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Tong, Benson. UNSUBMISSIVE WOMEN: Chinese Prostitutes in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, (1994.) Hardcover First Edition



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First printing. An account of Gold Rush-era Chinese prostitutes, which looks at these women as complex human beings rather than as commodities, as working women and objects of anti-Chinese sentiment. Based on census schedules, newspapers, government documents, literary sources, missionary records. Illustrated with photographs and reproductions of drawings. Extensive notes, bibliography, index. xix, 300 pp, Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.) .ISBN # 0-806126531 

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