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By Xiaojian Zhao, Edward J.W. Park Ph.D.

This three-volume paintings represents a number one reference source for Asian American reviews that provides scholars, researchers, librarians, academics, and different readers the power to simply find actual, updated information regarding Asian ethnic teams, old and modern occasions, very important guidelines, and extraordinary members. Written via major students of their fields of workmanship and professionals in varied professions, the entries commit awareness to varied Asian and Pacific Islander American teams in addition to the jobs of girls, particular socioeconomic periods, Asian American political and social pursuits, and race relatives regarding Asian Americans.

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1850 The Taiping Rebellion (1850–1864), one of the largest peasant uprisings in Chinese history, begins. The indigenous population declines rapidly after Hawaii’s contact with Westerners. Legislative measures are taken to prevent its people from leaving the islands. The Royal Hawaiian Agricultural Society is established to increase the labor supply in Hawaii, and it will take major steps to recruit workers from other countries. This government agency will be replaced by the Planters’ Society and a bureau of immigration in 1864.

1603 Tokugawa Ieyasu emerges as the leader of a unified Japan, signifying the beginning of the Tokugawa Shogunate controlled by Shogun—military rulers. 1606 Anti-Christian decrees are first issued in Japan. 1636 The Manchu army invades Korea. 1638 Japan begins a period of seclusion, triggered by a rebellion involving about 20,000 Japanese Christians in 1637 and 1638. 1640 Japan closes its doors to most Westerners. 1664 The Qing Dynasty (1644–1911) succeeds the Ming dynasty (1366–1644) in China. Thousands of Ming loyalists flee abroad after the Manchu conquest.

The Cable Act makes an American women’s citizenship independent of that of her husband, contingent upon her husband’s eligibility for naturalization. In Takao Ozawa v. S. S. citizenship, declaring that he is not Caucasian. 150 Filipino nurses form the Filipino Nurses Association (FNA). Seventeen-year-old Chinese American Anna May Wong (1907– 1961) stars as Lotus Flower in the film The Toll of the Sea, after appearing in The Red Lantern three years earlier. S. Supreme Court. In United States v. S.

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