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The Chinese of America
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Jack Chen
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-15 - Publisher: Plunkett Lake Press

“Before World War I, when Chinese contributed importantly to the building of America by constructing the transcontinental railroads and by digging gold and coal, three-fifths of them came from one small district of their homeland; until 1943, immigration laws fostered their concentrations in ‘Chinatowns’; only after World War II did
The Chinese Americans
Language: en
Pages: 307
Authors: Benson Tong
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher:

Originally published in 2000, this fully revised and redesigned edition traces the Chinese experience in the United States from the 1780s to the present, demonstrating that Chinese Americans have played an active role in shaping the history of our nation. This revised edition includes new material on children's history, transnationalism,
The Chinese in America
Language: en
Pages: 463
Authors: Calif.) Chinese American Conference 1999 (San Diego
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Rowman Altamira

This new collection of essays demonstrates how a politics of polarity have defined the 150-year experience of Chinese immigration in America. Chinese-Americans have been courted as 'model workers' by American business, but also continue to be perceived as perpetual foreigners. The contributors offer engrossing accounts of the lives of immigrants,
Asiaweek
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Calif.) Chinese American Conference 1999 (San Diego
Categories: Asia
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987-05 - Publisher:

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Racial Frontiers
Language: en
Pages: 150
Authors: Arnoldo De Le N
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: UNM Press

Both a synthesis of the recent literature and an explanation of what happened when distinctly identifiable races interacted on the frontier.