Asia On My Mind

Asia On My Mind

by Sally Hovey Wriggins
     
 

Asia on my Mind - From Ceylon to the Silk Road: A Memoir

As the 21st century unfolds, kindergartens teach Mandarin, spas offer reiki, cafeterias feature lunchtime sushi and Uma Thurman rocks movie theaters with kung fu. Asia is everywhere in America. How did it happen? Where did it begin? In this memoir, Sally Hovey Wriggins describes her own curiosity

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Asia on my Mind - From Ceylon to the Silk Road: A Memoir

As the 21st century unfolds, kindergartens teach Mandarin, spas offer reiki, cafeterias feature lunchtime sushi and Uma Thurman rocks movie theaters with kung fu. Asia is everywhere in America. How did it happen? Where did it begin? In this memoir, Sally Hovey Wriggins describes her own curiosity about the historical development of Buddhism, the opening up of China and the identity politics of South Asia. She touches on the influences that have engaged millions of Americans with Asia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781432721800
Publisher:
Outskirts Press, Inc.
Publication date:
08/18/2008
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.64(d)

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