The Chinese and the Economic Development of Northern Baja California, 1889-1929

@article{Duncan1994TheCA,
  title={The Chinese and the Economic Development of Northern Baja California, 1889-1929},
  author={Robert H. Duncan},
  journal={Americas},
  year={1994},
  volume={74},
  pages={615-647}
}
L ITIT L E more than a century ago, Chinese immigrants began arriving in the Mexican district of Baja California Norte. The district, though poorly developed and scarcely populated, offered many opportunities to the new settlers. Increasing demands for goods and services allowed the Chinese to take part in a wide array of activities. They entered the agricultural and business sectors, not only as laborers but as entrepreneurs. Despite the limitations of a sometimes hostile socioeconomic and… 
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