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Windows on a Chinese Past. Volume 1: How the Cantonese Goldseekers and their Heirs Settled in New Zealand, Ng, James
Author Name:    Ng, James

Title:   Windows on a Chinese Past. Volume 1: How the Cantonese Goldseekers and their Heirs Settled in New Zealand

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Edition:   First Edition

Publisher:   Dunedin Otago Heritage Books (1993)

ISBN Number:   0908774567 / 9780908774562

Seller ID:   11952

No signatures. No tears to dust wrapper. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; Volume One only of the four volumes of James Ng's monumental "Windows on a Chinese Past". 400 pages + maps on endpapers. Red cloth boards. Page dimensions: 297 x 210mm. "The Chinese in New Zealand (the New Zealand-Chinese) are collectively the biggest immigrant group of Asian origin in this county. They were also the first non-European group to come to 19th century New Zealand and, in the South Island, became the largest coloured racial minority." - from the Introduction. Contents of this volume: Introduction; A Note to Readers; Origins; China Revisited; The Family System; Burial Customs; The Chinese Goldseekers; Chinese Reach Otago; Life on the Diggings; The 1870s and 1880s; The Last of the Gold; Economics Statistics; References and Appendices. ; 4to

New Zealand Regional History



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