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Asians in Colorado : a history of persecution and perseverance in the Centennial State

Author: William Wei
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2016]
Series: Scott and Laurie Oki series in Asian American studies.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Wei
ISBN: 9780295995434 0295995432
OCLC Number: 930059017
Description: xiii, 378 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: once upon a time in the west --
Imperialism, nationalism, and the coming of Asians to Colorado --
Chinese pioneers: looking for work, finding violence instead --
Exotic oasis in the Queen City of the west --
Importing Chinese prostitutes, excluding Chinese wives --
The Denver Race Riot and its aftermath --
Japanese immigrants: from feudal peasants to independent farmers --
Yellow Peril: from threatening Chinamen to treacherous Japan --
A concentration camp in the Centennial State --
Loyalty and betrayal on the home front --
Asian Colorado's greatest generation --
Epilogue: coming to America, again.
Series Title: Scott and Laurie Oki series in Asian American studies.
Responsibility: William Wei.

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[ Asians in Colorado brings] to light individual actors among the historical Chinese and Japanese American communities in Colorado-ones that could easily be forgotten. In some cases, these stories Read more...

 
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