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Author Rhoads, Edward J. M., author.

Title Stepping forth into the world : the Chinese Educational Mission to the United States, 1872-81 / Edward J.M. Rhoads
Published Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, [2011]


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 313 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Origins -- Recruitment -- Preparatory training -- En route to the new world -- The American host families -- The Chinese educational commission -- Elementary and secondary schooling -- The students in college -- Becoming Americanized? -- Recall and return -- The returned students
Summary "The book contrasts the experiences of the Chinese Educational Mission students with those of other Chinese in the United States during a period of anti-Chinese sentiment, which was to culminate in the enactment of Chinese Exclusion in 1882"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-302) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Chinese Educational Commission.
Chinese Educational Commission
Chinese students -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Students, Foreign -- United States -- History -- 19th century
EDUCATION -- Students & Student Life.
Chinese students
International relations
Students, Foreign
United States -- Relations -- China
China -- Relations -- United States
United States
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789888053445
Other Titles Chinese Educational Mission to the United States, 1872-81