An Illustrated History of the Chinese in America

October 1, 1982

The Journal of San Diego History
SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY
Fall 1982, Volume 28, Number 4
Thomas Scharf, Managing Editor

Book Notes

Raymond Starr, Book Review Editor

An Illustrated History of the Chinese in America
By Ruthanne Lum McCunn. San Francisco: Design Enterprises of San Francisco, 1979. Bibliography, index. 133 pages. $6.95.

Designed essentially for young readers, this undocumented but extensively illustrated narration of the history of the Chinese, especially in California, makes for timely and absorbing reading. Subjects include the migration and employment of Chinese, the anti-Chinese movement, and the rise of Chinatowns.