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Golden threads : the Chinese in regional New…

Golden threads : the Chinese in regional New South Wales, 1850-1950

by Janis Wilton

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Tells the story of the Chinese people who came to settle in, New South Wales, from the first arrvials in the early 1800s, through the turbulent goldrush years and into the 20th century. Through their compelling stories and the many documents and objects that survive in museums and family collections across the state, Golden threats explores their experiences, working lives, hopes and beliefs, and the attitudes of white Australia whichviewed the Chinese at one extreme as a menacing threat and at the other, an exotic presence --Back cover.… (more)

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