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The Chinese lady : Afong Moy in early America / Nancy E. Davis.

Author / Creator Davis, Nancy E., author.
Imprint New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
Description xi, 331 pages ; 25 cm
Language English
Subject Foy, Afong.
Chinese American women -- Biography.
Women immigrants -- United States -- Biography.
Chinese American women.
Civilization -- Chinese influences.
Public opinion, American.
Women immigrants.
HISTORY / United States / General.
United States -- Civilization -- Chinese influences.
China -- Foreign public opinion, American -- History.
United States.
Format Print, Book
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ISBN 9780190645236
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "In 1834, a Chinese woman named Afong Moy arrived in America as both a prized guest and advertisement for a merchant firm--a promotional curiosity and celebrity used to peddle exotic wares from the East. This first biography of Afong Moy explores how she shaped a number of Americans' impressions of China, all while living as a stranger in a foreign land"--

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