Chinese Americans: The History and Culture of a People

The History and Culture of a People
by Jonathan H. X. Lee
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Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Publication Date: January 27, 2016

ISBN: 9781610695503

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This in-depth historical analysis highlights the enormous contributions of Chinese Americans to the professions, politics, and popular culture of America, from the 19th century through the present day.

• Highlights the distinctive roles that Chinese Americans have added to the fabric of American life

• Illustrates the experience of Chinese Americans with discrimination, resistance, and assimilation

• Considers the émigrés of the Sinophone diaspora with entries on Cambodian-Chinese and Vietnamese-Chinese Americans

• Offers a selection of fascinating primary documents that enrich the reader's experience

• Reveals the problems that Chinese American women faced with the passage of the 1882 Exclusion Act