On Gold Mountain

Author: Lisa See
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1101910089
Size: 21.37 MB
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On Gold Mountain from the Author: Lisa See. Out of the stories heard in her childhood in Los Angeles's Chinatown and years of research, See has constructed this sweeping chronicle of her Chinese-American family, a work that takes in stories of racism and romance, entrepreneurial genius and domestic heartache, secret marriages and sibling rivalries, in a powerful history of two cultures meeting in a new world. 82 photos.

Chinese Laundries Tickets To Survival On Gold Mountain

Author: John Jung
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1257149245
Size: 62.50 MB
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Chinese Laundries Tickets To Survival On Gold Mountain from the Author: John Jung. A social history of the role of the Chinese laundry on the survival of early Chinese immigrants in the U.S.during the Chinese Exclusion law period, 1882-1943, and in Canada during the years of the Head Tax, 1885-1923, and exclusion law, 1923-1947. Why and how Chinese got into the laundry business and how they had to fight discriminatory laws and competition from white-owned laundries to survive. Description of their lives, work demands, and living conditions. Reflections by a sample of children who grew up living in the backs of their laundries provide vivid first-person glimpses of the difficult lives of Chinese laundrymen and their families.

Songs Of Gold Mountain

Author: Marlon K. Hom
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520913363
Size: 62.64 MB
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Songs Of Gold Mountain from the Author: Marlon K. Hom. Marlon Hom has selected and translated 220 rhymes from two collections of Chinatown songs published in 1911 and 1915. The songs are outspoken and personal, addressing subjects as diverse as sex, frustrations with the American bureaucracy, poverty and alienation, and the loose morals of the younger generation of Americans. Hom has arranged the songs thematically and gives an overview of early Chinese American literature.

Surviving On The Gold Mountain

Author: Huping Ling
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791438633
Size: 43.52 MB
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Surviving On The Gold Mountain from the Author: Huping Ling. The first comprehensive work on Chinese American women's history covering the past 150 years.

Big Gold Mountain

Author: John Parsons
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 9780748798032
Size: 66.88 MB
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Big Gold Mountain from the Author: John Parsons.

Gold Mountain

Author: Anthony B. Chan
Size: 34.89 MB
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Gold Mountain from the Author: Anthony B. Chan.

Escape To Gold Mountain

Author: David H.T. Wong
Publisher: arsenal pulp press
ISBN: 1551524775
Size: 61.50 MB
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Escape To Gold Mountain from the Author: David H.T. Wong. This is a vivid graphic history of the Chinese experience in North America over the last 150 years, beginning with the immigration of Chinese to "Gold Mountain" (the Chinese colloquialism for North America) in the 1800s that resulted in decades of discrimination, subjugation, and separation from loved ones. Based on historical documents and interviews with elders, the book is also the epic story of the Wong family as they traverse these challenges with hope and determination, creating an immigrant's legacy in their new home of North America. David H.T. Wong is an architect and historian.

Kai S Journey To Gold Mountain

Author: Katrina Saltonstall Currier
Publisher: Angel Island Association
ISBN: 9780966735277
Size: 77.97 MB
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Kai S Journey To Gold Mountain from the Author: Katrina Saltonstall Currier. In 1934, twelve-year-old Kai leaves China to join his father in America, but first he must take a long sea voyage, then endure weeks of crowded conditions and harsh examinations on Angel Island, fearing that he or his new friend will be sent home.