Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The First Chinese AmericanThe Remarkable Life of Wong Chin Foo$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Scott D. Seligman

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9789888139897

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888139897.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM HONG KONG SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.hongkong.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Hong Kong University Press, 2017. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in HKSO for personal use (for details see http://www.hongkong.universitypressscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 22 November 2017

I’ll Cut Your Head Off If You Write Such Things (1888–91)

I’ll Cut Your Head Off If You Write Such Things (1888–91)

Chapter:
(p.176) (p.177) 18 I’ll Cut Your Head Off If You Write Such Things (1888–91)
Source:
The First Chinese American
Author(s):

Scott D. Seligman

Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888139897.003.0018

As the Chinese in America were increasingly associated with undesirable criminal activities such as drug smuggling, Wong became determined to rid Chinatown of vice. Interfering with the lucrative business enterprises of the Chinese underworld, Wong eventually placed himself in a dangerous situation, and a monetary reward was offered for his murder. Wong, who opposed human slavery and prostitution as well, later acted at his own peril to rescue a 17-year-old Chinese girl who had been sold into slavery.

Keywords:   Drug smuggling, Criminal activities, Slavery, Prostitution, Chinese underworld, Murder, America, China, Chinese American, Wong Chin Foo

Hong Kong Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .