When Asians began to immigrate to the United States in the 1800s, they met with both gratitude for the labor they provided and mistrust for their culture, which was unfamiliar to Americans. This two-volume set traces the turbulent history of Asian Americans from their first arrival to the present day. After an introduction to each chapter, A-Z entries identify people, places, events, and terms to give a complete picture to students researching all aspects of Asian American history. Volume 1: From Gold Mountain to Picture Brides, 1848-1924 Volume 2: From the Exclusion Era to Today, 1925-Present Set Features: 288 pages in 2 volumes 7 x 10 2-color interior 100 Photographs 40 Maps, Charts, and Graphs Timelines Primary documents Glossary Index. Curriculum Themes: Asian peoples coming to America Asian contributions to American culture Asian Americans today (struggles & contributions). Reading Level: 6th-8th GradeMedia Projects, Inc., Staff is the author of 'Almanac of Asian American History' with ISBN 9780313326028 and ISBN 0313326029.