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The Chicago Asian Community Surveys: Methodology and Key Findings

Matthew J. Magee, Lucy Guo, Ami M. Shah, and Hong Liu

in Urban Health: Combating Disparities with Local Data

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199731190
eISBN:
9780199866465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731190.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Inspired by the Sinai's Improving Community Health Survey (Sinai Survey), the Asian Health Coalition of Illinois (AHCI) and its community partners began implementing a similar local assessment of ... More


The Arrival of Pestis

James C. Mohr

in Plague and Fire: Battling Black Death and the 1900 Burning of Honolulu's Chinatown

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195162318
eISBN:
9780199788910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162318.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Cases of grave illness began to appear in December 1899 among members of Honolulu's sharply divided Chinese community. Traditional Chinese healers denied the existence of bubonic plague and concealed ... More


Children of the New Chinatown

Wendy Rouse Jorae

in The Children of Chinatown: Growing Up Chinese American in San Francisco, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833131
eISBN:
9781469605371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898581_jorae.10
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter argues that the Chinese American community had a vested interest in promoting a new image of Chinatown that countered the picture of disease and vice heralded in the press. This chapter ... More


Epilogue

Josephine M.T. Khu

in Cultural Curiosity: Thirteen Stories about the Search for Chinese Roots

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223400
eISBN:
9780520924918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223400.003.0030
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explains that although the search for identity is a personal task, in both the reasons prompting such a search and its results are entwined larger questions involving the nature of a ... More


The Chinese Nationalist Party and the Overseas Chinese

Taomo Zhou

in Migration in the Time of Revolution: China, Indonesia, and the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739934
eISBN:
9781501739941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739934.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the connections between the Chinese communities in Indonesia and the Chinese Nationalist government as well as the evolving structure of international relations in the ... More


Eastward to Northeastern Nevada: Tuscarora

Sue Fawn Chung

in In Pursuit of Gold: Chinese American Miners and Merchants in the American West

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036286
eISBN:
9780252093340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036286.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter provides an overview of the Nevada experience and looks at the large mining town of Tuscarora that the Chinese helped settle at the conclusion of the construction of the first ... More


Conclusion: From Lineage to Transnational Chinese Network

Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce

in Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028818
eISBN:
9789882207332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028818.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter explores the possible future directions for Chinese overseas communities and the process of the maintenance and change of their identities. In their quest for cultural ... More


Segregation, Exclusion, and the Chinese Communities in Georgia, 1880s-1940

Daniel Bronstein

in Asian Americans in Dixie: Race and Migration in the South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037832
eISBN:
9780252095955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037832.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the impact of various state apparatuses, including exclusion laws, on the little remarked but fascinating Chinese American merchant communities in Atlanta, Augusta, and ... More


The Cradle of Chinese Food

Yong Chen

in Chop Suey, USA: The Story of Chinese Food in America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168922
eISBN:
9780231538169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168922.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the critical role that American Chinatown played in the transplantation and spread of Chinese food. As a cradle of America's Chinese food, Chinatown was where this food was ... More


Epilogue

Kathleen López

in Chinese Cubans: A Transnational History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607122
eISBN:
9781469607986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607122.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on January 2012, when members of the Chinese Cuban community gathered in Havana to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the founding of the Asociacion Nacional Min Chih Tang ... More


Changing Chinese Settlement

Wei Li

in Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830656
eISBN:
9780824869939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the transformation of Chinese settlement in U.S. urban areas from traditional ghettos and ethnic enclaves to sites for international investment and urban renewal efforts, with ... More


Pribumi Perceptions of the “Chinese Problem”

Taomo Zhou

in Migration in the Time of Revolution: China, Indonesia, and the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739934
eISBN:
9781501739941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739934.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter assesses how the Indonesian government conducted surveillance of Chinese communities. It demonstrates that, with the advance of the Cold War in Asia, the Indonesian authorities ... More


Conclusion

Ignacio López-Calvo

in Imaging the Chinese in Cuban Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032405
eISBN:
9780813039466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032405.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses a summary of the topics that were discussed in the previous chapters of this book. The information presented constitutes a cultural mapping of the rugged history of the Chinese ... More


Conclusion

Edward J. M. Rhoads

in Stepping Forth into the World: The Chinese Educational Mission to the United States, 1872-81

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028863
eISBN:
9789882207424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028863.003.0013
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Chinese Educational Mission (CEM) to the United States in the 1870s was a transnational undertaking and was the first and the most ambitious of the four study abroad programs that the Qing ... More


The Chinese Communist Party and the Overseas Chinese

Taomo Zhou

in Migration in the Time of Revolution: China, Indonesia, and the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739934
eISBN:
9781501739941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739934.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the memoirs, diaries, poems, and theater scripts written by Ba Ren, an undercover member of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and a writer, and those who used to work with him ... More


Spanish Manila: A Transpacific Maritime Enterprise and America’s First Chinatown

Evelyn Hu-DeHart

in Oceanic Archives, Indigenous Epistemologies, and Transpacific American Studies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455775
eISBN:
9789882204034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455775.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This essay depicts the beginning of the Spanish Empire in the Asia-Pacific in the mid-sixteenth century (Ming dynasty), when Spaniard Miguel de Legazpi from Mexico in the Americas colonized the ... More


Returning Bones

Elizabeth Sinn

in Pacific Crossing: Californian Gold, Chinese Migration, and the Making of Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139712
eISBN:
9789888180172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139712.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Since most Chinese emigrants in the 19th century wished to return home to grow old and die, and be buried among ancestors and descendants, mechanisms were set up to gather the bones of those who had ... More


In Pursuit of Gold: Chinese American Miners and Merchants in the American West

Sue Fawn Chung

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036286
eISBN:
9780252093340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036286.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Both a history of an overlooked community and a well-rounded reassessment of prevailing assumptions about Chinese immigrants in the American West, this book brings to life the world of ... More


Continuity and Change: The Chinese Huiguan Tradition Crosses the Pacific, 1850s

Yucheng Qin

in The Diplomacy of Nationalism: The Six Companies and China’s Policy toward Exclusion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832742
eISBN:
9780824871376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832742.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how Chinese immigrants transferred their huiguan tradition to the United States during the 1850s and formed many native-place associations for self-defense and mutual aid. It ... More


Community development with Chinese mental health service users in the UK

Lynn Tang

in Community Organising Against Racism: Race', Ethnicity and Community Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447333746
eISBN:
9781447333791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333746.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter focuses on Chinese mental health service users in the UK and aims to illustrate how structural inequalities shape their recovery journeys. It starts with a discussion of the Recovery ... More


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