Contributor biographical information for The lucky ones : one family and the extraordinary invention of Chinese America / Mae M. Ngai.


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MAE NGAI�s Impossible Subjects, on illegal immigration, was called �deeply stimulating� and �highly original� by the Los Angeles Times. It won the AHA Littleton-Griswold Prize for best book on American law and society, and the OAH Frederick Jackson Turner Award for best first book on any topic in American history. Ngai is a professor of history at Columbia University.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Tapp family.
Chinese Americans -- California -- San Francisco -- Biography.
Chinese Americans -- California -- San Francisco -- History -- 19th century.
Chinese Americans -- California -- San Francisco -- History -- 20th century.
Chinese Americans -- California -- San Francisco -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Chinese Americans -- California -- San Francisco -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Chinese Americans -- Cultural assimilation -- California -- San Francisco.
Chinese Americans -- California -- San Francisco -- Ethnic identity.
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Biography.