The Korean Americans

by Brian Lehrer

Publisher: Chelsea House Publishers in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 108 Downloads: 516
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Discusses the history, culture, and religion of the Koreans; factors encouraging their emigration, and their acceptance as an ethnic group in North America.

Edition Notes

StatementBrian Lehrer ; [introductory essay by Daniel Patrick Moynihan].
SeriesThe Peoples of North America
LC ClassificationsE184.K6 L45 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination108 p. :
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2389032M
ISBN 100877548889
LC Control Number87018219

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Two things to keep in mind: 1) There weren't particularly substantial numbers of Korean Americans at the time of the Korean War. The Immigration and Nationality Act of loosened restrictions put in place on Asian immigration a bit (but it didn.important information about Korean immi­ g-ration as viewed by authorities in Seoul, Koreans in Diaspora does not provide the reader with a historical overview of Korean Americans.

The editor seems to assume that his readers know the story of this immigrant group already. His book would have been enhanced with a historical narrative such a platform for academics to share research papers.