Distinguished Asian Americans

Distinguished Asian Americans

A Biographical Dictionary

eBook - 1999
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ABC-CLIO
Asian Americans have made significant contributions to American society. This reference work celebrates the contributions of 166 distinguished Asian Americans. Most people profiled are not featured in any other biographical dictionary on noted Asian Americans. The Chinese Americans, Japanese Americans, Filipino Americans, Korean Americans, South Asian Americans (from India and Pakistan), and Southeast Asian Americans (from Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam) profiled in this work represent more than 75 fields of endeavor. From historical figures to figure skater Michelle Kwan, this work features both prominent and less familiar individuals who have made significant contributions in their fields. A number of the contemporary subjects have given exclusive interviews for this work.

Greenwood Pub Group
An ideal resource for biographical profiles of noted Asian Americans.

Book News
Celebrates the contributions of 166 distinguished Asian Americans. Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Korean, South Asian, and Southeast Asian Americans profiled represent some 75 fields of endeavor. From historical figures to athletes, profiles feature both prominent and less familiar individuals who have made significant contributions in their fields. A number of the contemporary subjects have given exclusive interviews for this work, and most of those profiled are not featured in any other biographical dictionary on noted Asian Americans. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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& Taylor

Profiles distinguished Asian Americans ranging from historical figures to athletes and including both prominent and less familiar individuals who have made significant contributions in their fields.

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999
ISBN: 9780313000409
0313000409
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xviii, 430 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Kim, Hyung-chan

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