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The Resource The lucky ones : one family and the extraordinary invention of Chinese America, Mae M. Ngai

The lucky ones : one family and the extraordinary invention of Chinese America, Mae M. Ngai

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The lucky ones : one family and the extraordinary invention of Chinese America
Title
The lucky ones
Title remainder
one family and the extraordinary invention of Chinese America
Statement of responsibility
Mae M. Ngai
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces three generations of a Chinese-American family from its patriarch's self-invention as an immigration broker in post-gold rush San Francisco to the family's intimate involvement in the 1904 World's Fair
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ngai, Mae M
Dewey number
305.895/1073079461
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F869.S39
LC item number
C555 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tapp family
  • Chinese Americans
  • Chinese Americans
  • Chinese Americans
  • Chinese Americans
  • Chinese Americans
  • Chinese Americans
  • Chinese Americans
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
Label
The lucky ones : one family and the extraordinary invention of Chinese America, Mae M. Ngai
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-276) and index
Contents
Tape family tree -- Strivings (1864-1883). The lucky one ; The first rescue ; Joseph and Mary -- School days (1884-1894). "That Chinese girl" ; Chinatown's frontier -- Native sons and daughters (1895-1904). Suburban squire ; Two marriages ; The Chinese village -- The interpreter class (1905-1917). Blood and fire ; In pursuit of smugglers ; Modern life ; The trial ; "Sailors should go ashore" -- Reinventions (1917-1950). The new daughter-in-law ; Loss ; Service
Control code
ocn505420675
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 288 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780618651160
Lccn
2010005750
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)505420675
Label
The lucky ones : one family and the extraordinary invention of Chinese America, Mae M. Ngai
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-276) and index
Contents
Tape family tree -- Strivings (1864-1883). The lucky one ; The first rescue ; Joseph and Mary -- School days (1884-1894). "That Chinese girl" ; Chinatown's frontier -- Native sons and daughters (1895-1904). Suburban squire ; Two marriages ; The Chinese village -- The interpreter class (1905-1917). Blood and fire ; In pursuit of smugglers ; Modern life ; The trial ; "Sailors should go ashore" -- Reinventions (1917-1950). The new daughter-in-law ; Loss ; Service
Control code
ocn505420675
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 288 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780618651160
Lccn
2010005750
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)505420675

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