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The Chinese workers who built an American railway and their history detailed in new book

Author Gordon Chang gives a comprehensive account of the 20,000 Chinese who worked on the Central Pacific transcontinental line in the late 1860s.

11 Jun 2019 - 6:11AM

Author Gordon Chang gives a comprehensive account of the 20,000 Chinese who worked on the Central Pacific transcontinental line in the late 1860s.

The Chinese workers who built an American railway and their history detailed in new book
History’s deadliest single animal? Story of the killer Indian tiger and the man who hunted it down detailed in new book

The Champawat tiger was thought to have killed and eaten about 440 people over a span of about a decade in colonial India. A new book details its trail of destruction, the hunter who killed it, and the people it preyed on.

6 Mar 2019 - 8:32PM

The Champawat tiger was thought to have killed and eaten about 440 people over a span of about a decade in colonial India. A new book details its trail of destruction, the hunter who killed it, and the people it preyed on.

History’s deadliest single animal? Story of the killer Indian tiger and the man who hunted it down detailed in new book
Walk on the riled side
18 Feb 2002 - 12:00AM
Walk on the riled side