Korean Americans and the Los Angeles Riots
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Blue Dreams by Nancy Abelmann
Book DescriptionA study of how Korean Americans - variously depicted as immigrant seekers after the American dream, or as racist merchants exploiting African Americans - emerged at the crossroads of conflicting social reflections in the aftermath of the 1992 riots in Los Angeles.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780674077058
(235mm x 155mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 29-Aug-1997
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Nancy Abelmann
Nancy Abelmann is Henry E. Preble Professor of Anthropology, Asian American Studies, and East Asian Languages & Cultures at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. John Lie is Class of 1959 Professor and Dean of International and Area Studies at University of California, Berkeley.
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