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Author Duffy, John, 1955-

Title Writing from these roots [electronic resource] : literacy in a Hmong-American community / John Duffy.

Imprint Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 241 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Lost books and broken promises: the Hmong people in China and Laos -- Rumors, ropes, and redemptions: Hmong writing systems in China and Laos -- Never to hold a pencil: the problem with "preliteracy" -- Other gods and countries: Hmong literacy development in Laos -- Writing Hmong Americans: reading and writing in the United States -- Hmong Americans rewriting: testimony, gender, and civic life.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Hmong Americans -- Education.
Literacy -- Social aspects -- United States.
Hmong language -- Writing -- History.
Hmong (Asian people) -- China.
Hmong (Asian people) -- Laos.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780824830953 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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