(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1995)

Document title

Power networks and early Chinese immigrants in Pennsylvania

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Early Chinese immigrants in Pennsylvania were influenced by networks ranging from the global economic system to friendship with colleagues working in the same cities. Despite encountering poverty, hostility and institutional bias, Chinese were able to persist in part because their social and cultural networks complemented global and Euro-American economic networks. These networks shielded immigrants from the hostility of Euro-Americans and the penalties of the American government


Article of periodic

published at : Journal of historical geography / ISSN 0305-7488 / CODEN JHGEDP

Editor : Academic Press, London ; Academic Press, San Francisco, CA ; Academic Press, New York, NY - ROYAUME-UNI (1975)

Millesime : 1995, vol. 21, no4 [pp. 430-445]

Collation : Illustration ;



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