ASAM 40, The Chinese American Community (Online Course)
After examining early Chinese settlement we will work our way into today's Chinese American Communities. As a class, we will attempt to answer the following questions: Who is Chinese America? What are the issues/conflicts that this community faces? How has the community evolved?
*Please note, this course is being offered online only we will not meet face to face at any point in the semester.
The course material is released on a weekly basis.Office: 50 Phelan Ave, Batmale Hall 378, San Francisco, CA 94112
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Kwong, Peter The New Chinatown. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1996. Print.
Takaki, Ronald. Strangers from a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1998. Print
Chang, Gordon, Him Mark Lai, and Judy Yung eds. Chinese American Voices: From the gold rush to the present. California: University of California Press, 2006. Print
Hsu, Madeline Y. Dreaming of Gold, Dreaming of Home: Transnationalism and migration between the United States and South China, 1882-1943. Stanford University Press, 2000. Print
Lee, Erika. At America’s Gates: Chinese immigration during the exclusion era, 1882-1943. University of North Carolina Press, 2003. Print
Louie, Miriam C.Y. Sweatshop Warriors. South End Press, 2001. Print
Pfaelzer, Jean. Driven Out. University of California Press, 2008. Print
Zia, Helen. Asian American Dreams: The Emergence of an American People, New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2000. Print
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