Unbound Feet: A Social History of Chinese Women in San Francisco

BOOK: Unbound Feet: A Social History of Chinese Women in San Francisco
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The world can not move without women's
sharing in the movement. China compressed
the feet of her women and thereby retarded
the steps of her men.

Frances Ellen Harper

 
 

Judy Yung

To my mother and
in memory of my father

 

TERMINOLOGY AND TRANSLITERATIONS
XI

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
XIII

Introduction
I

I Bound Feet: Chinese Women in the Nineteenth Century
15

2 Unbound Feet: Chinese Immigrant Women, 1902-1929
52

3 3 First Steps: The Second Generation, 19zos io6

4 Long Strides: The Great Depression, 1930s
178

5 In Step: The War Years, 1931-1945
223

EPILOGUE
279

APPENDIX
293

NOTES
309

GLOSSARY
359

BIBLIOGRAPHY
365

INDEX
389

 
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