THE CHINESE AND THE IRON ROAD: BUILDING THE TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD (Hardcover)
Editor: Gordon H. Chang
Publisher: Stanford: April 2019
Format: Hardcover. 560 pages
This landmark collection of 20 scholars sheds light on the lives and experiences of the Chinese workers who made up 90% of the workforce that built the Central Pacific Railroad--but who have been little understood and largely invisible in traditional accounts of the building of the First Transcontinental Railroad.