Ancestors: Chinese in Colonial Australia by Jan Ryan
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Ancestors: Chinese in Colonial Australia
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Ancestors: Chinese in Colonial Australia

Chinese in Colonial Australia

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Ancestors: Chinese in Colonial Australia by Jan Ryan

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The small number of Chinese gardeners who are etched in our memories are but a modest reminder of the Chinese who worked, died or sojourned in Western Australia in the nineteenth century ...It is important to the understanding of the history of Chinese in Western Australia to know where they came from, why they came, and how they lived in the colony.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781863681070
ISBN-10: 1863681078
Format: Paperback
(204mm x 140mm x 12mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Fremantle Arts Centre Press
Publisher: Fremantle Press
Publish Date: 5-Jun-1995
Country of Publication: Australia

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