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“Marked in Body, Mind, and Spirit”: Home Missionaries and the Remaking of Race and Nation

Derek Chang

in Race, Nation, and Religion in the Americas

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195149180
eISBN:
9780199835386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149181.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This essay discusses the work of the American Baptist Home Mission Society with African-Americans and Chinese immigrants in the late nineteenth century. It explores the tensions between hierarchy and ... More


Chinese Servants and the American Colonial Imagination: Domesticity and Opposition to Restriction, 1865–1882

Andrew Urban

in Brokering Servitude: Migration and the Politics of Domestic Labor during the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814785843
eISBN:
9780814764749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785843.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

By the late 1860s, middle-class employers in eastern cities shifted their attention to the labor supply of Chinese immigrants in California, and the possible importation of male servants who were ... More


The Transformation of Chinese American Communities New York vs. Los Angeles

Margaret M. Chin, Min Zhou, and Rebecca Y. Kim

in New York and Los Angeles: The Uncertain Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199778386
eISBN:
9780199332588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778386.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the formation and development of sprawling Chinese urban enclaves and ethnoburbs in New York and Los Angeles to address critical questions about residential assimilation. How ... More


Households of the Overseas Chinese in Aurora, Nevada

Emily Dale

in Beyond the Walls: New Perspectives on the Archaeology of Historical Households

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061559
eISBN:
9780813051468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061559.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chinese immigrants in Aurora, Nevada, were an integral part of the boomtown community. They thrived from the time of town’s founding in 1861 until its final mining bust in the 1920s despite the ... More


Anatomy of an Ethnoburb

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/9780824830656.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the characteristics of an ethnoburb in order to provide a theoretical explanation of the process of ethnoburb formation as well as a general portrait of the ethnoburb ... More


“Hunting for Chinamen”

Julian Lim

in Porous Borders: Multiracial Migrations and the Law in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635491
eISBN:
9781469635507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635491.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Through a close, on-the-ground reading of U.S. immigration records and newspaper accounts, this chapter shows how Chinese immigrants repeatedly improvised new cross-racial strategies to gain entry ... More


 Falun Gong Outside of China: Fieldwork among Diaspora Practitioners

David Ownby

in Falun Gong and the Future of China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195329056
eISBN:
9780199870240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329056.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines Falun Gong in the post‐1995 period, as it became a transnational movement following founder Li Hongzhi's relocation from China to the United States. It focuses on the many Falun ... More


In Search of Legitimacy: Chinese Immigrants and Latin American Nation Building

Kathleen López

in Immigration and National Identities in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060002
eISBN:
9780813050461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060002.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This essay demonstrates the centrality of Chinese immigration to the process of nation-building in Latin America from the late nineteenth century through World War II. It offers a comparative ... More


The Immigration of Chinese Children and the Chinese Question

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.5
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter shows that the vast majority of Chinese immigrants to the United States in the nineteenth century came from the Guangdong province in southeastern China. In the mid-nineteenth century, ... More


“Independent of the Unskilled Chinaman”: Race, Labor, and Family Farming

Cecilia M. Tsu

in Garden of the World: Asian Immigrants and the Making of Agriculture in California's Santa Clara Valley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199734771
eISBN:
9780199344987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734771.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter investigates the articulation of the white family farm ideal in the late nineteenth century and its call for a labor system that relied exclusively on the toil of white men, women, and ... More


Early Contact and Migration

Sue Fawn Chung

in Chinese in the Woods: Logging and Lumbering in the American West

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039447
eISBN:
9780252097553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039447.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the early contact between Chinese and Americans, the lumber trade, the Chinese immigration to the American West, the recruitment of workers to North America, chain migration, ... More


Carson City and Truckee: Anti-Chinese Activities

Sue Fawn Chung

in Chinese in the Woods: Logging and Lumbering in the American West

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039447
eISBN:
9780252097553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039447.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines anti-Chinese activities in two towns: Carson City in Nevada and Truckee in California. Anti-Chinese movements emerged when it became clear to Euro-Americans that the Chinese ... More


The Coming and Early Challenges

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/9780252036286.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces some of the important developments in China and provides a background to the advent of Chinese miners and merchants and the challenges they faced. Economic, social, and political ... 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


Transnational grandparenting: the intersection of transnationalism and translocality

Yanqiu Rachel Zhou

in Grandparenting Practices around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447340645
eISBN:
9781447340690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340645.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Using the case of transnational childcare by Chinese grandparents in Canada, this chapter presents a perspective on transnational grandparenting beyond a narrow cultural lens. Drawing on theories of ... More


Transplanted: The World of Early Issei Farmers

Cecilia M. Tsu

in Garden of the World: Asian Immigrants and the Making of Agriculture in California's Santa Clara Valley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199734771
eISBN:
9780199344987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734771.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Focusing on the arrival of the first Japanese immigrants in the Santa Clara Valley at the turn of the twentieth century, this chapter takes up their establishment in agriculture and shows how they ... More


“Superseding the Six Companies”: The Qing Legation, 1878–1890

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/9780824832742.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the Chinese Six Companies’ cooperation with the nascent Qing legation as the latter pursued its objectives in the United States during the period 1878–1890. In order to ... More


Introduction

Sue Fawn Chung

in Chinese in the Woods: Logging and Lumbering in the American West

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039447
eISBN:
9780252097553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039447.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book examines the role of the Chinese in the lumber trade in the American West during the late nineteenth century, with a focus on the Sierra Nevada in the 1870s to 1890s. It looks at Chinese ... More


Before the Storm: Race for Commercial Empire, 1846–1876

Lon Kurashige

in Two Faces of Exclusion: The Untold History of Anti-Asian Racism in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629438
eISBN:
9781469629452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629438.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter addresses U.S. policies furthering expansion to the Pacific Coast in order to establish the nation as a Pacific commercial power through trade with China. Such policies gave rise to an ... More


The Press for Inclusion: Nineteenth-Century Black Citizenship and the Anti-Chinese Movement

Helen Heran Jun

in Race for Citizenship: Black Orientalism and Asian Uplift from Pre-Emancipation to Neoliberal America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814742976
eISBN:
9780814743324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814742976.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter analyzes the persistence of nineteenth-century black press representations of China, Chinese immigrants, and Chinatown ghettos as embodiments of premodern alien difference. While these ... More


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