American democracy and Asiatic citizenship

Paperback | February 6, 2012

bySidney Lewis Gulick

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII SITUATION ON THE PACIFIC COAST In order to appreciate the real Japanese situation on the Pacific coast the reader should not only know the facts in regard to the number of arrivals, departures, literacy, sex proportions, marital conditions, and similar matters as given in the preceding chapter, but also their financial status, their proportions to other peoples, and particularly the readiness and success with which they adapt themselves to American life. An entire volume might well be given to a presentation of these facts. We begin this study with a comparative table that throws much light on many questions concerning the economic situation. JAPANESE FARMERS IN CALIFORNIA1 Population Population in cities Population on farms Farmers Landowners Tenant fanners Total acreage of farms Average acres for one farmer. Value of properties of farmers. Average value per fanner Aggregated farm products.... Average for one fanner $1,614,694,584 $18,308 $355,710,389 $3,806 $15,053,000 $2,008 $33,079,160 $4,414 0.93 11.0 9.0 110.0 1 Taken from the report of the Dendo Dan, 1916. Particular attention is drawn to the following facts disclosed in the foregoing table. While the Japanese in California constitute 2.7 per cent of the total population, a clear majority lives and works in the country. Of landowners Japanese constitute only 1.6 per cent, while of tenant farmers they constitute 35.2 per cent. The average value of the property owned by one farmer in California is $18,308, while that of the Japanese farmer is only $2,008. On the other hand, while the value of the average production of one farmer is $3,806, that of the Japanese farmer is $4,414. It may be worth noting in this connection that besides Japanese and Americans engaged in farming there are repre...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII SITUATION ON THE PACIFIC COAST In order to appreciate the real Japanese situation on the Pacific coast the reader ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217167780

ISBN - 13:9780217167789

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