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Title Why and How. Why the Chinese Emigrate, and the Means they Adopt for the Purpose of Reaching America, with Sketches of Travel, Amusing Incidents, Social Customs
Author Conwell, Russell H (1843-1925)
Date 1871
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information Boston, New York: Lee, Shepard and Dillingham
Reference G450.C767.W871
BIB ID 38170
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Immigration General
Description Looks at Chinese migration to the United States, examining the causes (push factors and pull factors), the Chinese national character, cultural beliefs, the journey from China to America, and Chinese communities in the United States.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration; Journey Conditions; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations; Responses to Immigration
Country (from) China
Country (to) United States of America
Places California, United States; China
Nationality Han Chinese
Keywords emigration, immigration, culture, customs, race, religion, social class, community relations, indentured labour, debt, coolie, education
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the American Antiquarian Society catalogue.
Language English
Copyright American Antiquarian Society