Americans First: Chinese American and the Second World War.

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Americans First: Chinese American and the Second World War by K. Scott Wong Harvard University Press, 2005 Moderator: Gregory Mark Session 6B Saturday, 10:15-11:45 Garden B

SYNOPSIS: This book examines the identity formation of the generation of Chinese Americans born around 1920 and who came of age during the Second World War. It looks at how the war affected Chinese Americans both here on the mainland and in Hawai'i, and offers the first in-depth study of the Chinese American presence in the military during that war.

AUTHOR: K. Scott Wong is a Professor of History at...

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