Picture Bride

Picture Bride

Author: Yoshiko Uchida

Publisher: University of Washington Press

ISBN: 0295976160

Category: Fiction

Page: 228

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Hana travels to America to escape the arranged marriages her sisters experienced in pre-World War II Japan, but the young businessman to whom she has corresponded turns out to be a middle-aged man who exaggerated his success
Picture Bride
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Yoshiko Uchida
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: University of Washington Press

Hana travels to America to escape the arranged marriages her sisters experienced in pre-World War II Japan, but the young businessman to whom she has corresponded turns out to be a middle-aged man who exaggerated his success
Picture Bride Stories
Language: en
Pages: 329
Authors: Barbara F. Kawakami
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-30 - Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

During the 1885 to 1924 immigration period of plantation laborers from Japan to Hawaii, more than 200,000 Japanese, mostly single men, made the long journey by ship to the Hawaiian Islands. As it became apparent that they would never return to Japan, many of the men sent for brides to
The Ilse
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Wayne Patterson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-01-01 - Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

On January 13, 1903, the first Korean immigrants arrived in Hawai'i. Numbering a little more than a hundred individuals, this group represented the initial wave of organized Korean immigration to Hawai'i. Over the next two and a half years, nearly 7,500 Koreans would make the long journey eastward across the
Pau Hana
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Ronald Takaki
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984-03-01 - Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

"A scholarly work but as readable as a novel, this is the first history of plantation life as experienced by the laborers themselves. The oppressive round-the-clock conditions under which they worked will make you glad they fought back in one huge strike; Takaki charts this conflict well." --San Francisco Chronicle
From the Land of Hibiscus
Language: en
Pages: 298
Authors: Yong-ho Ch'oe
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-11-30 - Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

In 1903, 102 Koreans migrated to Hawai‘i in search of wealth and fortune—the first in their country’s history to live in the Western world. Thousands followed. Most of them, however, found only hardship while working as sugar plantation laborers. Soon after their departure, Korea was colonized by Japan, and overnight