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  Asian Elephant
Asian elephants are much smaller, weighing between 6,615 and 11,020 pounds at a height of about 7 to 12 feet compared to the 8,820 to 15,430 at 10 to 13 feet of the African elephant.
Asian elephants are less prone to poaching (killing elephants for ivory tusks) because few males (and no females) grow tusks.
When a young Asian elephant is stressed and nervous they will go to an adult and place the tip of their trunk in the adults mouth.
www.thewildones.org /Animals/elephant.html   (762 words)

 Asian Collection
Asian plants are fascinating, not only for their diversity, but also because they bear a close resemblance to our native Eastern United States flora.
Asian Valley offers dramatic views, bog primulas that bloom in spring, and the rare dove tree.
Many plants native to China and other East Asian countries were first introduced to the United States in the late 1800's, but the original collections did not represent the full range of natural genetic diversity found within a given species.
www.usna.usda.gov /Gardens/collections/asian.html   (776 words)

 Asian Elephants - National Zoo| FONZ
Asian elephants are endangered in the wild, where perhaps only 30,000 still live in forests of south and southeast Asia.
They flap their large ears, swing their trunks in the air to sense and move things, munch on hay and fresh produce, throw sand on their backs or get in the pool to keep cool in summer, interact with the other elephants, play, participate in training sessions, and get groomed by keepers.
You can see the Zoo's Asian elephants live on our cam, which sometimes looks to their outdoor habitat and other times looks into Shanthi and Kandula's indoor enclosure.
nationalzoo.si.edu /Animals/AsianElephants   (540 words)

 Asian-Nation : Asian American History, Demographics, & Issues :: The 1965 Immigration Act
However, the first Asians to immigrate to the U.S. under the provisions of this Act were mainly professionals and political refugees.
The table on the right uses data from the 2004 Statistical Abstract of the U.S. and provides descriptive statistics on the number of immigrants admitted to the U.S. by continent and selected countries of birth from 1971 to 2002 (the last year in which full statistics are available).
Asian immigrant owners and workers who came to the U.S. since the late 1960s have contributed to the proliferation of ethnic businesses, enclave economies, and residential communities.
www.asian-nation.org /1965-immigration-act.shtml   (1659 words)

 Asian Studies WWW VL
The Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library is designed for transmission speed, not fancy looks.
A selection of links from this document is also republished by the Association for Asian Studies (AAS), Inc. The University of Michigan, USA.
This research tool is produced by the Internet Publications Bureau, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies at The Australian National University (ANU), Canberra.
coombs.anu.edu.au /WWWVL-AsianStudies.html   (528 words)

 Asian Studies | The WWW Virtual Library
The Asian Studies WWW Monitor (ISSN 1329-9778) was established 21 April 1994.
It is a part of the Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library and of its specialist subsection, the East Asia WWW Virtual Library.
This document is a part of the Asian Studies and Southeast Asian Studies WWW Virtual Libraries.
vlib.org /AsianStudies   (1408 words)

 The Wing Luke Asian Museum
The Wing Luke Asian Museum engages the Asian Pacific American communities and the public in exploring issues related to the culture, art and history of Asian Pacific Americans.
A Smithsonian Institution affiliate, the Wing Luke Asian Museum is the premier pan-Asian Pacific American museum in the country...
All materials are the property of The Wing Luke Asian Museum, its clients and its partners.
www.wingluke.org   (273 words)

 Welcome to Asian Spirit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
In 1996, Asian Spirit opened the gateway to the world's famous island Boracay when it started its regular air services to Caticlan airport utilizing it's 47-seater De Havilland Dash of Canada.
ASian Spirit's distribution network drastically expanded as it opened major hubs to bridge small and the "sleepy" yet tourist-potential destination as it flies to airports not serviced by the other national carriers.
In January 2003, the airline finally received its congressional franchise making it the country's fourth flag carrier, enabling it to expand its services both in the domestic and international regions as well as to receive incentives from the government in its effort to boost air services to various destinations in the country.
www.asianspirit.com   (379 words)

