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The Chinese Exclusion Acts: A Racist Chapter in U.S. Civil Rights History

by Doug Chin appears in Features section of issue XXXIII (33) No.1 July 2017  pdf

A different look at the Chinese Exclusion Acts.

Thucydides’s Trap?

by Graham Allison appears in Features section of issue XXXII (32) No.4 April 2017  pdf

Chinese president Xi Jinping, a student of Thucydides, brings concerns about falling into the historical trap.

One Belt, One Road: What’s in It for Us?

by Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. appears in Features section of issue XXXII (32) No.4 April 2017  pdf

China Maritime Institute workshop comments.

Bataan Death March: Remember Our Fallen Soldiers

by Nancy Kragh appears in Features section of issue XXXII (32) No.4 April 2017  pdf

The Bataan Death March, a tragic and inhuman treatment of American and Filipino forces, resulted from the surrender of Army Major General Edward King to the Japanese during WWII.

Journeys to the West

by George Koo appears in Features section of issue XXXII (32) No.4 April 2017  pdf

George covers the history of students from China attending the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in concert with a new exhibition that highlights the 140 year period.

China Comes to Tech: 1877-1931

by libraries.mit.edu appears in Features section of issue XXXII (32) No.4 April 2017  pdf

Maihaugen Gallery hosts the exhibition.

The Great Wall of China

by Ruby Tsao appears in Features section of issue XXXII (32) No.3 January 2017  pdf

Ruby gives us the rich history of the Great Wall of China in this informative article.

The Secret War in Laos

by Legacies of War appears in Features section of issue XXXII (32) No.2 October 2016  pdf

Legacies of War seeks to raise awareness over Vietnam War era activities in Laos.

Chinese Heritage in Astoria, Oregon

by Edward Stratton appears in Features section of issue XXXII (32) No.2 October 2016  pdf

Historical background of Chinese influence in Oregon.

THE GRAND CANAL of CHINA

by Ruby Tsao appears in Features section of issue XXXII (32) No.2 October 2016  pdf

Ruby takes us on an unforgettable journey along the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal.

Childhood Inspiration

by Zheping Huang appears in Features section of issue XXXII (32) No.1 July 2016  pdf

He Jiang became the first Chinese student to deliver a graduation speech at Harvard.

The Fujia Yang that I know

by Da Hsuan Feng appears in Features section of issue XXXII (32) No.1 July 2016  pdf

A look at Professor Fujia Yang, his many accomplishments, and his philosophies.

1886 Riots in Seattle

by Daniel Demay appears in Features section of issue XXXI (31) No.4 April 2016  pdf

Anti-Chinese feelings on the U. S. west coast escalated.

Journey to Shangri-La

by Ruby Tsao appears in Features section of issue XXXI (31) No.4 April 2016  pdf

Ruby takes us on a very interesting journey through Yunnany, a Chinese province in the southwest.

Hidden truths behind America's engagement in Asia

by Walter Ko appears in Book Review section of issue XXXI (31) No.3 January 2016  pdf

Walter Ko reviews “The China Mirage, the hidden history of American Disaster in Asia”, by James Bradley.

August 1945

by George Koo appears in Commentary section of issue XXXI (31) No.2 October 2015  pdf

George comments on his closer inspection of Emperor Hirohito’s speech, closing Japanese involvement in the war.

The Willful Ignorance of Japan’s Past

by Brian N. Magelssen appears in Features section of issue XXXI (31) No.1 July 2015  pdf

Brian discusses the problems surrounding Japan’s treatment of its past actions.

Newcastle, Washington

by Mahlon Meyer appears in Features section of issue XXXI (31) No.1 July 2015  pdf

Historical perspective about the Pacific Northwest coal mines and the folks who worked them.

Capturing the Aspirations and Inner Conflicts of Chinese Veterans

by Foster Stockwell appears in Book Review section of issue XXXI (31) No.1 July 2015  pdf

Chinese veterans reminisce about war, aspirations, and the future.

Singapore’s History

by Staff appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.4 April 2015  pdf

A brief treatise on the history of Singapore, compiled by the staff at the Chinese American Forum.

A Short Memo on Singapore

by Roger Dong appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.4 April 2015  pdf

Roger Dong discusses his observations during his time as a diplomat.

