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Synopsis:

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, and health care, and the author has expanded his original text and included more Chinese American voices.

About the Author

Benson Tong is a professor of history at Wichita State University and the author of Unsubmissive Women: Chinese Prostitutes in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco.

Table of Contents

Roots of a diaspora : Chinese culture and society in the late Qing period — Travelers to gold mountain : immigration, labor, and exclusion — Nationalism and Americanization before 1945 — New ties and new lives in Cold War America — Socioeconomic mobility and the ethnic economy — Political mobilization and empowerment — The arts and Chinese Americans — Chinese American families and identities.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780870817304
Author:
Tong, Benson
Publisher:
University Press of Colorado
Location:
Boulder
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Chinese americans
Subject:
US History-General
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
1588
Publication Date:
20030631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.9 x 5.9 x 0.8 in

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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, and health care, and the author has expanded his original text and included more Chinese American voices.
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