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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • History of specific racial & ethnic groups,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • History - U.S.,
  • USA,
  • United States - General,
  • History / United States / General,
  • Ethnic Studies - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages500
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8246260M
ISBN 100847685330
ISBN 109780847685332

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Get this from a library! Chinese on the American frontier. [Arif Dirlik; Malcolm Yeung;] -- A collection of articles dealing with the Chinese presence in the late 19th century American West, when anti-Chinese sentiment was at its peak. Major themes include racial hostility and violence.   Table of Contents. Part 1 Part I. Introduction Chapter 2 Mapping the Chinese Presence on the US Frontier Part 3 Part II. Chinese on the Eastern Frontier Chapter 4 After the Gold Rush: Chinese Mining in the Far West, Chapter 5 The Army of Canton in the High Sierra Part 6 The Southwest (Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas) Chapter 7 Author: Arif Dirlik. Full Description: "Previously published essays discuss the presence of Chinese immigrants east of California during the 19th century, describing the Chinese communities' composition, activities, and experiences in the Southwest, Northwest, and Rocky Mountain states and territories. Reading Chinese on the American Frontier can create great peace and inner peace.   Chinese immigrants played a dynamic role in frontier America, yet scholars of Asian America have focused for the most part only on the Pacific Coast, especially California. This reader fills that gap by collecting memoirs, documents, and historical analyses from the other Western states--from the Cascades to the Great Plains--to provide a comprehensive overview .

This well-researched article explores the personal history of three Chinese-American doctors in post-frontier America, the role of traditional Chinese medicine in the American West, and the effect of the Chinese Exclusion Act on Chinese immigration.5/5(3). "This book is an informative study of the plights of African, Chinese and Mexican immigrants in the American West, from " From the Inside Flap Both a synthesis of the recent literature and an explanation of what happened when Cited by: 5. The Histories of the American Frontier book series by multiple authors includes books America's Frontier Heritage, Racial Frontiers: Africans, Chinese, and Mexicans in Western America, , The Frontier In Latin American History, and several more. The American frontier includes the geography, history, folklore, and cultural expression of life in the forward wave of American expansion that began with English colonial settlements in the early 17th century and ended with the admission of the last remaining western territories as states in This era of massive migration and settlement was particularly encouraged by President Location: Currently the United States, historically in .

The 19th-century American frontier was one of the the gayest periods in the country’s history, sexually speaking. Scottish-born adventurer and noted homosexual William Drummond Stewart knew what he’d find in the untamed west. Born on , Stewart was the second son of a Scottish baronet.   This well-researched article explores the personal history of three Chinese-American doctors in post-frontier America, the role of traditional Chinese medicine in the American West, and the effect of the Chinese Exclusion Act on Chinese immigration. Sources include family oral history, Author: David Dodson.   Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN and Since then Racial Frontiers: Africans, Chinese, and Mexicans in Western America, (Histories of the American Frontier Series) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the : University of New Mexico Press. Categories: Fiction» Historical» Western & American frontier, Fiction» Romance» Short stories A short story about chinese immigration in the 19th century. Tosahwi by Robert Patrick.