The Chinese Americans

by William Daley

Publisher: Chelsea House in Philadelphia

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 91) and index.

StatementWilliam Daley.
SeriesThe immigrant experience
LC ClassificationsE184.C5 D35 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination94 p. :
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1119490M
ISBN 100791033570, 0791033791
LC Control Number94045788

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Driven Out exposes a shocking story of ethnic cleansing in California and the Pacific Northwest when the first Chinese Americans were rounded up and purged from more than three hundred communities by lawless citizens and duplicitous into the twentieth century, Chinatowns burned across the West as Chinese miners and merchants, lumberjacks and /5(36).

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Donate Today. American Exodus is the first book to explore this extraordinary migration of Chinese Americans. Their exodus shaped Sino-American relations, the development of key economic sectors in China, the character of social life in its coastal cities, debates about the meaning of culture and “modernity” there, and the U.S.

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From into the twentieth century, Chinatowns burned across the West as Chinese miners and merchants, lumberjacks and 5/5(1). This book on the Chinese Americans focuses on such aspects of intergroup relations, community characteristics, social problems, acculturation, racial and social discrimination, and economic opportunities for the ethnic group as: the Chinese diaspora; forerunners of overseas Chinese community organization; Chinese community organization in the United States; the anti.

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Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create. A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK The brutal and systematic “ethnic cleansing” of Chinese Americans in California and the Pacific Northwest in the second half of the nineteenth century is a shocking–and virtually unexplored–chapter of American history.

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As of there are nearly 4 million Chinese Americans, just over 1% of the total population of the U.S. DRIVEN OUT: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans.

About the book. In DRIVEN OUT: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans (Random House Hardcover; On Sale ; ISBN ), Jean Pfaelzer reveals the unspoken history of one of this country’s darkest episodes: a firestorm of ethnic cleansing that erupted in the forced expulsion.

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