Memorial of a Korean Patriot

by English News appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.4 April 2015  pdf

Remembering Ahn Jung-guen’s contribution.

Ahn Jung-geun

by B. C. Alpha appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.4 April 2015  pdf

Ahn Jung-guen’s efforts for peace in asia.

Japanese Colonialism In Korea

by Linda Karen Miller appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.4 April 2015  pdf

A report on the 1910-1945 Japanese occupation of Korea.

The Forgotten Chinese Army in WWI

by From: multimedia.scmp.com appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.4 April 2015  pdf

A look at Bi Cuide, a participant in WWI.

A Treasure Book of Angel Island Poetry

by Foster Stockwell appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.4 April 2015  pdf

Foster opens our eyes to the wonderful collection of poetry from Angel Island.

Standing with Historians on Disputed Japanese History

by Perspectives on History appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.4 April 2015  pdf

In a letter to the editors of Perspectives on History, issues are raised over Japan’s efforts to rewrite history.

U.S. author recounts ‘lecture’ he got about ‘comfort women’ from uninvited Japanese guests

by Debito Arudou appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.4 April 2015  pdf

Professor Ziegler, a history textbook co-author, recounts his experience with the Japanese applying pressure to adjust history.

National Memorial Day for the Nanjing Massacre Victims

by Staff appears in Editorial section of issue XXX (30) No.3 January 2015  pdf

A look at the Japanese administrations campaign to deny this chapter of disgrace for the Japanese military.

Memorial Service for Nanjing Massacre Victims

by Xinhua appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.3 January 2015  pdf

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s stance on Japans efforts to deny history.

World Order

by Wu Jianmin appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.3 January 2015  pdf

A historical look at China’s participation in world policy.

‘Unbroken’ Strikes a Nerve in Japan Over WWII Past

by Yuri Kageyama appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.3 January 2015  pdf

Angelina Jolie’s movie Unbroken is making waves due to its portrayal of the Japanese during WWII.

The Indo Project

by The Indo Project appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.3 January 2015  pdf

Open letter to Angelina Jolie about her movie project ‘Unbroken’, in which the portrayal of the Japanese military during WWII is generating waves in Japan.

Japan’s Fundamental Freedoms Imperiled

by The Asia-Pacific Journal appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.3 January 2015  pdf

Journalistic ethics called into question amid various pressures and cyber-bullying for Takashi Uemura and family.

Hong Kong – The History

by Wikipedia appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.2 October 2014  pdf

Historical and current notes about Hong Kong.

The Opium Wars

by Wikipedia appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.2 October 2014  pdf

Treatise on the Anglo-Chinese War, and the Second Opium War.

Chinese Americans and the Transcontinental Railroad

by Philip Chin appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.2 October 2014  pdf

A look at the Chinese Railway Strike, 1866-1867

A Willingness To Serve

by Walter Ko appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.2 October 2014  pdf

History on an American Navy Captain in the first Sino-Japanese war.

My Grandparents – Living Roots Sunk in Chinese Memory

by Emily Ge appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.2 October 2014  pdf

Culture shock, as old meets new.

Sleep Walking Toward WWIII?

by Richard L. King appears in Opinion section of issue XXX (30) No.2 October 2014  pdf

Discussion on how seemingly unrelated events launched WWI, WWII, and what may be in store for the future.

The Lee Family in America

by Foster Stockwell appears in Events section of issue XXX (30) No.2 October 2014  pdf

MOCA, the Museum of Chinese in America, is hosting an exhibit surrounding the distinguished Lee family.

Seeking Harmony Among Conflicts

by Staff appears in Editorial section of issue XXX (30) No.1 July 2014  pdf

The Chinese Concept of Yin-Yang

An Exceptional Diplomat

by Stanton Jue appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.1 July 2014  pdf

Anson Burlingame, was instrumental in bringing China into the light of the international arena.

Reflections: Why did the Massacre Happen?

by Ruby Tsao appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.1 July 2014  pdf

A look back through the view from the Memorial Hall.

See No Evil, Hear No Evil

by Ignatius Y. Ding appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.1 July 2014  pdf

War stories.

Labor Hall of Honor

by U.S. Department of Labor appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.1 July 2014  pdf

Approximately 12,000 Chinese immigrant laborers who worked on the Central Pacific Railroad will be inducted into Labor Hall of Honor.