 Asian-Nation : Asian American History, Demographics, & Issues
While Asian Americans "only" make up about 5% of the U.S.'s population (as of May 2005), we are one of the fastest growing racial/ethnic groups (in terms of percentage increase) in the U.S. The Asian American community has received a lot of scrutiny over the years but in many ways, still remains misunderstood.
First, I define "Asian Americans" as the population living in the U.S. who self-identify as having Asian or Pacific Islander ancestry, in whole or in part, regardless of whether they're U.S.- or foreign-born, a U.S. citizen or not, length of residence, or in the U.S. legally or illegally.
Of course, being "Asian" is not necessarily the same as being "Asian American" and I focus on this distinction throughout Asian-Nation.
www.asian-nation.org   (1378 words)

 Adobe - Reader: Asian and Central European font packs for Adobe Reader
If the author of an Adobe® Portable Document Format (PDF) file embeds CJK and Central European (CE) fonts in a PDF document, then any language version of Adobe Reader® software will be able to display the CJK and CE text on any system without additional software.
If the author of the PDF document uses CJK or CE fonts but does not embed them in the document, then the correct fonts will need to be installed in order to view the Adobe PDF file on non-native systems.
Adobe Reader for Macintosh provides Asian and CE fonts as an optional component at the time of download.
www.adobe.com /products/acrobat/acrrasianfontpack.html   (245 words)

 Asian Reading Room (Area Studies, Asian Division, Library of Congress)
The Asian Reading Room is the primary public access point for researchers seeking to use the Asian collections of the Library of Congress in the many languages of Asia.
With over 2.8 million books, periodicals and newspapers, a large number of manuscripts, and electronic media, the collections are the most comprehensive sources of Asian language materials outside of Asia.
Western language materials about Asia are part of the general collection but can be requested in either the Asian Reading Room or the Main Reading Room.
www.loc.gov /rr/asian   (178 words)

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The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research institution dedicated to informing and strengthening policy in the Asia-Pacific.
The new book assesses trade and investment dynamics in the region, the rise of new powers, the ongoing processes of globalization, and the impact of economic interdependence on security, and evaluates how these trends are altering Asia’s strategic environment.
The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) held a conference in Beijing on January 18-19, 2006, entitled “Regional Economic Implications of DPRK Security Behavior: The ‘Bold Switchover’ Concept,” which analyzed the potential domestic and regional economic benefits that would emerge from a potential North Korean “bold switchover” in security policy.
www.nbr.org   (710 words)

 UT Asian Studies Network Information Center (ASNIC)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The Department offers courses in a number of modern and classical Asian languages, and stresses integrating knowledge of language with the study of history and culture.
The Center for East Asian Studies, housed in the Department of Asian Studies, features an interdisciplinary faculty who represent fields including anthropology, political science, literature, language pedagogy, and history, and who specialize in contemporary East Asian cultures, societies, and languages.
The Center is committed to encouraging the inclusion of international components for students at UT, as well as promoting awareness of East Asian cultures and societies throughout the campus and in the community.
asnic.utexas.edu /asnic/index.html   (207 words)

Asian Art in the collection of the The Art Institute of Chicago Museum
Asian Art, with 287 pages of objects in the Collection of The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Asian Art in the collection of the Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas
witcombe.sbc.edu /ARTHLinks3.html   (796 words)

 Asian American Journalists Association
AAJA is deeply concerned about continued cutbacks and layoffs at media companies throughout the country - a situation that has had an impact on our membership as well as on our goal of increasing diversity in the newsroom and in news coverage of our communities.
Students are selected based on the following criteria: commitment to the field of journalism; sensitivity to Asian American and Pacific Islander issues; journalistic ability; scholastic ability; and financial need.
Since its inception, AAJA has awarded more than $1.2 million in scholarships and internships to more than 500 students pursuing a career in journalism.
www.aaja.org   (520 words)

 Seattle Asian Art Museum: Visitor Information
Admission to the Seattle Asian Art Museum is free on the first Thursday and first Saturday of each month.
The Seattle Asian Art Museum is easily reached by the #10 Metro bus from downtown Seattle.
The Seattle Asian Art Museum is a historic art-modern building located in a treasured neighborhood park, making it a top spot for weddings and other private events.
www.seattleartmuseum.org /visit/visitSAAM.asp   (409 words)

 Asian Recipes - World Cuisine - All Recipes
Asian Recipes - World Cuisine - All Recipes
Allrecipes has more than 840 trusted Asian recipes complete with ratings, reviews and cooking tips.
Banana slices are coated in a tasty batter, and deep-fried in this popular Indonesian snack.
asian.allrecipes.com   (396 words)

