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Nancy E. Davis

in The Chinese Lady: Afong Moy in Early America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190645236
eISBN:
9780190937270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645236.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

Chapter 1 establishes the American political and mercantile environment into which the Chinese woman Afong Moy was thrust when she arrived in 1834. It explores the lives and the economic motivations ... More


The Chinese Lady: Afong Moy in Early America

Nancy E. Davis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190645236
eISBN:
9780190937270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645236.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

This book encompasses the life of Afong Moy, the first known Chinese female sojourner in America. Brought to this country by American merchants in 1834, she traveled the country on bound feet as an ... More


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