Davis, Nancy E.. () The Chinese lady :Afong Moy in early AmericaMLA Citation
Davis, Nancy E.. The Chinese Lady: Afong Moy In Early America. : . Print.
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The Chinese lady : Afong Moy in early America /
Nancy E. Davis.
|Author:||Davis, Nancy E.|
|Published:||New York, NY : Oxford University Press, |
|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.|
|Physical Description:||xi, 331 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
|Includes:||Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-324) and index.
|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"--