The children of Chinatown : growing up Chinese American in San Francisco, 1850-1920 (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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The children of Chinatown : growing up Chinese American in San Francisco, 1850-1920

Author: Wendy L Rouse
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Revealing the untold stories of a pioneer generation of young Chinese Americans, this book places the children and families of early Chinatown in the middle of efforts to combat American policies of exclusion and segregation. --from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy L Rouse
ISBN: 9780807833131 0807833134 9780807859735 0807859737
OCLC Number: 317361735
Description: xiii, 295 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Constructing childhood in early Chinatown : image versus reality --
The immigration of Chinese children and the Chinese question --
Recentering the Chinese family in early Chinese American history --
For the family back home : Chinese children at work --
Challenging segregation : Chinese children at school --
Articles of contention : Chinese children in the missions and courts --
Children of the new Chinatown --
Conclusion: Constructing the future.
Responsibility: Wendy Rouse Jorae.
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