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Chinese Gold: The Chinese in the Monterey Bay Region (Paperback)

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This classic book continues to stand as the first region-wide treatment of an immigrant group in the Monterey Bay Region. It follows the immigrants from China and their descendants from the earliest days to the 1980s, chronicling their tragedies and triumphs.

Praise For…

"A saga of struggle, ingenuity, and survival that reverberates throughout the history of the American West." --James D. Houston and Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, authors of Farewell to Manzanar

"vivid details, vignettes, factual reconstructions and syntheses...Chinese Gold will become a standard text and resource tool for the student of California history. It is also a storybook to be read." --Santa Cruz Sentinel.

"[Lydon] writes with clarify, affection, respect, and the interpretive skill of a humanities scholar." --Jade Snow Wong, Los Angeles Times.

"a landmark in California local history" --Clifton Kroeber, Pacific Historical Review.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780932319111
Publisher: Capitola Book Company
Publication Date: July 15th, 2008
Pages: 574
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Last Updated At: 8/31/2015 09:39am