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1 Tang, Irwin A. Asian Texans: Our Histories and Our Lives
Austin, TX The it Works 2006 096794337X / 9780967943374 2nd Edition, 1st Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Photos 
xiv, 402 pp, blu papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy brown-black dj w/pictorial front panel and white lettering. The book provides a long and fascinating history of Asian Americans in Texas. After the Civil War, Southerners sought to replace black laborers with Chinese works. Approximately 250 Chinese Americans migrated to Texas to build the Houston & Texas Cetnral Railroad. In the late 1800s Asians of many nationalities traveled an "underground railroad" from Mexico into or through El Paso. The book has chapters on the early Japanese Texans, the Filipino Texans, the Indian Texans, the Korean Texans and the Chinese Texans. It also has information on the Cambodian Texans, Laotian Texans, Hmong Texans, Thai Texans, Burmese Texans, Pakistani Texans, Bangladeshi Texans, Sri Lankan Texans, Nepalese Texans and Tibetan Texans. 
Price: 29.75 USD
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