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by Judy Yung


Unbound Voices brings together the voices of Chinese American women in a fascinating, intimate collection of. .

Unbound Voices brings together the voices of Chinese American women in a fascinating, intimate collection of documents-letters, essays, poems, autobiographies, speeches, testimonials, and oral histories-detailing half a century of their lives in America. The selections are accompanied by photographs, with extensive introductions and annotation by Judy Yung, a noted authority on primary resources relating to the history of Chinese American women.

E. V. RobbinsOccidental Board of Foreign Missions, 19ozWithout educating women, we can't have a strong nation; without women's rights, our nation will remain weak. rom the beginning, social change for Chinese women in San Francisco was tied to the nationalist and women's movements in China

I Bound Feet: Chinese Women in the Nineteenth Century 15. 2 Unbound Feet: Chinese Immigrant Women .

I Bound Feet: Chinese Women in the Nineteenth Century 15. 2 Unbound Feet: Chinese Immigrant Women, 1902-1929 52. 3 3 First Steps: The Second Generation, 19zos io6. 4 Long Strides: The Great Depression, 1930s 17. As I attempted to write a social history of Chinese American women and provide a viable framework by which to understand how gender perceptions, roles, and relationships changed because of these women's work, family, and political lives in America, it became evident to me that current race and feminist theories were inadequate for this purpose, since they generally fail to integrate race

Index to Chinese residing in Galveston, no date. This bound volume lists Chinese who lived in Galveston and met immigration requirements for residence in the United States. The entries are arranged alphabetically by name.

Index to Chinese residing in Galveston, no date. Equity case files relating to deportation of Chinese, 1892-1915 Equity Case Files from the Western District Court of Texas at El Paso Relating to the Chinese Exclusion Acts, 1892-1915, (M1610) The Transplanted: A History of Immigrants in Urban America (Interdisciplinary Studies in History) read here.

Yung, a second-generation Chinese American born and raised in San Francisco, uses an impressive . The setting for this captivating history is San Francisco, which had the largest Chinese population in the United States

Yung, a second-generation Chinese American born and raised in San Francisco, uses an impressive range of sources to tell her story. The setting for this captivating history is San Francisco, which had the largest Chinese population in the United States. Yung, a second-generation Chinese American born and raised in San Francisco, uses an impressive range of sources to tell her story.

Judy Yung's new book makes a major contribution toward filling that gap. Unbound Feet is a social history of Chinese American women in San . Chinese immigrant women in ury San Francisco occupied a very small space at the margins of society. Unbound Feet is a social history of Chinese American women in San Francisco during the first half of the twentieth century.

The setting for this captivating history is San Francisco, which had the largest Chinese population in the United States.

Unbound Voices brings together the voices of Chinese American women in a fascinating, intimate collection of documents—letters, essays, poems, autobiographies, speeches, testimonials, and oral histories—detailing half a century of their lives in America. Together, these sources provide a captivating mosaic of Chinese women's experiences in their own words, as they tell of making a home for themselves and their families in San Francisco from the Gold Rush years through World War II.The personal nature of these documents makes for compelling reading. We hear the voices of prostitutes and domestic slavegirls, immigrant wives of merchants, Christians and pagans, homemakers, and social activists alike. We read the stories of daughters who confronted cultural conflicts and racial discrimination; the myriad ways women coped with the Great Depression; and personal contributions to the causes of women's emancipation, Chinese nationalism, workers' rights, and World War II. The symphony of voices presented here lends immediacy and authenticity to our understanding of the Chinese American women's lives.This rich collection of women's stories also serves to demonstrate collective change over time as well as to highlight individual struggles for survival and advancement in both private and public spheres. An educational tool on researching and reclaiming women's history, Unbound Voices offers us a valuable lesson on how one group of women overcame the legacy of bound feet and bound lives in America. The selections are accompanied by photographs, with extensive introductions and annotation by Judy Yung, a noted authority on primary resources relating to the history of Chinese American women.

Unbound Voices: A Documentary History of Chinese Women in San Francisco epub download

ISBN13: 978-0520208704

ISBN: 0520208706

Author: Judy Yung

Category: History

Subcategory: Americas

Language: English

Publisher: University of California Press (November 24, 1999)

Pages: 558 pages

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