Philadelphia. Temple Uni. Press. 1992. Stock ID #127525
Black and white photographic illustrations, x + 253pp, notes, bibliography, index, paperback, corners bumped, slight crease in upper back cover, good copy. "Through extensive research of Chinese newspapers, such as China Daily News, and internal organizational documents, leavened with interviews of two dozen elderly Chinese laundrymen, Yu has reconstructed the political history of the Chinese Hand Laundry Alliance (CHLA). Aside from documenting the history of an important labour organization and giving voice to the oppressed Chinese laundrymen, Yu has written one of the few works that focus on the Chinese on the East Coast during the twentieth century." (When referring to this item please quote stockid 127525).
Price: $33.00 AU