Friday, March 29, 2013

Pancho Villa's Massacre of the Chinese of Torreón

From Joshua Snyder:
A detail of history I learned from Kim Young-ha's excellent novel Black Flower, the story of the one thousand Koreans duped into indentured servitude in the Yucatán in the frst years of the last century. More on "the worst act of violence committed against any Chinese diasporic community of the Americas during the twentieth century" — Book Details 1911 Massacre of Chinese Immigrants in Torreon, Mexico. (Read entire post.)

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