The Asian Texans

The Asian Texans

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In The Asian Texans, author Marilyn Brady introduces readers to the languages, religions, and cultures of those who immigrated to the Lone Star State from Asia. Organized by region, the book discusses the lives and contributions of Chinese, Japanese, East Indian, Korean, Vietnamese, Filipino, Laotian, and Cambodian Texans. Special features include - 61 illustrations - boxed biographical sketches - an Asian timeline - newspaper excerpts The Asian Texans is part of a five-volume set from the Institute of Texan Cultures. The entire set, entitled Texans All, explores the social and cultural contributions made by five distinctive cultural groups that already existed in Texas prior to its statehood or that came to Texas in the early twentieth century: The Indian Texans, The Mexican Texans, The European Texans, The African Texans, and The Asian Texans.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 177.8 x 251.46 x 10.16mm | 362.87g
  • Texas A & M University Press
  • College Station, United States
  • English
  • 61 b&w photos, 3 tables, bibliography, index
  • 1585443123
  • 9781585443123

About Marilyn Dell Brady

MARILYN DELL BRADY is a retired college professor living in Alpine, Texas.SARA R. MASSEY, general editor for Texans All, is an education specialist at the University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures in San Antonio, where she develops social studies instructional materials for Texas history.show more

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"A splendid overview of Asians in Texas."--Arnoldo De Leon, Angelo State University A splendid overview of Asians in Texas. --Arnoldo De Leon, Angelo State University"show more

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