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Chinese Inclusion in Telling Western Stories

This presentation by Dr. Liping Zhu gives a brief overview of the contributions made by Chinese immigrants to the development of the American West in the second half of the nineteenth century. Born in Shanghai, China, Dr. Zhu received a Ph.D in Western history from the University of New Mexico in 1994. Specializing in the history of Chinese immigrants in the nineteenth-century American West and the author of three books, he teaches at Eastern Washington University, where he is the current Chair of the History Department. This program is one of SPL's events celebrating Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month.

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