The Mississippi Chinese Between Black and White, Second Edition by James W. Loewen

Cover of: The Mississippi Chinese  | James W. Loewen

Published by Waveland Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Asians In The U.S,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Anthropology,
  • Chinese Americans,
  • Mississippi,
  • Race relations,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8172931M
ISBN 100881333123
ISBN 109780881333121

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Loewen - Google Books This scholarly, carefully researched book studies one of the most overlooked minority groups in. The Mississippi Chinese: Between Black and White. Study focusing on the causes & processes of change in status experienced by Chinese sharecroppers who were imported by white plantation owners in the Mississippi Delta during Reconstruction in hopes of replacing their black laborers.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis, Harvard University, Description: xii, pages. In his book, The Mississippi Chinese: Between Black and White, Loewen provides his readers with a great account of a people who found themselves The Mississippi Chinese book between the African-Americans and the White Americans.

The Legacy Of The Mississippi Delta Chinese Chinese immigrants came to the Mississippi Delta as agricultural laborers. Many moved on to become grocers in African-American neighborhoods.

Some stores remain, but many folks have moved on and away. Honor and Duty: The Mississippi Delta Chinese The film tells the story of the early Chinese immigrants to the Mississippi Delta during the 19th century; then it explores how the community steadily grew in the early part of the 20th century, as Chinese families across the Delta opened grocery stores that served both the black and white populations.

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During Free shipping over $Cited by: Introduction. Since the s, the Mississippi Delta has been home to a large number of Chinese Americans. Many Chinese immigrants moved to the Delta in search of better economic opportunities and opened up family-run grocery stores that mainly targeted black communities in these regions.

Loewen, James W. The Mississippi Chinese; between Black and white [by] James W. Loewen Harvard University Press Cambridge, Mass Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

A vast social and economic gulf yawns between the dominant white and subordinate black. Yet one group in Mississippi, a "third race," the Chinese, has managed to leap that chasm.

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Chris Choy at Third World Newsreel of New York based her documentary film Mississippi Triangle on Loewen's book. Unfortunately, at minutes, the movie was three times too long to use in high schools or colleges.

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