A Chinese American Odyssey: How a Retired Psychologist Makes a Hit as a Historian
Publisher : Yin and Yang Press
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This memoir describes the discoveries, many unexpected, when a Chinese American psychology professor retires and reinvents himself as a public historian of Chinese in America. Author of four books on the social history of Chinese family-run businesses, he has given dozens of lectures around the country. "A Chinese American Odyssey" provides a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the processes involved in researching, writing, publishing, and promoting books. Writers of books on any topic will find useful information.



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A Chinese American Odyssey is a memoir that describes the discoveries, many unexpected, when a Chinese American psychology professor retires and reinvents himself as a public historian of the Chinese in America. Author of four books on the social history of Chinese family-run businesses, he has given dozens of lectures around the country. A Chinese American Odyssey provides a fascinating and insightful behind-the-scenes look at the processes involved in researching, writing, publishing, and promoting books. Writers of books on any topic will find useful information.




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After a 40 year career as a Professor of Psychology, I pondered a question that I had avoided many times, namely, how did I, as a second-generation Chinese American fit in a black  More...
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