Chinese labor in California, 1850-1880
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Chinese labor in California, 1850-1880 an economic study. by Ping Chiu

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Published by State Historical Society of Wisconsin for the Dept. of History, University of Winconsin in Madison .
Written in English



  • California.,
  • California


  • Chinese -- California.,
  • Labor and laboring classes -- California -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

SeriesLogmark editions
LC ClassificationsHD8081.C5 C45
The Physical Object
Pagination180 p.
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5902139M
LC Control Number63063578

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OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 23 cm. Contents: The general background of California, --In the mines, --Railroad and Chinese labor in California, --Changing economic structure and Chinese immigration, --Agriculture, . Chinese labor in California, Madison: State Historical Society of Wisconsin for the Dept. of History, University of Wisconsin., (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / . The item Chinese labor in California, an economic study represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Dallas Public Library. This . Chinese labor in California, an economic study / by Ping Chiu.

Ping Chiu, Chinese Labor in California, (Madison: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, ), p. 14 Ibid., pp. REFERENCES [1] Mae H. B. Boggs, My Playhouse Was a Concord Coach (Oakland, ), p. Quoted from the J , issue of the Sacramento Union. [2] Ira B. Cross, A History of the Labor Movement in California .   ⁠ Slavery has existed among the Chinese in California for years, and continues almost unrestricted. As these lines are written the courts of San Francisco are fighting over the case of a slave named Fong, who claims to have been kidnapped in China.   The nation’s first transcontinental railroad, completed years ago today at Promontory Summit in Utah, connected the vast United States and brought America into the modern age.

The Chinese moved to California in large numbers during the California Gold Rush, w being recorded as arriving from to , and again in the s when the Central Pacific Railroad recruited large labor gangs, many on five-year contracts, to build its portion of the Transcontinental Railroad. The Chinese . Chinese Labor in California, An Economic Study (Book): Qiu, Ping. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Chinese labor in California, , an economic study in SearchWorks . Chinese began fishing for shrimp in California probably around the mids. Numerous villages or "shrimp camps" were established on the shores of both San Francisco and San Pablo bays. China Camp in Marin County was one of the largest and longest-lived of these camps. Shrimp fishing was a long-established industry in China.