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Nisei Daughter

Author : Monica Itoi Sone
ISBN : 0295956887
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Tells the story of a Japanese-American woman growing up in Seattle in the 1930s who was subjected to relocation during World War II
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Nisei Daughter

Author : Monica Itoi Sone
ISBN : 0295993553
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 62.70 MB
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"Originally published as an Atlantic Monthly Press Book by Little, Brown and Company"--Title page verso.
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Nisei Daughter

Author : Monica Itoi Sone
ISBN : UOM:39015012440205
Genre : Japanese
File Size : 52.68 MB
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A Study Guide For Monica Sone S Nisei Daughter

Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN : 9781410353986
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A Study Guide for Monica Sone's "Nisei Daughter," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Literary Themes for Students: Race and Prejudice. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Literary Themes for Students: Race and Prejudice for all of your research needs.
Category: Literary Criticism

From The Two Headed Freak To A Whole Person

Author : Mathilde Dresdler
ISBN : 9783640902231
Genre : Literary Collections
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Seminar paper from the year 2010 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 2,0, Dresden Technical University (Amerikanistik), course: Rewriting Stereotypes: Asian American Literature, language: English, abstract: Forty-two years after the internment of more than 100,000 Japanese Americans, about 70 per cent of whom were American citizens, Congress apologized for the injustice that these people had to face. Each internee that was still alive was granted 20,000 $ compensation. Like many other Japanese Americans, Monica Sone had experienced this invasion of personal privacy by authority of her home country. In addition to internment, the second- generation immigrants had to face their coming- to- age in a weird, unreal environment, and were, culturally and linguistically, drifting away from their parents. They were Americans but due to their ethnic heritage and their Asian appearance, not accepted in mainstream America and had to face racist discrimination. The Nisei, the second- generation immigrants, had therefore sustain a variety of difficulties. In her book Nisei Daughter, Monica Sone tries to come to terms with her identity. In the largest part of her autobiography, she describes her life in Seattle prior to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7th in 1942. Her life being unsettled by this incident, Monica Sone writes how she finally made it to reintegrate into U.S. society. Struggling hard to accept her apparently dual identity at the beginning, she learns to live with both parts of her identity- her Japanese heritage and the American part.
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Mourning Dove

Author : Mourning Dove
ISBN : 0803282079
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Mourning Dove was the pen name of Christine Quintasket, a member of the Colville Federated Tribes of eastern Washington State. She was the author of Cogewea, The Half-Blood (one of the first novels to be published by a Native American woman) and Coyote Stories, both reprinted as Bison Books. Jay Miller, formerly assistant director and editor at the D'Arcy McNickle Center for the History of the American Indian, Newberry Library, Chicago, now is an independent scholar and writer in Seattle. He is the compiler of Earthmaker: Tribal Stories from Native North America.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Margins And Mainstreams

Author : Gary Y. Okihiro
ISBN : 9780295805368
Genre : Social Science
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In this classic book on the meaning of multiculturalism in larger American society, Gary Okihiro explores the significance of Asian American experiences from the perspectives of historical consciousness, race, gender, class, and culture. While exploring anew the meanings of Asian American social history, Okihiro argues that the core values and ideals of the nation emanate today not from the so-called mainstream but from the margins, from among Asian and African Americans, Latinos and American Indians, women, and the gay and lesbian community. Those groups in their struggles for equality, have helped to preserve and advance the founders� ideals and have made America a more democratic place for all.
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Immigrant Voices

Author : Thomas Dublin
ISBN : 0252062906
Genre : Social Science
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A collection of ten immigrant stories from 1773 to 1986 by men and women from European, Latin American, and Asian countries which are based on letters, diaries, and oral histories.
Category: Social Science