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text The white devil's daughters : the women who fought slavery in San Francisco's Chinatown

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Summary
"A revelatory history of the trafficking of young Asian girls that flourished in San Francisco during the first century of Chinese immigration (1848-1943) and the "safe house" on the edge of Chinatown that became a refuge for those seeking their f... Read more
Contents
Queen's room -- "The cussedest place for women" -- Reveille cry -- "No ordinary person" -- Victorian compromise -- Inked thumbprints -- The celestial quarter -- "To have a little Chinaman" -- Baiting the hook -- Life as a mui tsai -- "A worse slav... Read more
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Description
xii, 423 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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