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Between Mao and McCarthy: Chinese American Politics in the Cold War Years

Charlotte Brooks


This book compares the political activism of Chinese Americans in New York City and San Francisco, California, between the Great Depression and the advent of the Asian American movement of the late 1960s. It examines Chinese American participation in the Democratic Party, the Republican Party, the Kuomintang, the Chinese Third Force, the Communist Party, and other organizations against the backdrop of America’s relationship with the Republic of China on Taiwan and the People’s Republic of China. The book argues that the US-Taiwan alliance and the dominant anti-communism of American domestic po ... More

Keywords: Chinese Americans, Chinatown, anti-communism, Sino-American relations, San Francisco, California, New York City

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780226193564
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2015 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226193731.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Charlotte Brooks, author
Baruch College, City University, New York