Descendants Of Chinese Laborers Reclaim Railroad’s History

by Hansi Lo Wang appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.1 July 2014  pdf

Activities centered around historic railroad photographs.

U.S. inducts Chinese Railroad Workers in Labor Hall of Honor

by NW Asian Weekly appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.1 July 2014  pdf

Approximately 12,000 Chinese laborers were formally inducted into the Labor Hall of Honor on May 9, 2014.

The Garden of Surging Waves

by NW Asian Weekly appears in Features section of issue XXX (30) No.1 July 2014  pdf

Honoring the experiences of Chinese pioneers in the Lower Columbia Basin, Astoria opens a new garden.

Who was Ruby Kim Tape?

by Roger S. Dong appears in Features section of issue XXVIII (28) No.4 April 2013  pdf

A closer look at Chinese American Veteran Ruby Kim Tape.

The Chinese-American Composite Wing

by www.chineseoralhistory.org/topic-en.html appears in Features section of issue XXVIII (28) No.4 April 2013  pdf

Unfold the stories and details of the Chinese American Composite Wing, Allies in the Anti-Japanese war.

A Beautiful and Righteous Statement

by Congressman Michael M. Honda appears in Features section of issue XXVIII (28) No.4 April 2013  pdf

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks about WWII crimes.

The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 House of Representatives - Part 2

by Philip Chin appears in Features section of issue XXVIII (28) No.4 April 2013  pdf

Part 2 of a paper on the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882.

A Graphic History

by Foster Stockwell appears in Book Review section of issue XXVIII (28) No.4 April 2013  pdf

Presentation of history using a Graphic Novel approach.

The Only Chinese Soldier

by From the Meriden Record Journal 07/31/2006 appears in Features section of issue XXVIII (28) No.3 January 2013  pdf

A Dedication Ceremony for Corporal Joseph Pierce, Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Marker at the Walnut Grove Cemetery, Meriden, Connecticut, August 5, 2006.

The blood, sweat and tears history of Chinese in 19th Century America

by Walter Ko appears in Features section of issue XXVIII (28) No.3 January 2013  pdf

The 130th Commemoration of the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act.

Who were the Pershing Chinese?

by Chinese American Heroes appears in Features section of issue XXVIII (28) No.3 January 2013  pdf

They were Chinese immigrants living in Texas and in Mexico in the early 20th Century.

A Profile in Courage and Dedication

by Don To appears in Features section of issue XXVIII (28) No.3 January 2013  pdf

In 1988, after reading several books written by journalists and professors investigating the history of the Nanking Massacre, Tamaki Matsuoka? realized that there were drastically contradictory assertions about what actually happened in Nanking.

It really was a dark and stormy night

by Philip J. Cunningham appears in Features section of issue XXVIII (28) No.3 January 2013  pdf

Back in my hometown on Long Island over the weekend for a Lynbrook High School high school reunion, onward travel became impossible and I ended up getting a front-row seat as the Atlantic Ocean released a once-in-a-century fury.

In Search of His Father’s Footsteps

by Saiman Hui appears in Features section of issue XXVIII (28) No.2 October 2012  pdf

Bernard Chu’s search for his father Chiping Chu, opened up an incredible story.

A Japanese Historian’s View of the Diaoyutai Islands

by Kiyoshi Inoue appears in Features section of issue XXVIII (28) No.1 July 2012  pdf

Kiyoshi Inoue, Japanese historian, outlines his view on the Senkaku / Daioyutai territories.

The Buddhist Caves of Dunhuang

by Mimi Gates appears in Editorial section of issue XXVIII (28) No.1 July 2012  pdf

Rich cultural and historical treasures can be found in the Buddhist Caves of Dunhuang.

A ceremony to heal the spirits

by Jennifer K. Bauer appears in Features section of issue XXVIII (28) No.1 July 2012  pdf

Healing and the Chinese Massacre Memorial

A River of Reconciliation

by Dr. Jan Johnson appears in Features section of issue XXVIII (28) No.1 July 2012  pdf

A discussion about trauma and reconciliation.

A mother dies, a way of life recedes

by Peter Eng appears in Features section of issue XXVIII (28) No.1 July 2012  pdf

When his 89-year-old mother died, Peter Eng buried the last living link to his family’s Chinese culture, save for a shoebox of old photos and letters in a forgotten language.

