Asian Americans: An Encyclopedia of Social, Cultural, Economic, and Political History

Editor/Author Zhao, Xiaojian and Park, Edward J.W.
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Greenwood

Single-User Purchase Price: $310.00
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ISBN: 978-1-59-884239-5
Category: Social Sciences - Ethnic Studies
Image Count: 86
Book Status: Available
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This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date reference work on Asian Americans, comprising three volumes that address a broad range of topics on various Asian and Pacific Islander American groups from 1848 to the present day.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Asian Americans in the Twenty-First Century
  • Chronology
  • A
  • Adopted Asian Americans
  • Agbayani, Benny (1971–)
  • Aguila, Chris (1979–)
  • Ah Quin Diary
  • Ah Yup, In Re (1878)
  • Ahn, Philip (1905–1978)
  • Ahn Chang Ho (1878–1938)
  • Aikido in America
  • Akaka, Daniel K. (1924–)
  • Alexander, Meena (1951–)
  • Ali, Agha Shahid (1949–2001)
  • Ali, Saqib (1975–)
  • Alien Land Laws
  • “Aliens Ineligible for Citizenship”
  • Allen, Horace Newton (1858–1932)
  • American Coalition for Filipino Veterans (ACFV) Incorporated
  • American Missionaries in Postwar Japan
  • American-Style Concentration Camps
  • Angel Island Immigration Station
  • Anti-Asian Miscegenation Laws
  • Anti-Asian Violence, History of
  • Anti-Chinese Riot and Expulsion in Seattle (1886)
  • Anti-Chinese Riot in Tacoma
  • Anti-Hate Crime Laws
  • Anti-Japanese Movement in Hawaii
  • Anti-Trafficking Movement
  • Aoki, Richard (1938–2009)
  • Ariyoshi, George R. (1926–)
  • Artists in New York (1900–1940)
  • Asian American Adoptees
  • Asian American Artists in New York (1900–1940)
  • Asian American Athletes and Christianity
  • Asian American Campaign Finance Scandal of 1996
  • Asian American Campaign Strategy
  • Asian American College Students
  • Asian American Comparative Collection (AACC)
  • Asian American Identity
  • Asian American Labor in Alaska
  • Asian American Labor Movement
  • Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF)
  • Asian American LGBT Activism
  • Asian American Movement (AAM)
  • Asian American Muslims
  • Asian American 1.5 Generation
  • Asian American Political Alliance (AAPA)
  • Asian American Sites and Museum Exhibits (Pacific Northwest and Great Basin)
  • Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) in Higher Education
  • Asian Americans for Action (AAA)
  • Asian Americans in Hollywood
  • Asian Ethnic Banks
  • Asian Immigrant Women Advocates (AIWA)
  • Asian Law Caucus
  • Asian Music in America
  • Asian Pacific Heritage Month
  • Asian Religions and Religious Practices in America
  • Athletes and Christianity
  • Authenticity in Asian American Identity
  • B
  • Bacho, Peter (1950–)
  • Baek, Cha Seung (1980–)
  • Balcena, Bobby (1925–1990)
  • Bangladeshi Americans
  • “Barred Zone”
  • Barroga, Jeannie (1949–)
  • Bartlett, Jason (1979–)
  • Bellingham “Anti-Hindu Riot” (1907)
  • Who Is Polly Bemis: Two Perspectives
  • Bemis, Polly (Lalu Nathoy) (1853–1933): Perspective 1
  • Bemis, Polly (Lalu Nathoy) (1853–1933): Perspective 2
  • Bhutanese Americans
  • Boat People
  • Boggs, Grace Lee (1915–)
  • Buddhism in Asian America
