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Driven out : the forgotten war against Chinese Americans

Author: Jean Pfaelzer
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2007.
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Chronicles the systematic attempts to purge Chinese enclaves across the West from the Gold Rush era to the turn of the twentieth century, documenting the efforts of the Chinese Americans to achieve reparations and attain rights.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pfaelzer, Jean.
Driven out.
New York : Random House, c2007
(OCoLC)608444246
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Pfaelzer
ISBN: 1400061342 9781400061341
OCLC Number: 71779102
Description: xxix, 400 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of illustrations --
Introduction : The Chinese called it Pai Hua, or The driven out --
1. Gold! : "Peaceably if we can, forcibly if we must" --
2. Dead branches --
3. The woman's tale : "In case I should be kidnapped" --
4. The Eureka method : "We have no Chinese" --
5. The Truckee method : fire and ice --
6. The Chinese rewrite the letter of the law --
7. A litany of hate : the 1880s --
8. The dog tag law --
Conclusion : "No place for a Chinaman" --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Jean Pfaelzer.
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Chronicles the systematic attempts to purge Chinese enclaves across the West from the Gold Rush era to the turn of the twentieth century, documenting the efforts of the Chinese Americans to achieve reparations and attain rights.

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