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The Genevieve Ching-Wen Lee '96 Memorial Lecture

Jean Pfaelzer
Professor of American Studies and East Asian Studies
University of Delaware

Professor Pfaelzer discussed her prize-winning book: Driven Out: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans on March 17, 2009.

Between 1848 and 1906, thousands of Chinese immigrants were purged from California and the Pacific Northwest, and they faught back. Professor Pfaelzer draws on newspaper accounts, diaries, legal pleadings, and photographs to retell this story.