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Author Zia, Helen.
Title Asian American dreams : the emergence of an American people / Helen Zia.
Published New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2000.
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 Special Collections & Archives  E184.O6 .Z53 2000    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 356 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [321]-327) and index.
Contents Beyond our shadows. From nothing, a consciousness -- Surrogate slaves to American dreamers -- The awakening. Detroit blues: "Because of you motherfuckers" -- To market, to market, New York style -- Gangsters, gooks, geishas, and geeks -- Up from innocence. Welcome to Washington -- Lost and found in L.A. -- For richer, for poorer -- Moving the mountain. Out on the front lines -- Reinventing our culture -- The last bastion -- Living our dreams.
Summary "... about the transformation of Asian Americans ... into a self-identified racial group that is influencing every aspect of American society."--Dust jacket.
Local Note Special Collections copy is signed by the author.
Subject Asian Americans -- Cultural assimilation.
Asian Americans -- Ethnic identity.
Asian Americans -- Social conditions.
Zia, Helen.
Collection Title Old China Hands Archive.
ISBN 0374147744 (alk. paper)
9780374147747 (alk. paper)
OCLC number 42437065