  • Buddhist Churches of America (BCA)
  • Bulosan, Carlos (1911–1956)
  • Bunker, Christopher Wren (1845–1932) and Bunker, Stephen Decatur (1847–1920)
  • Bunker, Stephen Decatur
  • Burlingame Treaty of 1868
  • C
  • Cambodian Americans
  • Cambodian Community in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Cameron House
  • Campaign Strategy
  • Cao, Lan (1961–)
  • Cao Zishi (1847–1902)
  • Cayetano, Benjamin (1939–)
  • Cha, Theresa Hak Kyung (1951–1982)
  • Cham in America
  • Chan, Jeffery Paul (1942–)
  • Chan, Kenyon
  • Chan, Sucheng (1941–)
  • Chandrasekhar, Subrahmanyan (1910–1995)
  • Chang, Diana (1934–2009)
  • Chang, Iris (1968–2004)
  • Chang, Michael (1972–)
  • Chang, Sarah (1980–)
  • Chang and Eng (The Siamese Twins)
  • Chang-Díaz, Franklin Ramón (1950–)
  • Chao, Elaine L. (1953–)
  • Charr, Easurk Emsen (1895–1986)
  • Chaudhary, Satveer (1969–)
  • Chawla, Kalpana (1961–2003)
  • Chay Yew (1965–)
  • Chen, Chin-Feng (1977–)
  • Chen, Joan (1961–)
  • Cheng, Lucie (1939–2010)
  • Chern, Shiing-Shen (1911–2004)
  • Cheung, King-Kok (1954–)
  • Chiang, Yee
  • Chin, Frank (1940–)
  • Chin, Vincent (1955–1982)
  • China Daily News, The (CDN)
  • China Lobby
  • Chinatown, New York
  • Chinatown, 1982 ILGWU Strike
  • Chinatown Gangs in the United States
  • Chinese American Baseball
  • Chinese American Childhood
  • Chinese American Community Organizations
  • Chinese American Funerary Rituals
  • Chinese American Youth in Multiethnic Chicago
  • Chinese Americans
  • Chinese Americans and World War II
  • Chinese Christians in America
  • Chinese Confession Program
  • Chinese Cuisine in the United States
  • Chinese Exclusion Acts (1882–1943)
  • Chinese Exclusion, Repeal of (1943)
  • Chinese Fisheries in California
  • Chinese Garment Workers in San Francisco
  • Chinese Hand Laundry Alliance of New York (CHLA)
  • Chinese Herbal Medicine
  • Chinese Immigrant Cemeteries
  • Chinese Immigrant Workers in Multiethnic Chicago
  • Chinese in the U.S. Civil War
  • Chinese Language Schools in the United States
  • Chinese Lion Dance in the United States
  • Chinese Mining in America
  • Chinese New Year Parade
  • Chinese Railroad Workers
  • Chinese Restaurants in the United States
  • Chinese Students in the United States since 1960
  • Chinese War Brides
  • Chinese War Brides Act
  • Chinese World (Sai Gai Yat Po)
  • Chinese-Vietnamese Americans
  • Ching, Fong (1864–1897)
  • Cho, Margaret (1968–)
  • Choi, Susan (1969–)
  • Chouinard, Bobby (1972–)
  • Chow, Amy (1978–)
  • Chu, Judy (1953–)
  • Chu, Steven (1948–)
  • Chung, Connie (1946–)
  • Chung, Eugene Yon (1969–)
  • Churches and Ethnic Identity
  • Clay, Bryan (1980–)
  • Cohota, Edward Day (d. 1935)
  • College Students
  • Comfort Women
  • Committee of 100 (C-100)
  • Concentration Camps
  • Conger, Hank (1988–)
  • Contemporary Filipino American Communities
  • Contemporary Japanese American Communities
  • D
  • Dalai Lama
  • Dandekar, Swati (1951–)
  • Dardelle, Antonio (d. 1933)
  • Dawson, Toby (1978–)
  • Dear Wing Jung v. United States of America (1962)
  • DeSoto, Hisaye Yamamoto (1921–2011)
  • Dinh, Linh (1963–)
  • Dīpāvalī
  • Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee (1956–)
  • Draft Resistance in Internment Camps
  • Draves, Victoria “Vicki” Taylor Manalo (1924–2010)
  • Du, Miranda (1969–)
  • Duong, Wendy N. (1959–)
  • E
