Chinese American portraits : personal histories, 1828-1988

by Ruthanne Lum McCunn

Paperback, 1996




Seattle, Wa. : University of Washington Press, 1996.


"Chinese Americans have been making significant contributions to all aspects of life in the United States for more than a century and a half, but their accomplishments have usually been overlooked. Chinese American Portraits tells their compelling stories, accompanied by more than 150 historic and contemporary photographs"--Book cover.

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LibraryThing member autumnesf
I thought this was a really good book. I will keep it for sure. There are some good stories on some Chinese men and women and their journey in America, and some writings by American born Chinese. You can learn alot about what they went through and how they still struggle to be seen as Americans.
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Great read. Stories are written in a style that makes for easy and quick reading.
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