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

Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Congress, 1900-2017 (Hardcover)
Title:
Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Congress, 1900-2017
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EPUB
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GPO Stock Number:
052-300-00014-2
ISBN:
9780160943683
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. 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.

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