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In pursuit of gold

Sue Fawn Chung

In pursuit of gold

Chinese American miners and merchants in the American West

by Sue Fawn Chung

  • 107 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Merchants,
  • Community life,
  • Ethnic relations,
  • Mining camps,
  • Chinese Americans,
  • Gold miners,
  • History,
  • Intercultural communication

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSue Fawn Chung
    SeriesThe Asian American experience, Asian American experience
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF847.E4 C47 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxii, 258 p. :
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25136710M
    ISBN 10025203628X, 40019786187
    ISBN 109780252036286
    LC Control Number2010051965
    OCLC/WorldCa694283188

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