xvi, 496 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
The suicide of acclaimed author Iris Chang, who has received numerous accolades for her work, has brought considerable attention to this encompassing creation. She employed meticulous research in this epic of Chinese- American history. The Chinese made outstanding achievements in politics, economics, and science. Despite 150 years of repression, their emotionally charged stories reveal their determination to avert racism and exclusionary laws. Their...