Chinese America stereotype and reality : history, present, and future of the Chinese Americans by Birgit Zinzius

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Published by P. Lang in New York .

Written in English

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  • China,
  • Taiwan,
  • Hong Kong (China),
  • United States,
  • San Francisco (Calif.),
  • California,
  • San Francisco


  • Chinese Americans -- History.,
  • Chinese Americans -- Social conditions.,
  • Immigrants -- United States -- History.,
  • Chinese Americans -- California -- San Francisco -- History.,
  • China -- Emigration and immigration -- History.,
  • Taiwan -- Emigration and immigration -- History.,
  • Hong Kong (China) -- Emigration and immigration -- History.,
  • United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History.,
  • United States -- Ethnic relations.,
  • San Francisco (Calif.) -- Ethnic relations.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-302) and index.

Book details

StatementBirgit Zinzius.
LC ClassificationsE184.C5 Z56 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 319 p. :
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3289903M
ISBN 100820467448
LC Control Number2004004007

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