  • Eaton, Edith Maude
  • 80/20
  • Espineli, Geno (1982–)
  • Ethnic Communities in Hawaii
  • Ethnoburb
  • Eu, March Fong (1922–)
  • Evangelicals and Korean American Community Formation
  • Evangelicals on the College Campus
  • Evora, Amanda (1984–)
  • Ex Parte Mitsuye Endo (1944)
  • F
  • Filipina War Brides
  • Filipino Agricultural Workers
  • Filipino American Baseball
  • Filipino American Communities (Contemporary)
  • Filipino American Communities (Historical)
  • Filipino American Community Organizations
  • Filipino American Domestic Workers
  • Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS)
  • Filipino American Newspapers
  • Filipino American Youth Cultures
  • Filipino Americans
  • Filipino Americans in World War II
  • Filipino Cuisine in the United States
  • Filipino Cultural Night
  • Filipino Farm Labor Union (FFLU)
  • Filipino Federation of America (FFA)
  • Filipino Language Movement (FiLM)
  • Filipino Pensionados
  • Filipino Piecemeal Sugar Strike (1924–1925)
  • Filipino Repatriation Act (1935)
  • Filipino Transnationalism
  • Filipino Women and Global Migration, History of
  • Filipino World War II Veterans
  • Filipinos in Hawaii
  • Fong, Hiram (1906–2004)
  • Fong Yue Ting v. United States (1893)
  • Fujita, Scott (1979–)
  • Fung, Edward (1922–)
  • Future Prospects of Asian Americans
  • G
  • Gabriel, Roman (1940–)
  • Geary Act (1892)
  • Gee, Margaret (Maggie) (1923–2013)
  • Gender, Race, and Class in Political Participation
  • Ghadar
  • Ghadar Party
  • Glass Ceiling Debate
  • Golf, Asian and Asian American
  • Gong, Lue Gim (c. 1860–1925)
  • Gonzalez, N.V.M. (1915–1999)
  • Gotanda, Philip Kan (1951–)
  • Goyal, Jay (1980–)
  • Goyle, Raj (1975–)
  • Graphic Novelists
  • Graves, Danny (1973–)
  • Guam, U.S. Presence in
  • Guthrie, Jeremy (1979–)
  • H
  • H-1B Visa
  • Ha Jin (1956–)
  • Hagedorn, Jessica (1949–)
  • Haley, Nikki Randhawa (1972–)
  • Harada, Tsuneo “Cappy” (1921–2010)
  • Harada House
  • Hawaii, Ethnic Communities in
  • Hawaii, Filipinos in
  • Hawaii, Japanese Americans in
  • Hawaii, Multiracial/Multiethnic Experience in
  • Hawaii, Plantation Workers in
  • Hawaiian Cuisine
  • Hawaiian Religion
  • Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders
  • Hayakawa, Samuel Ichiyé (1906–1992)
  • Hayakawa, Sessue (Kintaro) (1886–1973)
  • Hayslip, Le Ly (1949–)
  • Hells Canyon Massacre (1887)
  • Hindus in the United States
  • Hirabayashi v. United States (1943)
  • Hirahara, Naomi (1962–)
  • Hirayama, Satoshi “Fibber” (1930–)
  • Hirono, Mazie K. (1947–)
  • Hmong American Women
  • Hmong of Minnesota and California
  • Ho, David (1952–)
  • Ho, Fred (Fred Wei-han Houn) (1957–)
  • Hollywood, Asian Americans in
  • Honda, Mike (1941–)
  • Houston, Velina Hasu (1957–)
  • Hsüan Hua (1918–1995)
  • Hu, Chin-Lung (1984–)
  • Huang, Guangcai (Wong Kong Chai or Chae) (1824–1886)
  • Hula
  • Hwang, David Henry (1957–)
  • I
  • I Wor Kuen (IWK)
  • Ichioka, Yuji (1936–2002)
  • Iijima, Kazu Ikeda (1918–2007)
  • Iko, Momoko (1940–)
  • Immigration Act of 1917 and the “Barred Zone”
  • Immigration Act of 1924
  • Immigration Act of 1990
  • Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952
  • Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986
  • Inada, Lawson Fusao (1938–)
  • Independent Chinese Language Newspapers during the Cold War
