Chinese America

Enter The Dragon!
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The truth is that early Chinese immigrants in California and the rest of the West were no different from white Europeans. They embarked on the transpacific journey with ambition that a contemporary Chinese folk song called “as deep as the ocean and as high as the sky.” They were just as resourceful and just as willing to try anything.
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In the census records of the Western frontier between 1860 and 1880 a number of Chinese are regularly listed as gamblers, alongside their countrymen with the more mundane professions of miners, laundrymen, cooks, restaurant owners, merchants, and domestic servants.

Chinese America,” by Peter Kwong and Dusanka Miscevic (The New Press 2005), pages 3-4, ISBN 1565849620

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