The Filipinos

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737734997
  • Publisher: Cengage Gale
  • Publication date: 2/2/2007
  • Series: Coming to America
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 172
  • Age range: 10 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents


Foreword     9
Introduction     12
The First Wave of Filipino Immigration
The Philippines Becomes a Colony of the United States   Amy Blitz     18
The Earliest Filipino Immigrants   Barbara M. Posadas     30
Educational Opportunities for Filipinos in America   Dorothy B. Fujita-Rony     39
Filipino Laborers Face Discrimination and Violence   Mai M. Ngai     45
The Anti-Filipino Riots of 1930   Emory Stephen Bogardus     56
Family Networks and Religious Customs   Fred Cordova     68
The Second Wave of Filipino Immigration
Filipino-American Military Service in World War II   Alex S. Fabros     77
Filipino American War Brides   Carolyn Jung     84
Reparations for Veterans   David A. Pendleton     89
A Filipina American's Life in the 1950s   Juanita Santos   Yen Le Espiritu     94
A Filipina Migrant Laborer Adjusts to Life in the United States   Iluminada Imutan   Janet Shirley     100
Later Waves of Filipino Immigration
The Family Responsibilities of Filipino Immigrants   Rhacel Salazar Parrenas     109
A Young Filipina Immigrant Struggles with Family Separation   RoselynDomingo     113
Attempts to Revive Filipinotown, Los Angele31s   Wendy Lee     117
Filipinos Today   Rick Bonus
Accomplished Filipino Americans
Jessica Hagedorn: Writer   Jessica Hagedorn   Kay Bonetti     129
Antonio Taguba: U.S. Army General   Bert Eljera     135
Larry Dulay Itliong: Activist   Stephen Magagnini     139
Cristeta Comerford: Executive Chef   Jose Antonio Vargas     146
Apl.de.ap: Hip-Hop Musician   Benjamin Pimentel     152
Chronology     159
For Further Research     164
Index     16
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