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The Chinese and the iron road : building the transcontinental railroad /

edited by Gordon H. Chang and Shelley Fisher Fishkin, with Hilton Obenzinger and Roland Hsu.

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Names: Chang, Gordon H., | Fishkin, Shelley Fisher, | Obenzinger, Hilton, | Hsu, Roland,
Published: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2019]
Series: Asian America.
Topics: Railroad construction workers - West (U.S.) - History - 19th century. | Foreign workers, Chinese - West (U.S.) - History - 19th century. | Chinese - West (U.S.) - History - 19th century. | Chinesen | Ausländischer Arbeitnehmer | Gleisbauer | Central Pacific Railroad Company - Employees - History.
Regions: China - Emigration and immigration - History - 19th century. | West (U.S.) - History - 19th century. | China. | United States, West. | China. | United States, West. | USA - Weststaaten
Genres: History.
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Chinese railroad workers and the US transcontinental railroad in global perspective / Gordon H. Chang -- Chinese labor migrants to the Americas in the nineteenth century : an inquiry into who they were and the world they left behind / Evelyn Hu-DeHart -- The view from home : dreams of Chinese railroad workers across the Pacific / Zhang Guoxiong, with Roland Hsu -- Overseas remittances of Chinese laborers in North America / Yuan Ding, with Roland Hsu -- Chinese railroad workers' remittance networks : insights based on Qiaoxiang documents / Liu Jin, with Roland Hsu -- Archaeological contributions to research on Chinese railroad workers in North America / Barbara L. Voss -- Living between misery and triumph : the material practices of Chinese railroad workers in North America / Barbara L. Voss -- Landscapes of change : culture, nature, and the archaeological heritage of transcontinental railroads in the North American West / Kelly J. Dixon -- The health and well-being of Chinese railroad workers / J. Ryan Kennedy, Sarah Heffner, Virginia Popper, Ryan P. Harrod, and John J. Crandall -- Religion on the road : how Chinese migrants adapted popular religion to an American context / Kathryn Gin Lum -- Tracking memory : encounters between Chinese railroad workers and Native Americans / Hsinya Huang -- Railroad frames : landscapes and the Chinese railroad worker in photography, 1865-1869 / Denise Khor -- Les fils du ciel : European travelers' accounts of Chinese railroad workers / Greg Robinson -- The Chinese railroad worker in United States history textbooks : a historical genealogy, 1849-1965 / William Gow -- Representing Chinese railroad workers in North America : Chinese historiography and literature, 1949-2015 / Yuan Shu -- History lessons : remembering Chinese railroad workers in Dragon's gate and Donald Duk / Pin-chia Feng -- The Chinese as railroad builders after Promontory / Shelley Fisher Fishkin -- The construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway and the transpacific Chinese diaspora, 1880-1885 / Zhongping Chen -- Beyond railroad work : Chinese contributions to the development of Winnemucca and Elko, Nevada / Sue Fawn Chung -- The remarkable life of a sometimes railroad worker : Chin Gee Hee, 1844-1929 / Beth Lew-Williams -- The Chinese and the Stanfords : nineteenth-century America's fraught relationship with the China Men / Gordon H. Chang.

Table of Contents for: The Chinese and the iron road : building