  • Indian American Community Organizations
  • Indian Americans
  • Indian Cuisine in the United States
  • Indian Denaturalization Cases
  • Indian Ethnic Economy
  • Indian Exclusion
  • Indian Women in America
  • Indians in American TV and Film
  • Indigenous Groups and the Asian American Experience
  • Indochina Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1975
  • Indonesian Americans
  • Inouye, Daniel K. (1924–2012)
  • Itliong, Larry (1913–1977)
  • J
  • Jaisohn, Philip (1864–1951)
  • Jang, Jon (1954–)
  • Japan Bashing
  • Japanese American Baseball
  • Japanese American Christianity
  • Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)
  • Japanese American Communities (Contemporary)
  • Japanese American Community Organizations (Historical)
  • Japanese American Draft Resistance
  • Japanese American Transnational Families
  • Japanese American Women in the 1930s
  • Japanese Americans
  • Japanese Americans in Hawaii
  • Japanese Americans in Japan
  • Japanese Exclusion
  • Japanese Farm Workers in America
  • Japanese Immigrant Press
  • Japanese Immigrant Women
  • Japanese Language in Asian American Studies
  • Japanese Transnational Identity
  • Japanese War Brides
  • Jen, Gish (1955–)
  • Jindal, Piyush “Bobby” (1971–)
  • Judo in America
  • K
  • Kahanamoku, Duke (1890–1968)
  • Kao, Charles K. (1933–)
  • Katipunan ng mga Democratikong Pilipinos (KDP)
  • Kawamoto, Evelyn Tokue (1933–)
  • Keller, Nora Okja (1965–)
  • Khorana, Har Gobind (1922–2011)
  • Kibei
  • Kim, Derek Kirk
  • Kim, Elaine H.
  • Kim, Jay (1939–)
  • Kim, Richard Eun Kook (1932–2009)
  • Kim, Ronyoung (1926–1987)
  • Kim, Young Oak (1919–2005)
  • Kingston, Maxine Hong (1940–)
  • Kochiyama, Yuri (1921–)
  • Kogawa, Joy (1935–)
  • Konno, Ford Hiroshi (1933–)
  • Kono, Tommy (1930–)
  • Kooskia Internment Camp
  • Korea, U.S. Punitive Action in (1871)
  • The Korea Times
  • Koreagate
  • Korean American Churches
  • Korean American Community Foundation (KACF)
  • Korean American Ethnic Economy
  • Korean American Farmers in the United States
  • Korean American LGBT Movements in Los Angeles and New York
  • Korean Americans
  • Korean Americans and Transnationalism
  • Korean Americans in Hawaii
  • Korean Americans in the Cold War
  • Korean and Korean American Golf
  • Korean Aviation School in America (1920–1921)
  • Korean Central Intelligence Agency (KCIA) and the Korean American Community
  • Korean Cuisine in the United States
  • Korean Immigrant Women in America
  • Korean Independence Movement in the United States
  • Korean National Association (KNA)
  • Korean-Black Relations
  • Koreatown
  • Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance (KIWA)
  • Korematsu, Hirabayashi, and Yasui Coram Nobis Cases
  • Korematsu v. United States (1945)
  • Kuo, Hong-Chih (1981–)
  • Kwan, Michelle (1980–)
  • L
  • Labor Movement
  • Lahiri, Jhumpa (1967–)
  • Lai, Him Mark (1925–2009)
  • Lam, Tony (1937–)
  • Lang, Ping (1960–)
  • Lang Lang (1982–)
  • Lao American Ethnic Economy
  • Lao Americans
  • Lau v. Nichols (1974)
  • Law-Yone, Wendy (1947–)
  • Lee, Ang (1954–)
  • Lee, Bruce (1940–1973)
  • Lee, C. Y. (1938–)
  • Lee, Chang-rae (1965–)
  • Lee, Dai-ming (1904–1961)
  • Lee, Don (1959–)
  • Lee, Hazel (Ah Ying) (1912–1944)
  • Lee, Kyung Won (K. W.) (1928–)
  • Lee, Min Jin (1969–)
  • Lee, Robert G.
