Chinese American Transnationalism: The Flow of People, Resources, and Ideas between China and America During the Exclusion Era (Asian American History

Chinese American Transnationalism: The Flow of People, Resources, and Ideas between China and America During the Exclusion Era (Asian American History

By: Sucheng Chan (author)Hardback

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Underscores the complexities of the Chinese immigrant experience and the ways in which its contexts changed during the exclusion era

Contents

The collection's topics (and contributors) include: changing patterns of Chinese immigration and strategies for circumventing exclusion laws (Erika Lee); Chinese trade networks that facilitated Chinese migration (Madeline Hsu); female migration, marriage, and family formation (Sucheng Chan); Chinese herbalists in America (Haiming Liu); the significance of Chinese Americans' economic ties with China (Yong Chen); Chinese American debates about ideological currents in China (Shehong Chen); the role of Chinese-language schools in the United States in promoting ethnic "authenticity" (Him Mark Lai); and two classic autobiographies that reflect an emerging Chinese American consciousness (Xiao-huang Yin).

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781592134342
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9781592134342
  • ISBN10: 1592134343

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