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There is already a large literature on anti-Chinese violence in North America during the 19th and early 20th centuries: an important recent example is Jean Pfaelzer's Driven Out: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans (2007).

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Glossary of Mining Terms - rocksandminerals.com

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Rhondda - Wikipedia

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