The Chinatown war : Chinese Los Angeles and the massacre of 1871 / Scott Zesch.

In October 1871, a simmering, small-scale turf war involving three Chinese gangs exploded into a riot that engulfed the small but growing town of Los Angeles. A large mob of white Angelenos, spurred by racial resentment, rampaged through the city and lynched some eighteen people before order was res...

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Main Author: Zesch, Scott
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
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