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Windows on a Chinese Past. Volume 1: How the Cantonese Goldseekers and their Heirs Settled in New Zealand

Ng, James

ISBN 10: 0908774567 / ISBN 13: 9780908774562
Published by Otago Heritage Books (1993), Dunedin, 1993
Condition: Fair Hardcover
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Ex-library. Library stamps and markings. Dust wrapper in clear plastic jackets, taped to boards. Binding loosened, with broken gutter between the frontispiece and the title leaf. ; Volume One only of the four volumes of James Ng's monumental "Windows on a Chinese Past". 400 pages + maps on endpapers. Red boards. Page dimensions: 297 x 210mm. "The Chinese in New Zealand (the New Zealand-Chinese) are collectively the biggest immigrant group of Asian origin in this county. They were also the first non-European group to come to 19th century New Zealand and, in the South Island, became the largest coloured racial minority." - from the Introduction. Contents of this volume: Introduction; A Note to Readers; Origins; China Revisited; The Family System; Burial Customs; The Chinese Goldseekers; Chinese Reach Otago; Life on the Diggings; The 1870s and 1880s; The Last of the Gold; Economics Statistics; References and Appendices. ; 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 14471

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Title: Windows on a Chinese Past. Volume 1: How the...

Publisher: Otago Heritage Books (1993), Dunedin

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fair

Dust Jacket Condition: Good+

Edition: First Edition.

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