Hidden Heritage: Historical Archaeology of the Overseas by Priscilla Wegars

By Priscilla Wegars

starting within the mid-nineteenth century, huge numbers of individuals from mainland China emigrated to the U.S. and different nations looking employment. Termed "overseas Chinese," they made lasting contributions to the improvement of early groups, an influence which has purely all started to be famous in recent times. "Chinatowns," rural mining claims, paintings camps for railroad and different development actions, salmon canneries and shrimp camps, laundries, shops, prepare dinner shacks, cemeteries, and temples are just many of the websites the place lines in their presence are available. in recent times, various archaeological and historic investigations of the abroad chinese language have taken position, and "Hidden background" offers the result of a few of these studies.

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