Chinese in Minnesota by Sherri Gebert Fuller
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Chinese in Minnesota
By Sherri Gebert Fuller

Chinese in Minnesota

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Chinese in Minnesota by Sherri Gebert Fuller

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This concise history of the Chinese in Minnesota examines the rich history of this ethnic group including immigration patterns, cultural and social organisations, businesses, politics, education, and family life. Minnesota's first Chinese settlers, fleeing racial violence in California, established scores of small businesses after they arrived in the late 1870s. Newspapers eagerly published reports of the small Chinese community's activities, including New Year's festivities, marriages, and restaurant openings -- as well as allegations of tong activity and of their political ties to China. Beginning in 1882 federal laws stopping Chinese immigration and denying citizenship put particular pressure on the community, which was also accused of resisting Americanisation. By the 1960s, a new wave of immigrants, including students, businessmen, and professionals from both Mainland China and Taiwan, began to bring new energy and issues to the state's Chinese community.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780873514705
ISBN-10: 087351470X
Format: Paperback
(140mm x 215mm x 9mm)
Pages: 102
Imprint: Minnesota Historical Society Press,U.S.
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Sherri Gebert Fuller

Bill Holm is the author of several books of essays and poetry and teaches at Southwest State University in Marshall, Minnesota

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