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Title The Chinese Question from a Chinese Standpoint
Author Lai, Yong; Yang, Kay; A, Yup; Lai, Foon; Chung, Leong
Date 1874
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information Cubery & Co. Printers, San Francisco
Reference G700.C539.C874
BIB ID 37117
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Ethnic Groups
Description Addresses issues of Chinese migration to the United States from the perspective of Chinese migrants themselves. The authors look at discriminatory laws passed within the United States against Chinese migrants and question the morality of such laws. They also address the actions of the U.S. Government in China, in forcing the country to open up to trade and to accept extraterritoriality.
Theme(s) Responses to Immigration; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations
Country (from) China
Country (to) United States of America
Places San Francisco, California, United States; China
Ports San Francisco, United States
Nationality Han Chinese
Keywords xenophobia, law, racism, race, government, emigration, immigration, labour, religion, foreign policy, discrimination
Additional Information Translated by the Rev. Otis Gibson (1826-1889). Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the American Antiquarian Society catalogue.
Language English
Copyright American Antiquarian Society