Asian American Fiction History And Life Writing

Author: Helena Grice
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136604855
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Grice examines and accounts for this cultural and literary preoccupation, exploring the corresponding historical-political situations that have both circumscribed and enabled greater cultural and political contact between Asia and America.

Chinese America History And Perspectives 2003

Publisher: Chinese Historical Society
ISBN: 1885864159
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Judy Yungs 1982 interview with Ah Quon McElrath yielded a fascinating account
of Ms. Elrath's life, from her childhood picking kiawe beans in Hawai'i to her
growing awareness of racism and sexism, active involvement in the labor
movement, alienation that she felt (even from family members) because of her
union work, and strong empathy for African Americans in rural Alabama, where
she confronted prejudice against them time and time again. McEl- rath's oral
history reveals a ...

Betsy Ross

Author: Ryan P. Randolph
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780823957309
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Presents the life and accomplishments of Betsy Ross, discussing her Quaker background, her role in the Revolutionary War, her days as a business woman, and how she has become known as the maker of the first American flag.

Literary Research And American Postmodernism

Author: Emily Witsell
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0810892766
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Historical Abstracts. Ipswich, MA: EBSCO Publishing. Available online at www.
ebscohost. com/academic/historical-abstracts. A complementary database to
America: History and Life is Historical Abstracts, whose scope is world history
from 1450 to present, excluding the United States and Canada. Bibliographic
records for 2,600 journals, popular magazines, and books published in forty
languages extend back to 1955. Norton, Mary Beth, ed. The American Historical
Association's ...

Going To The Sources

Author: Anthony Brundage
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119262747
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These are simply some of the quirks in the organization of material for historical
research. For our purposes, the two databases that are most important for
abstracts are Historical Abstracts and America: History and Life.2 The first is for
world history and for European history from the Renaissance to the present, while
the latter is concerned with American history. Like other indexes, these abstracts
are available both in printed and in electronic form. If your library has them in the
latter form ...

Black History And Black Identity

Author: William D. Wright
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275974428
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While Carter Woodson wanted white historians to write Black history and to know
that history because the more historians disclosing the reality, knowledge, and
truth the better, he did not for one second imagine Blacks abandoning writing
Black history or relying upon white historians to do it. Black history was too
important to Black people and their development and life in America to leave it in
the hands of white historians. And Black historians had to be prepared to tell that
story, ...

Common Law History And Democracy In America 1790 1900

Author: Kunal M. Parker
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139496360
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For Holmes, everything that is truly vital about the law comes from its ability to
select and organize external phenomena into objective external standards by
reaching into the realm of “life.” “Experience,” for Holmes, refers to nothing other
than the lessons that law has drawn and continues to draw from “life” that the law
then transforms into objective external standards. Like the thinkers of the
American historical school, Holmes operated with a sense of mismatch between
law and “life.