Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Congress, 1900-2017 (Hardcover)

Title:
Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Congress, 1900-2017 (Hardcover)
Format:
Hardcover
USA Price: 
Stock:
In stock
GPO Stock Number:
052-070-07740-9
ISBN:
9780160943560
Description

Since 1900, when Delegate Robert M. Wilcox of Hawaii became the first Asian Pacific American (APA) to serve in Congress, a total of 60 APAs have served as U.S. Representatives, Delegates, Resident Commissioners, or Senators. This Web site, based on the book Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Congress, 1900–2017, contains biographical profiles of former APAs, links to information about current APA Members, essays on the institutional and national events that shaped successive generations of APAs in Congress, and images of each individual Member, including rare photos.

Table of Contents

Member Profiles

Introduction

Exclusion and Empire, 1898–1941

From Exclusion to Inclusion, 1941–1992

A Growing Diversity, 1993–2017

Audience

Individuals and business people wishing to identify and contact their Congress members in the House of Representatives, activists associated with Asian-American causes and concerns.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$104.00
International Price:
$145.60
Publisher:
Congress, Committee on House Administration
Author:
  • Kowalewski, Albin J.
Year/Pages:
2017: 627 p.; ill.
Key Phrases:
  • House Document 108 226
  • Congress
  • Biographies
  • Asian Americans
  • Pacific Islander Americans
Weight:
6.1875
Quantity Price:
Discount
Cover:
Cloth
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Item available Date:
12/22/2017
Last Status Update:
05/31/2018
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