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Ancestors in the Americas : coolies, sailors, settlers

Author: Loni Ding; Sab Shimono; Center for Educational Telecommunications.
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Center for Educational Telecommunications, 1996.
Series: Asian Amerian history series, 1.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The untold story of how Asians--Filipino, Chinese, Asian Indian--first arrived in the Americas. Film crosses centuries and oceans from the 16th century Manila-Acapulco trade, to the Opium War, to the 19th century plantation coolie labor in South America and the Caribbean.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Loni Ding; Sab Shimono; Center for Educational Telecommunications.
OCLC Number: 35288820
Credits: Producer, director, writer, Loni Ding ; editor, Eric Ladenburg ; music, Zhou Long.
Performer(s): Narrator: Sab Shimono.
Description: 1 videocassette (64 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: [Episode 1]. Coolies, sailors, settlers --
[episode 2]. Chinese in the frontier west: an American story.
Series Title: Asian Amerian history series, 1.
Other Titles: Collies, sailors, settlers
Ethnic studies video collection.
Responsibility: a film by Loni Ding.

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The untold story of how Asians--Filipino, Chinese, Asian Indian--first arrived in the Americas. Film crosses centuries and oceans from the 16th century Manila-Acapulco trade, to the Opium War, to the 19th century plantation coolie labor in South America and the Caribbean.

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