The Asian Texans
Texas History - Multicultural Studies
7 x 10, 146 pp.
60 b&w photos., 3 tables.
Pub Date: 02/16/2004
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Winner of the 2006 Texas Reference Source Award presented by the TLA Reference Round Table for an outstanding reference tool in Texas history, culture, or commerce

The Asian Texans

By Marilyn Dell Brady

In The Asian Texans, author Marilyn Brady introduces readers to the languages, religions, and cultures of those who immigrated to the Lone Star State from Asia. Organized by region, the book discusses the lives and contributions of Chinese, Japanese, East Indian, Korean, Vietnamese, Filipino, Laotian, and Cambodian Texans. Special features include

• 61 illustrations

• boxed biographical sketches

• an Asian timeline

• newspaper excerpts

The Asian Texans is part of a five-volume set from the Institute of Texan Cultures. The entire set, entitled Texans All, explores the social and cultural contributions made by five distinctive cultural groups that already existed in Texas prior to its statehood or that came to Texas in the early twentieth century: The Indian Texans, The Mexican Texans, The European Texans, The African Texans, and The Asian Texans.

MARILYN DELL BRADY is a retired college professor living in Alpine, Texas.SARA R. MASSEY, general editor for Texans All, is an education specialist at the University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures in San Antonio, where she develops social studies instructional materials for Texas history.

What Readers Are Saying:

“A splendid overview of Asians in Texas.”--Arnoldo De Leon, Angelo State University

“A splendid overview of Asians in Texas.” --Arnoldo De Leon, Angelo State University

“An excellent book for the Institute of Texan Cultures.” --David G. McComb, Colorado State University

“This is a striking series, worth reading for everyone.” --East Texas Historical Association


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