 Floor2  E184.A75 A85 2013  v.2    IN LIBRARY
 Floor2  E184.A75 A85 2013  v.3    IN LIBRARY
  
Description 3 v. (xxiv, 956 p.) : ill. ; 27 cm.
Series Great lives from history
Great lives from history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents v. 1. Paula Abdul - David Henry Hwang -- v. 2. James Iha - Seiji Ozawa -- v. 3. Gabby Pahinui - Caroline Zhang.
Summary This three-volume set covers prominent individuals from colonial times through the present, offering a fascinating perspective on Asian and Pacific Islander American history in the United States. Great Lives from History: Asian & Pacific Islander Americans features 567 essays people from the late eighteenth through the early twenty-first centuries. The vast majority of the figures included in this set have never been covered in any Great Lives series before. Many of them are household names, famous for their work in such fields as entertainment, sports, civil rights, politics, and literature. Others have received less attention but made important contributions in such fields as education, journalism, business, and science. Their subjects are Asian and Pacific Islander Americans who have undertaken a wide range of endeavors from late colonial times into the twenty-first century-coverage that is essential in any liberal arts curriculum. - Publisher.
Subject Asian Americans -- Biography.
Pacific Islander Americans -- Biography.
Related Names Okihiro, Gary Y., 1945-
ISBN 1587658607 (set)
9781587658600 (set)
9781587658617 (volume 1)
1587658615 (volume 1)
9781587658624 (volume 2)
1587658623 (volume 2)
9781587658631 (volume 3)
1587658631 (volume 3)
9781587658648 (ebook set)
158765864X (ebook set)
OCLC number 777601642