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Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-302) and index.
|LC Classifications||E184.C5 Z56 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 319 p. :|
|Number of Pages||319|
|LC Control Number||2004004007|
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at a certain point and most of those professionals being the creme of the crop from by: The book is a pictorial and historical text about the Chinese experience in America.
The book chronicles the history of the first Chinese immigrants to America, the jobs they had and the adversities and prejudices they faced despite the contributions they made.
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The Chinese in America: A Narrative History. In an epic story that spans years and continues to the present day, Iris Chang tells of a people’s search for a better life—the determination of the Chinese to forge an identity and a destiny in a strange land and, often against great obstacles, to /5.
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