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The Chinese and the Iron Road: Building the Transcontinental Railroad (Asian America) (Paperback)

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By Gordon H. Chang (Editor), Shelley Fisher Fishkin (Editor)
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This landmark volume sheds light on the lives and experiences of the Chinese workers who made up 90% of the workforce that built the Central Pacific Railroad-but who have been little understood and largely invisible in traditional accounts of the building of the First Transcontinental Railroad.

About the Author


Gordon H. Chang and Shelley Fisher Fishkin are Co-Directors of the Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project at Stanford; Hilton Obenzinger is Associate Director and Roland Hsu is Director of Research.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781503609242
ISBN-10: 1503609243
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication Date: April 30th, 2019
Pages: 560
Language: English
Series: Asian America