Why and How. Why the Chinese Emigrate, and the Means they Adopt for the Purpose of Reaching America. China, Russell H. Conwell.
Why and How. Why the Chinese Emigrate, and the Means they Adopt for the Purpose of Reaching America.

Why and How. Why the Chinese Emigrate, and the Means they Adopt for the Purpose of Reaching America.

Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1871. First edition. Hardcover. The story of Chinese immigrants to northern California, with the first section entitled 'Why' with such chapter headings as the Chinese Government, Chinese Superstition, Chinese Character, Thirst for Gold, Early Emigration, A New Chapter of Horrors; the second 'How' includes The Coolie's Dwelling, Coolie's Resolve, Consulting the Gods, The Loan, and Burial Insurance among others. Sml 8vo, frontis, iv, 283pp, b&w ills. Maroon gilt decorative cloth, gilt title to spine. Covers slt rubbed, spine sunned, but titles still legible. Item #14572

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