Being Japanese American: A JA Sourcebook for Nikkei, Hapa . . . and Their Friends by Gil Asakawa, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Being Japanese American: A JA Sourcebook for Nikkei, Hapa . . . and Their Friends / Edition 1

Being Japanese American: A JA Sourcebook for Nikkei, Hapa . . . and Their Friends / Edition 1

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by Gil Asakawa
     
 

ISBN-10: 188065685X

ISBN-13: 2901880656852

Pub. Date: 06/01/2004

Publisher: Stone Bridge Press

From immigration to discrimination and internment, and then to reparations and a high rate of intermarriage, Americans of Japanese descent share a long and sometimes painful history, and now fear their unique culture is being lost. Gil Asakawa’s celebration of what makes JAs so special is an entertaining blend of facts and features, of recipes, songs, and

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From immigration to discrimination and internment, and then to reparations and a high rate of intermarriage, Americans of Japanese descent share a long and sometimes painful history, and now fear their unique culture is being lost. Gil Asakawa’s celebration of what makes JAs so special is an entertaining blend of facts and features, of recipes, songs, and memories that every JA will want to share with friends and family. Included are interviews with famous JAs and a look at how it’s hip to be Japanese, from manga to martial arts, plus a section on Japantown communities and tips for JA’s scrapbooking their families and traveling to Japan to rediscover their roots.

Gil Asakawa is a third-generation Japanese American, author of the weekly "Nikkei View" online column. He lives in Denver.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901880656852
Publisher:
Stone Bridge Press
Publication date:
06/01/2004
Series:
Asian American Studies
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160

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