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Unformatted text preview: California society was highly fluid and complex at the moment of arrival of the first Chinese in, say, beginning of 1849. Identify some of the major contenders for influence described by Kevin Starr (name at least 5 types of people). R. Takaki, Chs 1,2: The sojourner was a stereotype used to distinguish Chinese and other Asians later from the good European immigrants. What was the reality according to historians?...
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