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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

Label
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
Title variation
American Chinatown
Title variation remainder
a peoples history of five neighborhoods
Creator
Subject
Genre
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
Award
Asian Pacific American Award for Literature: Adult Nonfiction, 2010.
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333113
Cataloging source
DLC
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Tsui, Bonnie
Dewey number
973/.04951
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E184.C5
LC item number
T834 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
973.04951 T882a
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True
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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
  • Chinatowns
  • Chinese Americans
  • Chinese Americans
  • City and town life
  • California
  • California
  • Hawaii
  • New York (State)
  • United States
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a people's history of five neighborhoods
Label
American Chinatown : a people's history of five neighborhoods, Bonnie Tsui
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn291908083
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
viii, 262 pages
Isbn
9781416557234
Lccn
2008055095
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40017084250
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)291908083
Label
American Chinatown : a people's history of five neighborhoods, Bonnie Tsui
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn291908083
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
viii, 262 pages
Isbn
9781416557234
Lccn
2008055095
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40017084250
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)291908083

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