The Asian Texans

978-1-58544-312-3 Paperback
7 x 10 x 0 in
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
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.

Published by Texas A&M University Press