Japanese American History: An A-To-Z Reference from 1868 to the Present

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Japanese American History: An A-To-Z Reference from 1868 to the Present - Niiya, Brian (Editor), and Japanese-American National Museum, and Inouye, Daniel K (Foreword by)
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On June 19, 1868 a ship sailed into Honolulu harbor carrying 148 Japanese men, women and children. Contract laborers brought in to work American-owned Hawaiian sugar plantations, these were the first of over 300,000 immigrants from Japan who settled mostly in Hawaii and California between 1868 and 1924. Their American descendants today number over 750,000 and live in every state. Japanese Americans have played an important and largely unrecognized role in American history. Japanese American History is the first encyclopedic ...

Japanese American History: An A-To-Z Reference from 1868 to the Present 1993, Facts on File, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780816026807

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