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7 edition of An American Son: The Story of George Aratani found in the catalog.

An American Son: The Story of George Aratani

Founder of Mikasa and Kenwood (American Profiles)

by Naomi Hirahara

  • 246 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Japanese Amer Natl Museum .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 1917-,
  • Aratani, George,,
  • Biography,
  • Businessmen,
  • Kenwood Corporation,
  • Mikasa,
  • United States,
  • Business/Economics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages321
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12142088M
    ISBN 101881161153
    ISBN 109781881161158
    OCLC/WorldCa48823407

    She then authored two biographies for the Japanese American National Museum, An American Son: The Story of George Aratani, Founder of Mikasa and Kenwood () and A Taste for Strawberries: The Independent Journey of Nisei Farmer Manabi Hirasaki (). An American Son: The Story of George Aratani: Founder of Mikasa and Kenwood (American Profiles) by Naomi Hirahara (May ) Mikasa: Webster's Timeline History, - by Icon Group International ( ) MIKASA SEIYAKU CO., LTD.: International Competitive Benchmarks and Financial Gap Analysis (Dec 2, ).

    2 p.m. — Author and journalist Naomi Hirahara will discuss her book “An American Son: The Story of George Aratani, Founder of Mikasa and Kenwood.” Forced to leave his family business behind during the war, Aratani developed two powerful businesses after the . Buy the book. AN AMERICAN SON: THE STORY OF GEORGE ARATANI, FOUNDER OF MIKASA AND KENWOOD Japanese American National Museum May ISBN: $, pages. Decades before trade moved between the United States and Japan at its present pace, there was a Japanese immigrant's son with an American dream.

    Naomi began to edit, publish, and write books in She edited Green Makers: Japanese American Gardeners in Southern California (), published by the Southern California Gardeners' Federation and partially funded by the California Civil Liberties Public Education then authored two biographies for the Japanese American National Museum, An American Son: The Story of George. As a consultant to the Japanese American National Museum, she has served as editor of the Museum Magazine and project director of The Encyclopedia of Japanese American History from A to Z (revised edition), An American Son: The Story of George Aratani, and More than a Game: Sport in the Japanese American Community.


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