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美國華僑史 /
Meiguo Hua qiao shi

by 劉伯驥. Boji Liu

  Print book  |  Zai ban

A history of the Chinese in the United States of America   (2011-04-06)

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This is a 646-page history of Chinese immigrants to the United States over the period 1848 - 1911, in 16 chapters:

1. The pioneer discovery of  the American continent; 2. The early immigrants to America; 3. The distribution and development of the Chinese immigrant population; 4. The establishment and evolution of Chinatowns; 5. The formation of  immigrant organizations (1); 6. The formation of immigrant organizations (2); 7. Immigrant economic organization (1); 8. Immigrant economic organization (2); 9. The propagation of Chinese culture and education; 10. Religious beliefs of the immigrant Chinese; 11. Political activities of  the immigrant Chinese; 12. The attitudes of American towards the immigrant Chinese; 13. American anti-Chinese actions and legislation; 14. The establishment and revisions of immigration treaties; 15.  Sino-American disputes over anti-Chinese laws; 16. Contributions of the Chinese immigrants to the United States.

Appendices: Conclusion; a list of references consulted (Chinese and English).

Illustrated  with photographs and maps.

 

A copy of this book is held in the Governor Gary Locke Library, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, Seattle, Washington State, USA.

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