On Gold Mountain

Author : Lisa See
ISBN : 9781101910085
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 47.13 MB
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Out of the stories heard in her childhood in Los Angeles's Chinatown and years of research, See has constructed this sweeping chronicle of her Chinese-American family, a work that takes in stories of racism and romance, entrepreneurial genius and domestic heartache, secret marriages and sibling rivalries, in a powerful history of two cultures meeting in a new world. 82 photos.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Captured On Gold Mountain

Author : Beveridge Ross Spear
ISBN : 0942039017
Genre : Gold miners
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Chinese Laundries Tickets To Survival On Gold Mountain

Author : John Jung
ISBN : 9781257149247
Genre : History
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A social history of the role of the Chinese laundry on the survival of early Chinese immigrants in the U.S.during the Chinese Exclusion law period, 1882-1943, and in Canada during the years of the Head Tax, 1885-1923, and exclusion law, 1923-1947. Why and how Chinese got into the laundry business and how they had to fight discriminatory laws and competition from white-owned laundries to survive. Description of their lives, work demands, and living conditions. Reflections by a sample of children who grew up living in the backs of their laundries provide vivid first-person glimpses of the difficult lives of Chinese laundrymen and their families.
Category: History

Songs Of Gold Mountain

Author : Marlon K. Hom
ISBN : 0520913361
Genre : Social Science
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Marlon Hom has selected and translated 220 rhymes from two collections of Chinatown songs published in 1911 and 1915. The songs are outspoken and personal, addressing subjects as diverse as sex, frustrations with the American bureaucracy, poverty and alienation, and the loose morals of the younger generation of Americans. Hom has arranged the songs thematically and gives an overview of early Chinese American literature.
Category: Social Science

On Gold Mountain

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ISBN : 0795304943
Genre : California
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Chronicles the experiences of a Chinese-American family in California, beginning with the immigration of the author's great-great-grandfather in the late 1800s.
Category: California

Surviving On The Gold Mountain

Author : Huping Ling
ISBN : 0791438635
Genre : Social Science
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The first comprehensive work on Chinese American women's history covering the past 150 years.
Category: Social Science

Big Gold Mountain

Author : John Parsons
ISBN : 074879803X
Genre : Readers (Elementary)
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On Gold Mountain The One Hundred Year Odyssey Of My Chinese American Family

Author : Lisa See
ISBN :
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Out of the stories heard in her childhood in Los Angeles's Chinatown and years of research, See has constructed this sweeping chronicle of her Chinese-American family, a work that takes in stories of racism and romance, entrepreneurial genius and domestic heartache, secret marriages and sibling rivalries, in a powerful history of two cultures meeting in a new world. 82 photos.
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Little House On Gold Mountain

Author : Kyla McKellar
ISBN : OCLC:60170612
Genre : University of Ottawa theses
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Category: University of Ottawa theses