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The story of the Chinese in America

Betty Lee Sung

The story of the Chinese in America

by Betty Lee Sung

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Published by Collier Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chinese Americans.,
  • Chinese -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBetty Lee Sung.
    ContributionsSung, Betty Lee.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 341 p. :
    Number of Pages341
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22961822M

    Chang, the daughter of second-wave Chinese immigrants, has written an extraordinary narrative that encompasses the entire history of one of the fastest growing ethnic groups in the United 4/5(3). 20th Century Chinese History - People's Republic - Present 20th Century Chinese History - Sino-Japanese War, China - Early History until C.E.

    The Story of China, written and presented by historian Michael Wood, explores the history of the world’s oldest continuous state, from the ancient past to the present day. Home to over a billion.   The Asian-American story began with Capt. George Menefie, who brought “Tony, an East Indian” into colonial Virginia in the early s as a headright, meaning Menefie .

    The state news in those days showed America as a hell on earth: race riots, crime, the war in Vietnam. It was the ‘60s. I wonder: How could my father know otherwise? But something .   There's a rather unknown community of Chinese-Americans who've lived in the Mississippi Delta for more than a hundred years. They played an important role in the .


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