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by Benson Tong

Author: Benson Tong
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: Greenwood (February 28, 2000)
Pages: 280 pages
Category: Politics
Rating: 4.5
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Tong covers the history of Chinese Americans through time looking at how immigration laws have affected those coming in and how the demographics have changes originally from Cantonese men to both sexes from all parts of China.

Tong covers the history of Chinese Americans through time looking at how immigration laws have affected those coming in and how the demographics have changes originally from Cantonese men to both sexes from all parts of China. Tong also covers socioeconomics and political mobilization which are important issues into understanding this group.

The Chinese Americans is the definitive source on the entire Chinese American experience, from Chinese sailors .

The Chinese Americans is the definitive source on the entire Chinese American experience, from Chinese sailors first arriving in the 1780s up to today. Along with a survey of Chinese American contributions to art, literature, and film, Tong presents a thoughtful look at the fluid Chinese American identities, through the lenses of the "model minority," assimilation, evolving family life, women's roles, and gays and lesbians. Biographical portraits of many notable Chinese Americans enhance the text. Oscar Handlin, a prominent historian, once wrote, "I thought to write a history of the immigrants in America.

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Benson Tong is a professor of history at Wichita State University and the author of Unsubmissive Women: Chinese Prostitutes in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco. Kirjaluettelon tiedot. The Chinese Americans. kuvitettu, tarkistettu.

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The book updates the classic works in the field by Roger Daniels, Sucheng Chan, and Shih-shan Henry Ts'ai on Chinese Americans

The book updates the classic works in the field by Roger Daniels, Sucheng Chan, and Shih-shan Henry Ts'ai on Chinese Americans. Journal of American Ethnic History, "The book is extensive in its approach, covering Chinese American influence in art, TV, movies, politics and more.

Chinese Americans, like other immigrants, have come to seek their fortune, and each generation has newly negotiated their position in society and their ethnic identity as they try to support their families. 1 2 3 4 5. Want to Read. Are you sure you want to remove The Chinese Americans from your list? The Chinese Americans. Published 2000 by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn import new book.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS . BENSON TONG is Assistant Professor of History at Wichita State University and the author of several books on Asian Americans and Native Americans.

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The Chinese Americans is the definitive source on the entire Chinese American experience, from . Along with a survey of Chinese American contributions to art, literature, and film, Tong presents a thoughtful look at the fluid Chinese American identities through the lenses of the "model minority," assimilation, evolving family life, women's roles, and gays and lesbians. The volume begins with an overview of China in the Late Qing period, setting the stage for the successive waves of Chinese immigration to the United States.

The volume begins with an overview of China in the Late Qing period, setting the stage for the successive waves of Chinese immigration to the United States. Chinese Americans, like other immigrants, have come to seek their fortune, and each generation has newly negotiated their position in society and their ethnic identity as they try to support their families. Students, teachers, and interested readers will follow the progress of these immigrants as they become part of the American mosaic and learn about the problems they have encountered along the way and continue to encounter such as racism and job discrimination. Their contributions to building this country and shaping U.S. history are discussed in terms of a complex relationship with the larger community.