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The Resource American Chinatown : a people's history of five neighborhoods, Bonnie Tsui

American Chinatown : a people's history of five neighborhoods, Bonnie Tsui

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American Chinatown : a people's history of five neighborhoods
Title
American Chinatown
Title remainder
a people's history of five neighborhoods
Statement of responsibility
Bonnie Tsui
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Tsui offers a unique full-access pass to America's most famous Chinatowns--New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Honolulu, and Las Vegas--revealing a captivating world-within-a-world. b&w photos throughout
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Tsui, Bonnie
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Chinatowns
  • Chinese Americans
  • Chinese Americans
  • City and town life
  • Chinatown (New York, N.Y.)
  • Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.)
  • Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Chinatown (Honolulu, Hawaii)
  • Chinatown Plaza (Las Vegas, Nev.)
  • United States
Label
American Chinatown : a people's history of five neighborhoods, Bonnie Tsui
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in hardcover 2009. Reprinted in paperback 2011 with a question and answer conversation with the author
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 250-262) and index
Contents
Personal geography -- The Oldest: San Francisco. American pagodas: behind the tourist architecture -- Alleyway kids: how youth is reinvigorating the neighborhood -- Chain migration: family ties pull a new generation through Chinatown Gate, but not without difficulty -- The Biggest: New York. City within a city: the industry of Chinatown changes New York -- The new Chinese school: learning to read, write, and live a heritage -- Fortune cookies: what the path of the folded wafers tells us about the movement of communities -- The Hollywood Icon: Los Angeles. Chinatownland: the longtime partnership between Hollywood and Chinatown -- Hometown Chinatown: in an increasingly disparate community, it is where the kids hang out -- Preacher man, teacher man: neighborhood anchors for the new arrival -- The Crossroads: Honolulu. Kapakahi Chinatown: where "all mixed up" is the enduring story -- Neighborhood crossings: how a local boy became an accidental chef -- History lessons: Chinatown's disenchanted generation, on preserving the past and shaping the future -- The Newest: Las Vegas. Chinatown, next exit: the man who invented a new breed of Chinatown -- Miss Chinatown, U.S.A. : beauty queens and lion dancers in the desert -- The new tenants: the new immigrant generation on the Strip -- Moving pictures -- A conversation with author Bonnie Tsui
Control code
ocn517275749
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press trade pbk. ed.
Extent
viii, 272, [7] p.
Isbn
9781416557241
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)517275749
Label
American Chinatown : a people's history of five neighborhoods, Bonnie Tsui
Publication
Note
Originally published in hardcover 2009. Reprinted in paperback 2011 with a question and answer conversation with the author
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 250-262) and index
Contents
Personal geography -- The Oldest: San Francisco. American pagodas: behind the tourist architecture -- Alleyway kids: how youth is reinvigorating the neighborhood -- Chain migration: family ties pull a new generation through Chinatown Gate, but not without difficulty -- The Biggest: New York. City within a city: the industry of Chinatown changes New York -- The new Chinese school: learning to read, write, and live a heritage -- Fortune cookies: what the path of the folded wafers tells us about the movement of communities -- The Hollywood Icon: Los Angeles. Chinatownland: the longtime partnership between Hollywood and Chinatown -- Hometown Chinatown: in an increasingly disparate community, it is where the kids hang out -- Preacher man, teacher man: neighborhood anchors for the new arrival -- The Crossroads: Honolulu. Kapakahi Chinatown: where "all mixed up" is the enduring story -- Neighborhood crossings: how a local boy became an accidental chef -- History lessons: Chinatown's disenchanted generation, on preserving the past and shaping the future -- The Newest: Las Vegas. Chinatown, next exit: the man who invented a new breed of Chinatown -- Miss Chinatown, U.S.A. : beauty queens and lion dancers in the desert -- The new tenants: the new immigrant generation on the Strip -- Moving pictures -- A conversation with author Bonnie Tsui
Control code
ocn517275749
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press trade pbk. ed.
Extent
viii, 272, [7] p.
Isbn
9781416557241
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)517275749

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