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Performing Asian American

Race and Ethnicity on the Contemporary Stage (Asian American History and Culture)

by Josephine Lee

  • 26 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Temple University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama texts: from c 1900 -,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Plays & playwrights,
  • Theatre, drama,
  • Theater - History & Criticism,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Plays / Drama,
  • American English,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • USA,
  • American,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8668874M
    ISBN 101566396379
    ISBN 109781566396370


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