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In this text, editor Jonathan H. X. Lee presents readers with a collection of entries written by experts in Chinese-American history on the Chinese experience in the U.S. Material is organized in four sections. Part one covers the context of Chinese American emigration, with entries covering the Alien Land Law, the China War Relief Association, the San Francisco earthquake of 1906, Yung Wing, and many other subjects. Part two covers the political activity and economic life of Chinese-Americans and features entries on Anna Chennault, the coolie trade, Gary Faye Locke, McCarthyism, Wu Tingfang, and other subjects. The third part is devoted to the cultural and religious life of Chinese-Americans and the fourth part is focused on Chinese-American literature, art, popular culture and sports. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
This in-depth historical analysis highlights the enormous contributions of Chinese Americans to the professions, politics, and popular culture of America, from the 19th century through the present day.
Number of Pages: 498
Genre: Social Science, History
Publisher: Abc-Clio Inc
Street Date: November 12, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 247-48-2487