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Asians in Colorado: A History of Persecution and Perseverance in the Centennial State

William Wei
Format
Book
Published
Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2016.
Language
English
Series
The Scott and Laurie Oki Series in Asian American Studies
ISBN
9780295995434 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Prologue: once upon a time in the west
  • Imperialism, nationalism, and the coming of Asians to Colorado
  • Chinese pioneers: looking for work, finding violence instead
  • Exotic oasis in the Queen City of the west
  • Importing Chinese prostitutes, excluding Chinese wives
  • The Denver Race Riot and its aftermath
  • Japanese immigrants: from feudal peasants to independent farmers
  • Yellow Peril: from threatening Chinamen to treacherous Japan
  • A concentration camp in the Centennial State
  • Loyalty and betrayal on the home front
  • Asian Colorado's greatest generation
  • Epilogue: coming to America, again.
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Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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