The Hard Lives of Chinese Immigrants on Gold Mountain
About the Book
A variety of blog posts about the history of pioneer Chinese immigrants in the United States. Many of these posts include newspaper coverage of Chinese which reflected as well as contributed to negative and demeaning stereotypes about Chinese customs, beliefs, and behavior.
Many of the issues in the blog posts are relevant to book talks on Chinese American history that The hard I have made over the past decade. I include two of these talks given at the University of California, San Diego, and at Lake Forest College near Chicago.
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