  • Lee, Rose Hum (1904–1964)
  • Lee, Sammy (1920–)
  • Lee, Tsung Dao (1926–)
  • Lee, Wen Ho (1939–)
  • Lee, Yan Phou (1861–1938)
  • Lee, Yuan Tseh (1936–)
  • Leong, Russell (1950–)
  • LGBT Activism
  • Li, Choh Hao (1913–1987)
  • Li, Yi (1948–)
  • Lim, Genny (1946–)
  • Lim, Shirley Geok-lin (1944–)
  • Lin, Jeremy (1988–)
  • Lin, Maya (1959–)
  • Lin, Tung-Yen (T. Y.) (1911–2003)
  • Lin, Yutang (1895–1976)
  • Lincecum, Tim (1984–)
  • Little India and South Asian Communities
  • Little Saigon and Vietnamese American Communities
  • Liu, Henry (1932–1984)
  • Lo, Lormong (1959–2011)
  • Locke, Gary (1950–)
  • Los Angeles Riots (1992)
  • Louganis, Greg (1960–)
  • Lowe, Pardee (1905–c. 1992)
  • Lu, Ed (1963–)
  • Luce-Celler Act of 1946
  • M
  • Ma, Yo-Yo (1955–)
  • Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (c. 1917–2008)
  • Malaysian Americans
  • Manlapit, Pablo (1891–1969)
  • Manzanar Children’s Village (1942–1945)
  • Manzanar Riot (1942)
  • Marshall, Charles K
  • Matsui, Doris O. (1944–)
  • Matsui, Robert T. (1941–2005)
  • Matsunaga, Masayuki “Spark” (1916–1990)
  • McCarran-Walter Act of 1952
  • McCunn, Ruthanne Lum (1946–)
  • Mehta, Zubin (1936–)
  • Meng, Grace (1975–)
  • Minami, Dale (1946–)
  • Mineta, Norman (1931–)
  • Mink, Patsy Takemoto (1927–2002)
  • Misaka, Wataru (1923–)
  • Moon Festival
  • Mori, Toshio (1910–1980)
  • Moua, Mee (1969–)
  • Mukherjee, Bharati (1940–)
  • Multiracial Asian Americans
  • Multiracial/Multiethnic Experience in Hawaii
  • Mura, David (1952–)
  • Murayama, Milton (1923–)
  • N
  • Nagano, Kent (1951–)
  • Nagasu, Mirai Aileen (1993–)
  • Nakanishi, Don T.
  • Nambu, Yoichiro (1921–)
  • Nathoy, Lalu
  • National Civil Rights Movement Against Anti-Asian Violence
  • National Maritime Union (NMU) and Chinese Seamen
  • Native Hawaiian Religion
  • Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders
  • Ng, Poon Chew (1866–1931)
  • Ngor, Haing S. (1940–1996)
  • Nguyen, Dat (1975–)
  • Nguyen, Dustin (1962–)
  • Nguyen, Jacqueline H. (1965–)
  • Nguyen, Madison (Phuong) (1975–)
  • Nhat Hanh, Thich (1926–)
  • Ni, Fu-Te (1982–)
  • Nichibei Shimbun (Japanese American News)
  • 1982 ILGWU Strike in New York’s Chinatown
  • Noguchi, Isamu (1904–1988)
  • O
  • Odo, Franklin (1939–)
  • Ohno, Apolo Anton (1982–)
  • Okada, John (1923–1971)
  • Okihiro, Gary (1945–)
  • Okubo, Minè
  • Omachi, George Hatsuo “Hats” (1923–1995)
  • Omi, Michael
  • 1.5 Generation Asian Americans
  • Ong, Han (1968–)
  • Onizuka, Ellison (1946–1986)
