Bibliographic Details

The first Chinese American : the remarkable life of Wong Chin Foo / Scott D. Seligman.

Author / Creator Seligman, Scott D.
Imprint Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, c2013.
Description xxxii, 364 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm
Language English
Subject Chinese Americans -- Biography.
Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography.
Immigrants -- United States.
Chinese American journalists.
Chinese Americans.
Civil rights workers.
Immigrants.
Immigrants in mass media.
United States.
Biography.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/9125221
ISBN 9888139908 (pbk.)
9789888139903 (pbk.)
9888139894 (hardback)
9789888139897 (hardback)
Notes Includes chronology (p. [xxi] - xxvi); dramatis personae (p. [xxvii] - xxxii); and glossary and gazetteer (p. [341] - 345).
Includes bibliographic references (p. [349] - 355) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • A Note on Romanization and Chinese Names
  • Wong Chin Foo Chronology
  • Dramatis Personae
  • 1. The Arid Land of Heathenism (1847-67)
  • 2. An Abbreviated American Education (1868-70)
  • 3. The Timber from Which Conspirators Are Made (1871-72)
  • 4. Soiled Doves (1873-74)
  • 5. A Hare-Brained, Half-Crazy Man (1873-74)
  • 6. America's First Confucian Missionary (1874)
  • 7. A Most Delightful Dish of Chow Chow (1875-79)
  • 8. A Terror to the Chinese Community (1879-82)
  • 9. The Chinese American (1883)
  • 10. Wiping Out the Stain (1883-85)
  • 11. I Shall Drive Him Back to His Sand Lots (1883)
  • 12. Pigtails in Politics (1884-86)
  • 13. Chop Suey (1884-86)
  • 14. Why Am I a Heathen? (1887)
  • 15. Fifty Cents a Pound (1887)
  • 16. The Chinese in New York (1887-89)
  • 17. I Have Always Been a Republican (1888-89)
  • 18. I'll Cut Your Head Off If You Write Such Things (1888-91)
  • 19. The Only New Yorker Without a Country (1891)
  • 20. The Chinese Equal Rights League (1892)
  • 21. Is It Then a Crime to Be a Chinaman? (1893)
  • 22. An Ardent Worker for Justice (1893)
  • 23. False Starts (1894-95)
  • 24. The American Liberty Party (1896)
  • 25. A Letter from My Friends in America (1894-97)
  • 26. Citizenship for Americanized Chinese (1897)
  • 27. When the World Came to Omaha (1897-98)
  • 28. I Do Not Life Chinese Ways, Nor Chinamen Any More (1898)
  • Afterword
  • Appendix: Wong Chin Foo's Published Works
  • Notes
  • Glossary and Gazetteer
  • Bibliography
  • Index