HIS 286 - Asian American History
Survey of Asian migration to and experiences in the United States from mid-nineteenth century to the present. Follows East, Southeast and Asian migrants through gold mines and sugar plantations, on the first transcontinental railroad and on agricultural frontiers, through struggles over citizenship and identity politics. Themes include immigration, race relations and multiculturalism in modern United States history.
Considered a United States and World History.
Course may be applied to the American Studies program.