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Author Chang, Iris.

Title The Chinese in America : a narrative history / Iris Chang.

Imprint New York : Penguin, 2004, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  973.04951 C362c 2004    ---  Available
Description xvi, 496 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The old country : Imperial China in the nineteenth century -- America, a new hope -- "Never Fear, and You Will Be Lucky", journey and arrival in San Francisco -- Gold rushers on Gold Mountain -- Building the transcontinental railroad -- Life on the western frontier -- Spreading across America -- Rumblings of hatred -- Chinese Exclusion Act -- Work and survival in the early twentieth century -- New generation is born -- Chinese America during the Great Depression -- "The Most Important Historical Event of Our Times", World War II -- "A Mass Inquisition", the Cold War, the Chinese Civil War, and McCarthyism -- New arrivals, new lives, the chaotic 1960s -- Taiwanese Americans -- Bamboo curtain rises, Mainlanders and model minorities -- Decade of fear, the 1990s -- High tech vs. low tech -- Uncertain future.
Subject Chinese Americans -- History.
ISBN 0142004170 : $16.00

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