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American Chinatown

A People's History of Five Neighborhoods

American Chinatown( )
Author: Tsui, Bonnie
ISBN:978-1-4165-5724-1
Publication Date:Jun 2010
Publisher:Free Press
Imprint:Free Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.99
Book Description:

The mystery of Chinatown as foreign yet familiar has been long established in the American imagination. Visitors come to expect this, looking for "something different" in its narrow lanes and fish markets. They can taste a world apart, listen to a foreign language, and try to barter for a trinket on the street--without ever leaving the country. And then they go home, sometimes just a few streets away, and get on with the everyday. What is truly under the radar is what they don't see: a...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
Social Science / Sociology / Urban
History / United States / State & Local / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.438 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:0.59 Pounds



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