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American Chinatown

A People's History of Five Neighborhoods

American Chinatown( )
Author: Tsui, Bonnie
ISBN:978-1-4165-5723-4
Publication Date:Aug 2009
Publisher:Free Press
Imprint:Free Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

CHINATOWN, U.S.A.:a state of mind, a world within a world, a neighborhood that exists in more cities than you might imagine. Every day, Americans find "something different" in Chinatown's narrow lanes and overflowing markets, tasting exotic delicacies from a world apart or bartering for a trinket on the street -- all without ever leaving the country. It's a place that's foreign yet familiar, by now quite well known on the Western cultural radar, but splitting the difference still gives...
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Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / Urban
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
History / United States / State & Local / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:0.943 Pounds



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