 Asian decor and Asian art
Peruse through our contemporary Asian decor and Asian art collection and select distinctive creations by the Asian artists and designers du jour.
Buy directly from the creators and manufacturers of Asian decor accents and Asian furniture to complement your collections with unique Asian inspired home decor creations.
Asian Art Museum New Exhibition: The Art of India's Mewar Kingdo - 10-January-2007
www.asiannouveau.com   (205 words)

 Welcome to the UCLA Asian American Studies Center
Asian Americans on the Same-Sex Marriage Debate: U.S. Scholars and Writers Speak Out in UCLA Amerasia Journal
Graduate Concentration in Asian American Studies: Available to all graduate students at UCLA
UCLA' s Asian American Studies Center Establishes Nation's First Endowed Chair Focusing on Japanese American Internment: Listen to the KQED radio program (click here - requires Real Player).
www.aasc.ucla.edu /default.asp   (630 words)

 Asian Food Recipes, Asian Cooking Culture, recipes from thailand, Asia Foods Recipe, with asia herbs,asia culture, ...
Asian Food Recipes, Asian Cooking Culture, recipes from thailand, Asia Foods Recipe, with asia herbs,asia culture, hinduism and Islamic food recipes, food ingredients, recipe glossaries and cooking techniques
A history of the development of food in the Asian Region
Above and below are text links for recipes on Meat Dishes, vegetarian, sauces, desserts and information on herbs, cooking techniques and equipment, ingredients and culture for asian countries.
www.asiarecipe.com   (365 words)

 Asia Society's Asia Food - The source for Asian food information and recipes.
Explore this online resource of Asian food terms and recipes from Charmaine Solomon's Encyclopedia of Asian Food.
Try out some delicious sample recipes and read a Q&A interview with Chef Michael Pardus who has worked with food for over 35 years as a cook, chef, consultant, writer and teacher.
>Dim Sum and Then Some: Chinese food became the first Asian cuisine to become well known to mainstream America, first along the coasts and then in the heartland.
www.asiafood.org   (448 words)

 Flickr: Photos tagged with asian
Check out hot Asian member photos looking to meet singles today.
You can assign as many tags as you wish to each photo.
Feed – Subscribe to photos tagged with asian
www.flickr.com /photos/tags/asian   (124 words)

MESSAGE BOARD IS Welcome to Asian Man Records.
Asian Man Records is 100% D.I.Y., run out of a garage in Northern California.
As a label, our goals are to put out quality music at affordable prices and to be politically involved in the awareness of PEACE AND UNITY!
www.asianmanrecords.com   (235 words)

 AZN TELEVISION: The Network for Asian America
AZN Television is proud to announce the Beta Launch of our Media Player...
Hong Kong action, Bollywood spectacle, and Asian American indies.
Fresh, new original programs from leading Asian American talent.
www.azntv.com   (80 words)

 Sigma Omicron Pi
Sigma Omicron Pi The sisterhood of ΣΟΠ was founded in 1930 to further the awareness of women in Asian culture.
As strong women participating in various social, academic, and community activities, we maintain our objectives of unity, friendship, leadership, and community service established over 75 years ago.
Please contact the webmistress for anything website related.
www.sigmaomicronpi.com   (55 words)

 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Origins of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month »
May is Asian Pacific American (APA) Heritage Month—a celebration of Asian and Pacific Islanders in the United States.
Much like Black History and Women's History celebrations, APA Heritage Month originated in.
www.infoplease.com /spot/asianhistory1.html   (111 words)

 JSTOR: The Journal of Asian Studies
Please read JSTOR's Terms and Conditions of Use before you begin.
has been recognized as the most authoritative and prestigious publication in the field of Asian Studies.
Each issue contains four to five feature articles on topics involving the history, arts, social sciences, philosophy, and contemporary issues of East, South, and Southeast Asia, as well as a large book review section.
www.jstor.org /journals/00219118.html   (95 words)

 Internet East Asian History Sourcebook
Japanese, Korean and Vietnamese cultures are not comprehensible without taking into account power of Chinese culture in art, literature and religion.
Chinese culture itself is highly complex, and the other East Asian cultures also reflect local circumstances and traditions.
It is not going to far to suggest that the very different responses of the various East Asian to the Western intrusion of the past two centuries reflect the variety of previous historical developments.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/eastasia/eastasiasbook.html   (4483 words)

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