Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Everything You Need to Know About Asian-American History: 2004 Edition” as Want to Read:
Everything You Need to Know About Asian-American History: 2004 Edition
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Everything You Need to Know About Asian-American History: 2004 Edition

by
3.36  ·  Rating details ·  22 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
One can hardly understand American history without knowing the crucial role people of Asian ancestry have played in shaping our past, politics, and culture. Exploding myths and stereotypes, with more than fifty pages of new material, this absorbing and accessible reference answers such questions as:

• Where and when did the history of Chinese America begin?
• What is Zen?
...more
Paperback, Revised, 432 pages
Published July 27th 2004 by Plume (first published January 1st 1996)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

Be the first to ask a question about Everything You Need to Know About Asian-American History

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-52)
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
Kelly Kim
Feb 22, 2008 rated it it was amazing
I have always wanted to have a master's in asian studies, but what would you do with it? I enjoy studying asian culture and history, particularly on immigration, disability views, and the like. This book helps answer any questions I might ask about Asian American history. A good informative read!
Lam Peng
Dec 05, 2012 rated it really liked it
Easy to follow and easy to understand history of the Asian American experience. I enjoyed the short concise backgrounds leading up to the multitude of facts. Great resource book. Recommended!
Stacey Schugel
Jul 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book! I got to learn about different cultures and how surtin events in history impacted on them.
Shishir
May 26, 2012 rated it it was ok
good bacground on Chinese Japanese Korean Philipinos S Asians and SE Asians history into N America
Justine
rated it it was ok
Jul 24, 2011
Miguel
rated it liked it
Oct 06, 2014
Samsung
rated it really liked it
Oct 15, 2007
marlon
rated it it was ok
Aug 25, 2012
Karla
rated it it was ok
Nov 29, 2007
Rusty
rated it really liked it
Aug 21, 2016
Sheryl
rated it it was ok
May 21, 2016
Emily Mac Rae
rated it liked it
Nov 04, 2009
Lyssey
rated it liked it
Mar 25, 2009
Katy Lyle
rated it it was amazing
Jan 02, 2018
Brent Grimes
rated it liked it
Jan 07, 2016
Liana Polimeni
rated it really liked it
Jan 09, 2014
Autumn
rated it it was ok
Mar 06, 2012
Bianca Rios
rated it liked it
Jun 30, 2009
Jessica
rated it really liked it
Jul 03, 2010
Michelle Leonard
rated it really liked it
Jun 07, 2007
Aaron
rated it liked it
Jun 02, 2017
Mary Lyon
rated it it was amazing
Mar 21, 2017
Jennifer
marked it as to-read
Jan 10, 2008
Grace Wing-Yuan  Toy
marked it as to-read
Feb 09, 2008
Jenny
added it
Apr 07, 2008
Holly
marked it as to-read
Jul 19, 2008
Cat
marked it as to-read
May 17, 2009
Katrina
is currently reading it
Jun 30, 2009
Jacqi
marked it as to-read
Dec 03, 2009
Daniel
marked it as to-read
Feb 08, 2010
Joe
marked it as to-read
Mar 05, 2011
Lucy Truong
is currently reading it
Jun 22, 2011
William
marked it as to-read
Jan 12, 2013
Carol Lai
marked it as to-read
Mar 27, 2013
Chelsea
marked it as to-read
Apr 05, 2013
Arnel Monterola
marked it as to-read
Jun 21, 2013
Meleya
marked it as to-read
Jan 29, 2014
Stephanie
marked it as to-read
Mar 28, 2014
Zoe Xiuha
marked it as to-read
Jun 03, 2014
Komi Amegblenke
marked it as to-read
Jun 12, 2014
Michael
marked it as to-read
Jul 18, 2014
Jennifer Nakayama
marked it as to-read
Aug 02, 2014
Asdeghik
marked it as to-read
Aug 29, 2014
Vartan Balassanian
marked it as to-read
Aug 30, 2014
Brad L
marked it as to-read
Dec 31, 2014
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
16 followers
Lan is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Monkey Bridge, published by Viking in 1997. Her second novel, The Lotus and the Storm will be published by Viking Press in August 2014. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and Yale Law School and worked as a litigation and corporate attorney in New York City for many years until she joined legal academia as a law professor.
More about Lan Cao