Hawaii Chinese in the Foreign Language School Case, A Memorial.

Lum, Kongsun, Editor

Publication Date: 1950
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.Supplemental Documents. A Successful 1950 Campaign to Restore Chinese Language Instruction in Hawaii Lum, Kongsun, Editor. Hawaii Chinese in the Foreign Language School Case, A Memorial Publication. Supplemental Documents. Hong Kong: Sponsored by Hawaii Chinese Educational Association and Chung Wah Chung Kung Hui, 1950. 34 [English], 282 [Chinese] pp. Text English and Chinese. Illustrations. Two color plates. Quarter cloth over printed thick-paper boards, spine title in Chinese. Some rubbing to extremities wear to spine ends and corners, discoloration and a few negligible tears to endleaves, light toning to text, internally clean. $150. * Only edition. First 34 pages in English. Published for the Chinese communities in Hawaii and Hong Kong, this book commemorates a successful campaign to legalize Chinese-language instruction in Hawaii. It overturned a 1943 Hawaiian law that "forbade instruction [to Asian children], public or private, in any foreign language but English until they completed the fourth grade, or to those under fifteen years of age, unless they made an above average grade in the English school" (2). Bookseller Inventory # 62588

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Title: Hawaii Chinese in the Foreign Language ...

Publication Date: 1950

Binding: Hardcover

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