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The Resource Portraits of pride II : Chinese-American legacies, first 160 years in America = Mei Hua zhi guang, L.P. Leung, project director

Portraits of pride II : Chinese-American legacies, first 160 years in America = Mei Hua zhi guang, L.P. Leung, project director

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Portraits of pride II : Chinese-American legacies, first 160 years in America = Mei Hua zhi guang
Title
Portraits of pride II
Title remainder
Chinese-American legacies, first 160 years in America = Mei Hua zhi guang
Statement of responsibility
L.P. Leung, project director
Title variation
Mei Hua zhi guang
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This volume offers biographical sketches of more than 30 notable Chinese Americans including Olympic skater Michelle Kwan; historian Iris Chang; award-winning architect I.M. Pei; artist and designer Maya Ying Lin; classical cellist virtuoso Yo-Yo Ma; Oscar-winning cinematographer James Wong Howe; inventor and entrepreneur An Wang; "the first lady of physics," C.S. Wu -- in addition to many unsung heroes of Chinese descent. Also included is a section about the The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, one of the most significant restrictions on free immigration in U.S. history. The accompanying CD-ROM presents a complete digital reproduction of the book's text
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
SFR
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Leung, L. P
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  • Chinese Americans
  • Chinese Americans
  • Scholars
  • Scientists
  • Artists
  • Entertainers
  • Musicians
  • Nobel Prize winners
  • Celebrities
  • California
Label
Portraits of pride II : Chinese-American legacies, first 160 years in America = Mei Hua zhi guang, L.P. Leung, project director
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: c2011
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM (4 3/ 4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Chang-Lin Tien : distinguished scientist & educator anchored in both American & Chinese cultures
  • Elaine Woo
  • James Wong Howe : a "true magician" in filmmaking, two-time Oscar winning cinematographer
  • Jack Ong
  • Dong Kingman : an American watercolor master
  • Dong Kingman, Jr.
  • Flossie Wong-Staal : identified AIDS virus and cloned the genetic structure of HIV
  • Betty Chan Gaw
  • Iris Chang : writer and historian : exposed the forgotten Holocaust in China
  • Joyce Mar
  • Min-Chueh (M.C.) Chang : father of in vitro fertilization & co-inventor of the first oral birth control pill
  • William Shaw : microsurgery pioneer, phenomenally gifted surgeon & dedicated mentor to young surgeons
  • Emily Shaw and Bobbi Leung
  • Judge Delbert Wong : World War II hero and exemplary jurist
  • Randy Bloch
  • Andrew Chi : a forgotten hero, atomic clock pioneer
  • Edgar Wong and Frank Bupp
  • Terence Tao : Mozart of mathematics
  • Randy Bloch
  • Yum-Tong Siu : internationally acclaimed mathematician
  • L.P. Leung
  • L.P. Leung
  • Hsien-Kei (H.K.) Cheng : theoretical aerodynamicist
  • L.P. Leung with Dr. Cheng's colleagues
  • Clarence Lee : graphic artist selected to design 14 U.S. postage stamps
  • William Chun-Hoon
  • Mrs. Lily Chin : an unlikely heroine--a mother's relentless courage to fight racial injustice
  • Stewart Kwoh, assisted by Carmina Ocampo -- Hsue-Shen (H.S.) Tsien : aviation engineer and rocket scientist
  • L.P. Leung
  • Tsien revisited -- Fu-Kuen (F.K.) Lin : developed first effective genetically engineered drug to treat anemia
  • L.P. Leung
  • Charles K. Kao : father of modern fiber optics
  • Chien-Shiung (C.S.) Wu : world's distinguished first lady of physics
  • Randy Bloch
  • Nobel Prize laureates
  • L.P. Leung. Tsung-Dao Lee and Chen Ning Yang : 1957 Nobel Prize winners in physics -; Samuel C.C. Ting : 1976 Nobel Prize winner in physics
  • Yuan T. Lee : 1986 Nobel Prize winner in chemistry
  • Steven Chu : 1997 Nobel Prize winner in physics
  • Daniel C. Tsui : 1998 Nobel Prize winner in physics
  • Roger Y. Tsien : 2008 Nobel Prize winner in chemistry
  • Charles K. Kao : 2009 Nobel Prize winner in physics
  • Yo-Yo Ma : super virtuoso cellist and messenger of peace
  • Wing Mar and Randy Bloch
  • L.P. Leung
  • I.M. Pei : one of the world's premier architects
  • Yvonne Chang
  • Maya Ying Lin : architect and artist : visions with unlimited boundaries
  • Bobbi Leung and Margie Lew
  • Nancy Kwan : the world of Nancy Kwan : a fortune teller's prescience?
  • Jack Ong -- Michelle Kwan : world champion figure skater / Marian Chew
  • Michael Chang : French open tennis champion
  • Randy Bloch
  • Why group portraits of Chinese in America?
  • Edgar Wong
  • David T. Wong : internationally recognized biochemist and neuropharmacologist
