Colonial Casualties: Chinese in Early Victoria.

Cronin, Kathryn.

$45.00

Publisher: Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1982 (Ist Edition)

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8vo, VI, 132pp. Brown cloth boards and d/w in pristine condition now protected in clear archival covering. text also in as-new condition. Chinese in early mining were often ill-treated and suffered racism. Colonial governments used discriminatory laws that were designed to segregate the Chinese. This is a scholarly but entertaining description of the conditions for over twenty-five thousand Chinese in the three years from 1854.