Americans First: Chinese Americans and the Second World War by Kevin Scott Wong

By Kevin Scott Wong

global battle II was once a watershed occasion for plenty of of America's minorities, yet its impression on chinese language american citizens has been mostly neglected. using vast archival learn in addition to oral histories and letters from over 100 informants, Wong explores how chinese language american citizens carved a newly revered and safe position for themselves in American society through the warfare years.

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