  • Otsuka, Julie (1962–)
  • Ozawa, Seiji (1935–)
  • Ozawa v. United States (1922)
  • P
  • Page Law (1875)
  • Paik, Nam June (1932–2006)
  • Pak, Gary (1952–)
  • Pakistani Americans
  • Pan-Asian American Coalitions
  • Parachute Kids
  • Park, Richard (1976–)
  • Park, Tongsun (1935–)
  • Park Yong-man (1881–1928)
  • Parque, Jim Vo (1976–)
  • Pei, I. M. (1917–)
  • People v. Hall (1854)
  • Phan, Aimee (1977–)
  • Pierce, Joseph (1842–1916)
  • Pilipino Cultural Night (PCN)
  • Plantation Workers in Hawaii
  • Polamalu, Troy (1981–)
  • Political Participation
  • Political Representation
  • Poon, Lim (1918–1991)
  • Prostitution in Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Asian Immigrant Communities
  • R
  • Radical Organizations
  • Ramakrishnan, Venkatraman (1952–)
  • Redress Movement
  • Refugee Act of 1980
  • Refugee Camps and Southeast Asian Migration
  • Religion and Its Social Function in the Japanese American Community
  • Rhee, Syngman (1875–1965)
  • Robles, Al (1930–2009)
  • Romulo, Carlos P. (1899–1985)
  • S
  • Saiki, Patricia F. (1930–)
  • Sakata, Harold (1920–1982)
  • Sam, Sam-Ang (1950–)
  • Santos, Bienvenido N. (1911–1996)
  • Sasaki, Sokei-an (1882–1945)
  • Saund, Dalip Singh (1889–1973)
  • Saxton, Alexander P. (1919–2012)
  • Science and Technology
  • Scott, Robert (1947–)
  • Scott Act (1888)
  • Seattle Anti-Chinese Riot and Expulsion of 1886
  • Seau, Junior (1969–2012)
  • Self-Employment
  • Sexuality
  • Shimomura, Osamu (1928–)
  • Shin, Paull (1935–)
  • Shin-Issei/Shin-Nisei Identity
  • Siamese Twins
  • Sikh Temple Massacre (Oak Creek, WI) (2012)
  • Sikhism in the United States
  • Singaporeans in America
  • Siv, Sichan (1948–)
  • Son, Diana (1965–)
  • Sone, Monica (1919–2011)
  • Soong Mei-ling (1898–2003)
  • South Asian American Transnational Politics
  • South Asian Communities, Little India and
  • South Asian Ethnic Identity
  • Southeast Asian Academic Achievement
  • Southeast Asian American Press
  • Southeast Asian American Youth and Crime
  • Southeast Asian Archive at the University of California, Irvine, Libraries
  • Southeast Asian Migration
  • Southeast Asian Refugee Resettlement, Organizational Leadership of
  • Spickard, Paul Russell (1950–)
  • Sri Lankan Americans
  • Suburbanization
  • Sue, Stanley
  • Sui, Anna (1955–)
  • Sui Sin Far (Edith Maude Eaton) (1865–1914)
  • Sumida, Stephen H.
  • Sun Yat-sen (1866–1925)
  • Sung, Betty Lee (1924–)
  • Survey of Race Relations on the Pacific Coast
  • Suzuki, Bob H.