  • Transportation : iron rail to golden spike - the blood and sweat of the nameless railroad builders
  • William F. Chew
  • Agriculture : the role of Chinese immigrants in California's farming infrastructure
  • Lucky Owyang and L.P. Leung
  • Fishing : pioneers of California's fishing industry--a story of hardship, fortitude, resourcefulness, and success in commercial fishing
  • Linda Bentz
  • Technology : engineers and scientists
  • L.P. Leung
  • Education : inconspicuous prominence in academia
  • Yong Chen
  • Wing Mar
  • Making it in America
  • James Wei
  • An Wang : inventor of magnetic core memory, successful entrepreneur & philanthropist
  • L.P. Leung
Control code
ocn862939346
Dimensions
26 cm. +
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
288 p.
Isbn
9780930377045
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o862939346
  • (OCoLC)862939346
Label
Portraits of pride II : Chinese-American legacies, first 160 years in America = Mei Hua zhi guang, L.P. Leung, project director
Publication
Note
Originally published: c2011
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM (4 3/ 4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Chang-Lin Tien : distinguished scientist & educator anchored in both American & Chinese cultures
  • Elaine Woo
  • James Wong Howe : a "true magician" in filmmaking, two-time Oscar winning cinematographer
  • Jack Ong
  • Dong Kingman : an American watercolor master
  • Dong Kingman, Jr.
  • Flossie Wong-Staal : identified AIDS virus and cloned the genetic structure of HIV
  • Betty Chan Gaw
  • Iris Chang : writer and historian : exposed the forgotten Holocaust in China
  • Joyce Mar
  • Min-Chueh (M.C.) Chang : father of in vitro fertilization & co-inventor of the first oral birth control pill
  • William Shaw : microsurgery pioneer, phenomenally gifted surgeon & dedicated mentor to young surgeons
  • Emily Shaw and Bobbi Leung
  • Judge Delbert Wong : World War II hero and exemplary jurist
  • Randy Bloch
  • Andrew Chi : a forgotten hero, atomic clock pioneer
  • Edgar Wong and Frank Bupp
  • Terence Tao : Mozart of mathematics
  • Randy Bloch
  • Yum-Tong Siu : internationally acclaimed mathematician
  • L.P. Leung
  • L.P. Leung
  • Hsien-Kei (H.K.) Cheng : theoretical aerodynamicist
  • L.P. Leung with Dr. Cheng's colleagues
  • Clarence Lee : graphic artist selected to design 14 U.S. postage stamps
  • William Chun-Hoon
  • Mrs. Lily Chin : an unlikely heroine--a mother's relentless courage to fight racial injustice
  • Stewart Kwoh, assisted by Carmina Ocampo -- Hsue-Shen (H.S.) Tsien : aviation engineer and rocket scientist
  • L.P. Leung
  • Tsien revisited -- Fu-Kuen (F.K.) Lin : developed first effective genetically engineered drug to treat anemia
  • L.P. Leung
  • Charles K. Kao : father of modern fiber optics
  • Chien-Shiung (C.S.) Wu : world's distinguished first lady of physics
  • Randy Bloch
  • Nobel Prize laureates
  • L.P. Leung. Tsung-Dao Lee and Chen Ning Yang : 1957 Nobel Prize winners in physics -; Samuel C.C. Ting : 1976 Nobel Prize winner in physics
  • Yuan T. Lee : 1986 Nobel Prize winner in chemistry
  • Steven Chu : 1997 Nobel Prize winner in physics
  • Daniel C. Tsui : 1998 Nobel Prize winner in physics
  • Roger Y. Tsien : 2008 Nobel Prize winner in chemistry
  • Charles K. Kao : 2009 Nobel Prize winner in physics
  • Yo-Yo Ma : super virtuoso cellist and messenger of peace
  • Wing Mar and Randy Bloch
  • L.P. Leung
  • I.M. Pei : one of the world's premier architects
  • Yvonne Chang
  • Maya Ying Lin : architect and artist : visions with unlimited boundaries
  • Bobbi Leung and Margie Lew
  • Nancy Kwan : the world of Nancy Kwan : a fortune teller's prescience?
  • Jack Ong -- Michelle Kwan : world champion figure skater / Marian Chew
  • Michael Chang : French open tennis champion
  • Randy Bloch
  • Why group portraits of Chinese in America?
  • Edgar Wong
  • David T. Wong : internationally recognized biochemist and neuropharmacologist
  • Transportation : iron rail to golden spike - the blood and sweat of the nameless railroad builders
  • William F. Chew
  • Agriculture : the role of Chinese immigrants in California's farming infrastructure
  • Lucky Owyang and L.P. Leung
  • Fishing : pioneers of California's fishing industry--a story of hardship, fortitude, resourcefulness, and success in commercial fishing
  • Linda Bentz
  • Technology : engineers and scientists
  • L.P. Leung
  • Education : inconspicuous prominence in academia
  • Yong Chen
  • Wing Mar
  • Making it in America
  • James Wei
  • An Wang : inventor of magnetic core memory, successful entrepreneur & philanthropist
  • L.P. Leung
Control code
ocn862939346
Dimensions
26 cm. +
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
288 p.
Isbn
9780930377045
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o862939346
  • (OCoLC)862939346

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