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The Chinese-American experience

Dana Ying-Hui Wu

The Chinese-American experience

by Dana Ying-Hui Wu

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Published by Millbrook Press in Brookfield, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chinese Americans -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Chinese Americans -- History.

  • About the Edition

    Traces the history of Chinese immigration to the United States, discussing why they emigrated, their problems in a new land, and their contributions to American culture.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [62]) and index.

    Statementby Dana Ying-Hui Wu and Jeffrey Dao-Sheng Tung ; consultant, James Shenton.
    SeriesComing to America
    ContributionsTung, Jeffrey Dao-Sheng, 1969-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.C5 W785 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1713475M
    ISBN 101562942719
    LC Control Number92015649

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