  • Suzuki, Daisetz Teitarō (D. T.) (1870–1966)
  • Suzuki, Shunryū (1904–1971)
  • Swap Meet
  • Sylvanus, Thomas (1845–1891)
  • T
  • Tacoma Anti-Chinese Riot of 1885
  • Taekwondo in America
  • Tahir, Saghir
  • Taiwanese Americans
  • Takagi, Dana Yasu
  • Takaki, Ronald Toshiyuki (1939–2009)
  • Tan, Amy (1952–)
  • Tao, Terence (1975–)
  • Tape v. Hurley (1885)
  • Tarak Nath Das (1884–1958)
  • Tatupu, Mosiula Faasuka (1955–2010)
  • Tenzin Gyatso (14th Dalai Lama) (1935–)
  • Tết
  • Thai American Organizations
  • Thai Americans
  • Thai Cuisine in the United States
  • Thai Temples
  • Thai Town
  • Thao, Cy (1972–)
  • Third World Strikes
  • Third World Unity
  • thúy, lê thi diem (1972–)
  • Tibetan Americans
  • Tien, Chang-Lin (1935–2002)
  • Ting, Samuel Chao Chung (1936–)
  • Tokyo Rose
  • Tomine, Adrian
  • Tomney, John (d. 1863)
  • Tongs and Tong War
  • Tourist Industries
  • Townsend, Raymond Anthony (1955–)
  • Toyota v. United States (1925)
  • Tran, Ham (c. 1974–)
  • Transnational Political Behavior
  • Transnationalism
  • Trungpa, Chögyam (1939–1987)
  • Truong, Monique (1968–)
  • Tsao, Chin-Hui (1981–)
  • Tsiang, H. T. (1899–1971)
  • Tsien, Roger Y. (1952–)
  • Tsoi Sim v. the United States (1902)
  • Tsunoda, Joyce S. (1938–)
  • U
  • Ung, Chinary (1942–)
  • United States v. Gue Lim (1900)
  • United States v. Thind (1923)
  • United States v. Wong Kim Ark (1898)
  • University of California (Berkeley) Asian American Studies Collections
  • U.S.-Korea Treaty of 1882
  • Ut, Huynh Cong “Nick” (1951–)
  • V
  • Vera Cruz, Philip (1904–1994)
  • Victorino, Shane (1980–)
  • Vietnamese American Anticommunism
  • Vietnamese American Communities, Little Saigon and
  • Vietnamese Americans
  • Vietnamese Americans, Chinese-
  • Vietnamese Cuisine in the United States
  • Vietnamese Ethnic Economy
  • Vietnamese Nail Salons
  • Vietnamese Women in America
  • Villa, José García (1908–1997)
  • Villafuerte, Brandon (1975–)
  • Vivekananda (1863–1902)
  • Voting Patterns
  • W
  • Wang, An (1920–1990)
  • Wang, Chien-Ming (1980–)
  • Wang, Vera (1949–)
  • Wang, Wayne (1949–)
  • War Brides Act (1945)
  • Ward, Hines (1976–)
  • Watsonville Riots (1930)
  • Wei Min She (WMS)
  • Williams, Sunita L. (1965–)
  • Wong, Anna May (1905–1961)
  • Wong, Elizabeth (1958–)
  • Wong, Jade Snow (1922–2006)
  • Wong, Kailee (1976–)
  • Wong, Sau-ling
  • Wong, Shawn (1949–)
  • Woo, Hong Neok (1834–1919)
  • Woo, Shien Biau (S. B.) (1937–)
  • Woods, Tiger (1975–)
  • Workingmen’s Parties
  • Wu, Chien-Shiung (1912–1997)
  • Wu, David (1955–)
  • X
  • Xiong, Joe Bee (1961–2007)
  • Y
  • Yamaguchi, Kristi (1971–)
  • Yamanaka, Lois-Ann (1961–)
  • Yamasaki, Minoru (1912–1986)
  • Yamashita, Karen Tei (1951–)
  • Yamato Colony of California
  • Yamauchi, Wakako (1924–)
  • Yang, Chen Ning (1922–)
  • Yang, Gene Luen
  • Yang, Henry T.