Precious Materials

by Staff appears in Discovery section of issue XXVII (27) No.4 April 2012  pdf

Brief report on archeological finds in China

Life is a Journey…

by Darryl N. Johnson appears in Features section of issue XXVII (27) No.3 January 2012  pdf

How China has changed in the 20th century.

China Club of Seattle

by Staff appears in Features section of issue XXVII (27) No.3 January 2012  pdf

A quick look at the China Club of Seattle, it’s history and focus.

A Short History about Chinese American Military Veterans

by Philip Chin appears in Features section of issue XXVII (27) No.3 January 2012  pdf

Philip provides a look into the history of Chinese Americans in the military.

A Journey in History

by Ruby Tsao appears in Features section of issue XXVII (27) No.3 January 2012  pdf

Ruby’s exciting and inspiring trip through China’s history.

Recollections of Guling 2011

by Rodger Winn appears in Features section of issue XXVII (27) No.3 January 2012  pdf

The authors recollection of childhood life in Guling.

Honor Their Memory

by R. Gregory Nokes appears in Events section of issue XXVII (27) No.3 January 2012  pdf

In order to bring understangding to the 125th anniversary of the massacre at Hells Canyon, the author provides some history, and book recommendations.

The China Challenge

by Henry Kissinger appears in Features section of issue XXVII (27) No.2 October 2011  pdf

An adaptation from Dr. Henry Kissinger’s ‘On China’.

Chinese in the American Civil War

by Philip Chin appears in Features section of issue XXVII (27) No.2 October 2011  pdf

Little-publicized American Civil War heroes.

The Immigrant Experience

by Foster Stockwell appears in Book Review section of issue XXVII (27) No.2 October 2011  pdf

What you may not know, will shatter stereotypes of Chinese immigrants.

The Xinhai Revolution, the End of the Emperial China

by Staff appears in History section of issue XXVII (27) No.2 October 2011  pdf

A look at the Xinhai Revolution of 1911

A Huge Achievement – The Many Aspects of the Three Gorges Dam

by Jay Hsu appears in Commentary section of issue XXVII (27) No.1 July 2011  pdf

Comments and history related to the Three Gorges Dam project

FOR THE EQUALITY OF MEN – FOR THE EQUALITY OF NATIONS

by John Schrecker appears in Features section of issue XXVII (27) No.1 July 2011  pdf

Historical look at Anson Burlingame and his impact

CHINESE EXPERIENCE IN NORTH AMERICA

by Judy Lam Maxwell appears in Features section of issue XXVI (26) No.4 April 2011  pdf

A comparison of Chinese experiences in the various regions of North America.

Exclusion in Washington

by West Shore Magazine appears in Features section of issue XXVI (26) No.4 April 2011  pdf

Troubles for the Chinese in Washington during the 1800’s

The 1886 Chinese Expulsion is Remembered

by Nancy Bartley appears in Features section of issue XXVI (26) No.4 April 2011  pdf

Remembering the Seattle expulsion of the Chinese.

Gratitude and Reflection

by Amy Johnson appears in Features section of issue XXVI (26) No.4 April 2011  pdf

Excerpt from Amy Johnson’s speech during the Chinese Expulsion Remembrance.

James Dawson Talking About His Association with the Garden

by James Dawson appears in Features section of issue XXVI (26) No.4 April 2011  pdf

A conversation with James Dawson on the Seattle Chinese Garden.

Seeking Accurate Cultural Representation [Part 1]

by Minjie Chen appears in Features section of issue XXVI (26) No.3 January 2011  pdf

Part 1 of this 2010 Virginia Hamilton Essay award winning article that discusses representation in fiction and non-fiction.

Gong Lum v Rice 1927

by John Jung appears in Features section of issue XXVI (26) No.3 January 2011  pdf

The historic case of Gong Lum v Rice in 1927 surrounded availability of educational resources to his family.

A True Chinese-American Hero

by Roger S. Dong appears in Features section of issue XXVI (26) No.3 January 2011  pdf

The story of Major Kurt Chew-een Lee, a model of bravery and heroism.

