JTAS congratulates Shelley Fisher Fishkin and Gordon H. Chang as co-directors of the Chinese Railroad Workers Project at Stanford and editors of the new publication, The Chinese and the Iron Road: Building the Transcontinental Railroad (Stanford University Press, out in April 2019).
" This landmark volume shines new light on the Chinese railroad workers and their place in cultural memory. The Chinese and the Iron Road illuminates
more fully than ever before the interconnected economies of China
and the US, how immigration across the Pacific changed both nations,
the dynamics of the racism the workers encountered, the conditions under
which they labored, and their role in shaping both the history of the
railroad and the development of the American
JTAS is proud to mention that in addition to Shelley Fisher Fishkin and Gordon H. Chang, several other JTAS editors are appearing in this volume: Hsinya Huang, Pin-chia Feng, and Greg Robinson.
Contributors: Evelyn Hu-DeHart, Zhang
Guoxiong, with Roland Hsu, Yuan
Ding, with Roland Hsu, Yuan
Ding, with Roland Hsu, Barbara L. Voss, Kelly J. Dixon, with contributions by Gary Weisz, Christopher Merritt, Robert Weaver, and James Bard, J.
Ryan Kennedy, Sarah Heffner, Virginia Popper, Ryan P. Harrod, and John J. Crandall, Kathryn
Gin Lum, Hsinya
Huang, Denise Khor, Greg
Robinson, William Gow, Yuan Shu, Pin-chia Feng, Shelley Fisher Fishkin, Zhongping
Fawn Chung, Beth
Lew-Williams, and Gordon H. Chang
Abstracts and Table of Contents here