Pacific crossing : California gold, Chinese migration, and the making of Hong Kong /

During the nineteenth century tens of thousands of Chinese men and women crossed the Pacific to work, trade, and settle in California. Drawn initially by the gold rush, they took with them skills and goods and a view of the world which, though still Chinese, was transformed by their long journeys ba...

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Author / Creator: Sinn, Elizabeth (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Language notes:English.
Imprint: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©2013.
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