Being Japanese American
A JA Sourcebook for Nikkei, Hapa . . . & Their Friends
ISBN10: 1611720222 ISBN13: 9781611720228 Publisher: Stone Bridge Pr Published: Aug 18 2015 Pages: 191 Weight: 0.84lbs. Height: 9.25" Width: 7.75" Depth: 0.50" Edition: 2nd Edition Language: English
This entertaining compendium is a celebration of Japanese American history and heritage. While detailing favorite foods, customs, words, games, and holidays, it explores the painful history of immigration and WWII internment, with suggestions for connecting to your Japanese American community and passing on traditions across generations and into intermarried families. This revised edition has fresh interviews with Japanese Americans about their life experiences and explores contemporary Japanese pop culture like anime and J-pop, with information on traveling to visit your Japanese roots and lists of resources on the Web and social media. Gil Asakawa lives in Denver, Colorado, and is a nationally known journalist, editor, author, speaker, and blogger focusing on Japanese and Asian American issues.