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Claiming America: Constructing Chinese American Identities During the Exclusion Era

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ISBN 10: 1566395763 / ISBN 13: 9781566395762
Published by Temple University Press, 1998
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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1566395763 > Edition/Printing: First edition | Owner name stamps to top & fore edges & title page. Very light corner wear. 217 pp. > Language: English | > Size: 8vo - over 7 3/4 - 9 3/4 tall | > Media/Binding: paperback |. Bookseller Inventory # CORV-BBC-0K37412

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Title: Claiming America: Constructing Chinese ...

Publisher: Temple University Press

Publication Date: 1998


Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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A collection of essays that center on the formation of an ethnic identity among Chinese Americans during the period when immigration was halted. It emphasizes the attempts by immigrant Chinese to assert their intention of becoming Americans and to defend the few rights they had as resident aliens.

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A collection of essays that recovers the lives and experiences of individuals who staked their claim to Chinese American identity

Book Award from the Association for Asian American Studies

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