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Author Chung, Sue Fawn, 1944-

Title In pursuit of gold : Chinese American miners and merchants in the American West / Sue Fawn Chung
Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (xxxii, 258 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Asian American experience
Asian American experience.
Contents The coming and early challenges -- Onward to eastern Oregon -- Eastward to northeastern Nevada : Tuscarora -- Further east : Island Mountain and Gold Creek
Summary A fresh assessment of Chinese immigrant participation in small-town America
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-242) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Chinese Americans -- Nevada -- Elko County -- History -- 19th century.
Chinese Americans -- Oregon -- History -- 19th century.
Chinese Americans -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
Community life -- Nevada -- Elko County -- History -- 19th century.
Gold miners -- Nevada -- Elko County -- History -- 19th century.
Intercultural communication -- Nevada -- Elko County -- History -- 19th century.
Merchants -- Nevada -- Elko County -- History -- 19th century.
Mining camps -- Nevada -- Elko County -- History -- 19th century.
Elko County (Nev.) -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 19th century.
Oregon -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010051965
ISBN 0252093348 (electronic bk.)
1283244357
9780252093340 (electronic bk.)
9781283244350