Chinese Americans

Author: Jonathan Lee

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

9781610695503

Chinese Americans ebook cover

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