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Historical Archaeologies of Overseas Chinese Laborers on the First Transcontinental Railroad

Molenda, John Paul

This dissertation relies on anthropological, historical, and archaeological research in order to describe the historical archaeologies associated with Chinese immigrants to the United States who worked on the first transcontinental railroad in the mid-nineteenth century. The region of focus in the High Sierras region to the west of Truckee, California, in and around the Tahoe National Forest


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Crossland, Zoe
Ph.D., Columbia University
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February 7, 2019