Surviving on the Gold Mountain: A History of Chinese American Women and Their Lives

Surviving on the Gold Mountain: A History of Chinese American Women and Their Lives

Huping Ling / Sep 17, 2019

Surviving on the Gold Mountain A History of Chinese American Women and Their Lives Surviving on the Gold Mountain is the first comprehensive work on Chinese American women s history covering the past years Relying on archival documents many of which have never been used oral h

  • Title: Surviving on the Gold Mountain: A History of Chinese American Women and Their Lives
  • Author: Huping Ling
  • ISBN: 9780791438640
  • Page: 245
  • Format: Paperback
  • Surviving on the Gold Mountain is the first comprehensive work on Chinese American women s history covering the past 150 years Relying on archival documents many of which have never been used , oral history interviews, census data, contemporary newspapers in English and Chinese, and secondary literature, it unearths an unknown page of Chinese American history the livesSurviving on the Gold Mountain is the first comprehensive work on Chinese American women s history covering the past 150 years Relying on archival documents many of which have never been used , oral history interviews, census data, contemporary newspapers in English and Chinese, and secondary literature, it unearths an unknown page of Chinese American history the lives of Chinese immigrant women as wives of merchants, farmers, and laborers, as prostitutes, and as students and professionals in nineteenth and twentieth century America.

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    1. This scholarly book is not for general readers nor those beginning to study Chinese American history, but is aimed to flesh out the little studied history of Chinese American women. First, the author discards the accepted way to divide Chinese American history into three eras, the last being 1943---the repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Acts---to the present; instead, for Chinese American women, divides the last era in two (1943-1965, then 1965-present) and after reading the book I agree. Second, t [...]


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