Americans First: Chinese Americans and the Second World War (Asian American History and Culture Series)

Americans First: Chinese Americans and the Second World War (Asian American History and Culture Series)

By: K. Scott Wong (editor)Paperback

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Analyses how Chinese Americans ventured beyond the confines of Chinatown by joining the military and working in defense industries

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Contents

Introduction; 1. Chinese America before the War; 2. Chinatown Goes to War; 3. The "Good Asian" in the "Good War"; 4. Hawai'i's Local Warriors; 5. The Fourteenth Air Service Group; 6.Into the Mainstream; Appendix: Employment Tables; Notes; Acknowlegments; Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/03/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781592138401
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9781592138401
  • weight: 304
  • ISBN10: 1592138403

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