Chinese American Heroes Celebrates Its Fifth Year

by Roger S. Dong appears in Events section of issue XXVI (26) No.2 October 2010  pdf

The fifth anniversary of the Chinese American Heroes organization.

a dream of the invisible pavilion

by David Gosset appears in Features section of issue XXVI (26) No.1 July 2010  pdf

A look at the Shanghai World Expo of 2010.

Hakka Land and RoundHouses

by George Koo appears in Features section of issue XXVI (26) No.1 July 2010  pdf

George takes us through a journey through the UNESCO World Heritage buildings, known as Hakka Roundhouses

Searching for Needles in Haystacks

by John Jung appears in Features section of issue XXVI (26) No.1 July 2010  pdf

A discussion on the challenges of searching for immigration records

Physics in China

by Charles Day appears in Features section of issue XXV (25) No.4 April 2010  pdf

A look at what makes China’s physics program different

Confucianism

by Sri Swami Sivananda appears in Features section of issue XXV (25) No.4 April 2010  pdf

Philosophical discussion of the directions of Confucianism

unsung hero Captain Moon Chin

by Phillip Chin appears in Features section of issue XXV (25) No.4 April 2010  pdf

Recounting the Captain’s interesting day

The Chefoo School at Lushan

by Ian Grant appears in Features section of issue XXV (25) No.3 January 2010  pdf

Profile and history of the school in Lushan.

A Century of Chinese Exclusion Abroad: Chapter One

by I-Yao Shen appears in Book section of issue XXV (25) No.3 January 2010  pdf

First chapter of A Century of Chinese Exclusion Abroad

Library of Congress Recognizes Asian Pacific American Heroes

by Library of Congress appears in Editorial section of issue XXV (25) No.3 January 2010  pdf

Description of the event held October 26th, 2010, honoring Asian Pacific American Heroes.

Echoes of the Chinese Exclusion Act in Immigration Debate

by Scott D. Seligman appears in Features section of issue XXIX (29) No.4 April 2014  pdf

The immigration debate’s unsettling precedent.

An Accidental Physicist

by Richard King appears in Features section of issue XXIX (29) No.4 April 2014  pdf

How I changed my career from Nuclear Physics to Wall Street

History is Our Teacher

by Major General Charles W. Sweeney appears in Features section of issue XXIX (29) No.2 October 2013  pdf

Senate hearing featuring Major General Charles W. Sweeney (atomic bomb missions), for the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Tanaka Memorial

by Staff appears in Features section of issue XXIX (29) No.2 October 2013  pdf

Report on the investigation of a Japanese document that may outline plans for Japan's domination of the world.

Ignored Tragedy

by Noam Scheindlin appears in Features section of issue XXIX (29) No.2 October 2013  pdf

The Nanjing Massacre: Poems, by Wing Tek Lum, is centered on the holocaust level event in China during World War II.

The Hankow Mission

by Richard Vernon Hill, Ret. appears in Features section of issue XXIX (29) No.1 July 2013  pdf

An episode of the Japanese Imperial Army in Hankow.

Childhood Memories of War

by Ruby Tsao appears in Features section of issue XXIX (29) No.1 July 2013  pdf

Ruby recalls her childhood and the Japanese invasion of China.

A Letter - To my nephews about the anniversary of the fall of Saigon

by Thanh Tan appears in Features section of issue XXIX (29) No.1 July 2013  pdf

Growing up in an immigrant family in South Vietnam.

The Chinese Exclusion Act: Ten Year Exclusion Act Debates and Passage - Part 3

by Philip Chin appears in Features section of issue XXIX (29) No.1 July 2013  pdf

Part 3 of the saga of the Chinese Exclusion Act.

The Night New York's Chinese Went Out For Jews

by Scott D. Seligman appears in Features section of issue XXIX (29) No.1 July 2013  pdf

An unlikely collaboration.

China’s Mt. Lushan

by Staff appears in Features section of issue XXIV (24) No.4 April 2009  pdf

A brief history of the Mt. Lushan region.

Artifact of Disposal

by Scott L. Fedick appears in Features section of issue XXIV (24) No.4 April 2009  pdf

A plea to Riverside, California to protect and preserve the historic Riverside Chinatown archeological site.

America Needs More Anson Burlingames

by Dr. George Koo appears in Features section of issue XXIV (24) No.4 April 2009  pdf

Burlingame, a US envoy to China that switched to representing China in the US.



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