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The Chinese In America


Author : Iris Chang
language : en
Publisher: Penguin
Release Date : 2004-03-30

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In an epic story that spans 150 years and continues to the present day, Iris Chang tells of a people’s search for a better life—the determination of the Chinese to forge an identity and a destiny in a strange land and, often against great obstacles, to find success. She chronicles the many accomplishments in America of Chinese immigrants and their descendents: building the infrastructure of their adopted country, fighting racist and exclusionary laws, walking the racial tightrope between black and white, contributing to major scientific and technological advances, expanding the literary canon, and influencing the way we think about racial and ethnic groups. Interweaving political, social, economic, and cultural history, as well as the stories of individuals, Chang offers a bracing view not only of what it means to be Chinese American, but also of what it is to be American.

Thread Of The Silkworm


Author : Iris Chang
language : en
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date : 2008-08-06

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The definitive biography of Tsien Hsue-Shen, the pioneer of the American space age who was mysteriously accused of being a communist, deported, and became—to America's continuing chagrin—the father of the Chinese missile program.

The Chinese In America


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Release Date : 1974

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The Woman Who Could Not Forget Iris Chang Before And Beyond The Rape Of Nanking


Author : Ying-Ying Chang
language : en
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Release Date : 2012-07-01

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The poignant story of the life and death of world-famous author and historian Iris Chang, as told by her mother. Iris Chang's best-selling book The Rape of Nanking forever changed the way we view the Second World War in Asia. It all began with a photo of a river choked with the bodies of hundreds of Chinese civilians that shook Iris to her core. Who were these people? Why had this happened and how could their story have been lost to history? She could not shake that image from her head. She could not forget what she had seen. A few short years later, Chang revealed this "second Holocaust" to the world. The Japanese atrocities against the people of Nanking were so extreme that a Nazi party leader based in China actually petitioned Hitler to ask the Japanese government to stop the massacre. But who was this woman that single-handedly swept away years of silence, secrecy and shame? Her mother, Ying-Ying, provides an enlightened and nuanced look at her daughter, from Iris' home-made childhood newspaper, to her early years as a journalist and later, as a promising young historian, her struggles with her son's autism and her tragic suicide. The Woman Who Could Not Forget cements Iris' legacy as one of the most extraordinary minds of her generation and reveals the depth and beauty of the bond between a mother and daughter.

The Rape Of Nanking


Author : Iris Chang
language : en
Publisher: Basic Books
Release Date : 2012-01

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Relates an account of the 1937 massacre of 250,000 Chinese civilians in Nanking by the invading Japanese military, a carnage for which the Japanese government has never admitted responsibility.

Finding Iris Chang


Author : Paula Kamen
language : en
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Release Date : 2007

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A biography of the late Iris Chang by a long-time friend and confidante examines the life of the controversial author of "The Rape of Nanking," her decline into mental illness and paranoia, and her mysterious suicide at the age of thirty-six.

Contemporary Chinese America


Author : Min Zhou
language : en
Publisher: Temple University Press
Release Date : 2009-04-07

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A sociologist of international migration examines the Chinese American experience.