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Yellowface : creating the Chinese in American popular music and performance, 1850s-1920s / Krystyn R. Moon.

Moon, Krystyn R., 1974-
Date
2006, ©2005
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Publication/Creation

New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2006, ©2005.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Funding information

This volume is made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Reproduction note

Transcribed from: Yellowface : creating the Chinese in American popular music and performance, 1850s-1920s / Krystyn R. Moon. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2005. xi, 220 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 0813535069 0813535077

Notes

Description based on t.p. screen of 2006-07-06.
"This electronic book contains the following additional features not available in the print version: Twenty additional images and 9 music clips"--Copyright and Permissions.

Contents

Imagining China: early nineteenth-century writings and musical productions -- Towards exclusion: American popular songs on Chinese immigration, 1850-1882 -- Chinese and Chinese immigrant performers on the American stage, 1830s-1920s -- The sounds of Chinese otherness and American popular music, 1880s-1920s -- From aversion to fascination: new lyrics and voices, 1880s-1920s -- The rise of Chinese and Chinese American vaudevillians, 1900s-1920s.

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