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The transnational history of a Chinese family : immigrant letters, family business, and reverse migration

Author: Haiming Liu
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Haiming Liu presents a transnational history of a Chinese family from the late nineteenth century to the 1970s. It makes it clear that, for many Chinese American families, migration does not mean a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Chang family.; Chang family.
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Haiming Liu
ISBN: 0813535964 9780813535968 0813535972 9780813535975
OCLC Number: 56729902
Description: 257 pages [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Origins of the Chang family --
Yitang as a merchant immigrant --
Herbal medicine as a transplanted culture --
Between troubled home and racist America --
Asparagus farming as family business --
Education as a family agenda --
China as a cultural home.
Responsibility: Haiming Liu.
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