This unique work presents an extraordinary breadth of contemporary and historical views on Asian America and Pacific Islanders, conveyed through the voices of the men and women who lived these experiences over more than 150 years.
* More than 300 primary source documents that take readers back in history through first-hand accounts of many events central to understanding Asian American experiences
* Critical historical and contemporary contextualization for each document that makes the volume an ideal resource for classroom instruction
* A chronology of important events beginning with the first wave of Asian immigration to the United States in 1848
* A bibliography of key resources for those wishing to know more
Sang Chi, PhD, teaches in the Department of History at Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA. Emily Moberg Robinson, PhD, received a bachelor's degree in history from Wellesley College and a master's degree and doctorate in history from the University of California, Santa Cruz.