East to America: Korean American Life Stories

East to America: Korean American Life Stories


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East to America: Korean American Life Stories by Elaine H. Kim, Eui-Young Yu

In this collection of powerful, candid oral histories, a wide cross section of Korean Americans renders a portrait of a community grappling with racial tensions, class and gender differences, and differing notions of family and home.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781565843998
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 09/28/1997
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 5.63(w) x 8.84(h) x 1.17(d)
Age Range: 14 - 18 Years

About the Author

Elaine H. Kim is a professor of Asian American studies and chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Her previous books include Asian American Literature: An Introduction to the Writings and Their Social Context. She lives in Oakland, California.

Eui-Young Yu is a professor of sociology at California State University, Los Angeles. He is the editor of Black-Korean Encounter: Toward Understanding and Alliance. He lives in Los Angeles.

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