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Title:
Alas! what brought thee hither? : the Chinese in New York, 1800-1950
Author:
Bonner, Arthur.
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Publication Information:
Madison [N.J.] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; London ; Cranbury, NJ : Associated University Presses, [1997]

©1997
Physical Description:
203 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780838637043
Format :
Book

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Central Library F128.9.C5 B66 1997 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize
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This is the first iconographic history of the Chinese in New York. The history of immigrants who left scant records of their struggle to survive in a society in which the Chinese were reviled as dangerous, opiumsoaked, and unassimilable is recounted. Includes 180 illustrations.


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