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Described by others as quaint and exotic, or as depraved and threatening, and, more recently, as successful and exemplary, the Chinese in America have rarely been asked to describe themselves in their own words. This superb anthology, a diverse and illuminating collection of primary documents and stories by Chinese Americans, provides an intimate and textured history of th ...more
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Published March 20th 2006 by University of California Press (first published January 1st 2006)
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Professor Emeritus Judy Yung is a second-generation Chinese American born and raised in San Francisco Chinatown. She received her B.A. in English Literature and Chinese Language from San Francisco State College and her Master’s in Library Science and Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies from UC Berkeley.

Judy Yung headed the Chinatown Branch Library in San Francisco and the Asian Branch Library in Oakland and
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