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The Chinese lady : Afong Moy in early America /

Nancy E. Davis.

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Author: Davis, Nancy E.
Published: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
Topics: Chinese American women - Biography. | Women immigrants - United States - Biography. | HISTORY / United States / General. | Moy, Afong.
Regions: United States - Civilization - Chinese influences. | China - Foreign public opinion, American - History. | China. | United States.
Genres: Biographies. | History. | Biographies.
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Physical Description: xi, 331 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-324) and index.
ISBN: 9780190645236 hardcover
0190645237 hardcover
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Summary: "In 1834, a Chinese woman named Afong Moy arrived in America as both a prized guest and advertisement for a merchant firm--a promotional curiosity and celebrity used to peddle exotic wares from the East. This first biography of Afong Moy explores how she shaped a number of Americans' impressions of China, all while living as a stranger in a foreign land"--
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More Details for: The Chinese lady : Afong Moy in early Am