  • Yang, Qing (Yong Seen Sarng) (1811–1882)
  • Yao Ming (1980–)
  • Yasui v. United States (1943)
  • Yau, Shing-Tong (1949–)
  • Yee, Chiang (1903–1977)
  • Yellow Brotherhood (YB)
  • Yep, Laurence (1948–)
  • Yick Wo v. Hopkins (1886)
  • Yoneda, Karl G. (1906–1999)
  • Yoon, Sam (1970–)
  • Yu Lihua (Helen Yu) (1931–)
  • Yung, Judy (1946–)
  • Yung Wing (1828–1912)
  • Z
  • Zenimura, Kenichi (1900–1968)
  • Zhang, Caroline (1993–)
  • Zhang, Yitang (1955–)
  • Zia, Helen (1952–)
  • Primary Documents
  • 1. Excerpts from Naturalization Laws (1790, 1870)
  • A. Naturalization Law (1790)
  • B. Naturalization Law (1870)
  • 2. Excerpts from the Foreign Miners Tax (1850)
  • 3. An Analysis of the Chinese Question (1852)
  • 4. Excerpt from People v. Hall (1854)
  • 5. Excerpt from Derivative Citizenship and Married Women Law (1855)
  • 6. Excerpt from the Burlingame Treaty (1868)
  • 7. Excerpt from the Page Law (1875)
  • 8. Excerpts from the Chinese Exclusion Act (1882) and Amendments (1888, 1892, 1902, 1904)
  • A. The 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act
  • B. The 1888 Amendment (Scott Act)
  • C. The 1892 Amendment (Geary Act)
  • D. The 1902 Amendment
  • E. The 1904 Amendment
  • 9. Excerpt from the Case of the Chinese Wife: In re Ah Moy (1884)
  • 10. Excerpt from Yick Wo v. Hopkins (1886)
  • 11. Excerpt from United States v. Wong Kim Ark (1898)
  • 12. Excerpt from Tsoi Sim v. United States (1902)
  • 13. Excerpt from the Expatriate Act of 1907
  • 14. Excerpt from the Gentlemen’s Agreement (1907)
  • 15. Poems from Angel Island (1910–1940)
  • 16. Excerpt from the Alien Land Law (1913)
  • 17. Excerpt from the Immigration Act (1917)
  • 18. Excerpt from Takao Ozawa v. United States (1922)
  • 19. Excerpt from the Cable Act (1922)
  • 20. Excerpt from the United States v. Thind (1923)
  • 21. Excerpt from the Immigration Act (1924)
  • 22. Excerpt from Toyota v. United States (1925)
  • 23. A Plea for Relief (1926)
  • 24. Chinese Wives of American Citizens Act (1930)
  • 25. Excerpt from Tydings-McDuffie Act (1934)
  • 26. Executive Order No. 9066 (1942)
  • 27. Excerpt from Hirabayashi v. United States (1943)
  • 28. Excerpt from the Repeal Act of Chinese Exclusion (1943)
  • 29. My Silver Wings, the Story of a Chinese American Woman (Margaret “Maggie” Gee)
  • 30. Excerpt from Ex part Mitsuye Endo (1944)
  • 31. Excerpt from Korematsu v. United States (1944)
  • 32. Excerpts from the War Brides Act (1945) and Amendment (1947)
  • A. War Brides Act (1945)
  • B. 1947 War Brides Act Amendment
  • 33. Excerpts from America Is in the Heart by Carlos Bulosan (1946)
  • 34. Excerpt from the Luce-Celler Act (1946)
  • 35. Excerpt from Alien Fiancées or Fiancés Act (1946)
  • 36. Chinese Wives of American Citizens Act (1946)
  • 37. Excerpt from Japanese Evacuation Claims (1948)
  • 38. Excerpt from McCarran-Walter Act (1952)
  • 39. Excerpt from the Drumright Report (1955)
  • 40. Protest Letter Against Grand Jury Investigation of Alleged Illegal Entry of Chinese (1956)
  • 41. Excerpt of Chinese Confession Program of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (1960)
  • 42. Excerpt from the Immigration Act (1965)
  • 43. Accounts by Yuri Kochiyama (1965)
  • 44. Excerpt from Refugee Act of 1980
  • 45. Amerasian Immigration Act (1982)
  • 46. Excerpt from Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) (1986)
  • 47. Amerasian Homecoming Act (1987)
  • 48. Indochinese Refugee Resettlement and Protection Act of 1987
  • 49. Japanese American Redress (1988)
  • A. Remarks by President Ronald Reagan on Signing the Civil Liberties Act (the Redress Bill), August 10, 1988
  • B. Excerpt from the Civil Liberties Act (1988)
  • 50. The Story of a “Survivor” (1990)
  • 51. Excerpt from the Immigration Act of 1990
  • 52. Excerpt from the Chinese Student Protection Act of 1992
  • 53. An Apology to Native Hawaiians (1993)
  • 54. President Barack Obama’s Executive Order 13515 (2009)
  • 55. Apologies to Chinese Americans Regarding Exclusion (2011, 2012)
  • A. Senate Resolution (October 6, 2011)
  • B. House of Representative Resolutions (June 8, 2012)
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Editors and Contributors