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The Power of Urban Ethnic Places : Cultural Heritage and Community Life.

Author: Jan Lin
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2011.
Series: Metropolis and modern life.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Power of Ethnic Places discusses the growing visibility of ethnic heritage places in U.S. society. The book examines a spectrum of case studies of Chinese, Latino and African American communities in the U.S., disagreeing with any perceptions that the rise of ethnic enclaves and heritage places are harbingers of separatism or balkanization. Instead, the text argues that by better understanding the power and  Read more...
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Lin, Jan.
Power of Urban Ethnic Places : Cultural Heritage and Community Life.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Lin
ISBN: 9780203843017 0203843010 1282930249 9781282930247
OCLC Number: 880887045
Description: 1 online resource (312 pages).
Contents: BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; ILLUSTRATIONS; SERIES FOREWORD; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; 1 DOING ETHNIC HISTORY FROM COAST TO COAST; 2 ETHNIC COMMUNITIES AND CULTURAL HERITAGE; 3 ETHNICITY IN AMERICA FROM WORLD'S FAIR TO WORLD CITY; 4 ETHNIC PLACES, POSTMODERNISM, AND URBAN CHANGE IN HOUSTON; 5 HERITAGE, ART, AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IN MIAMI'S OVERTOWN AND LITTLE HAVANA; 6 REMOVAL AND RENEWAL OF LOS ANGELES CHINATOWN FROM THE FRONTIER PUEBLO TO THE GLOBAL CITY. 7 PRESERVATION AND CULTURAL HERITAGE IN NEW YORK'S CHINATOWN AND LOWER EAST SIDE AND THE IMPACT OF THE 9/11 DISASTER8 THE DEATH AND LIFE OF URBAN ETHNIC PLACES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX.
Series Title: Metropolis and modern life.

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The Power of Ethnic Places discusses the growing visibility of ethnic heritage places in U.S. society. The book examines a spectrum of case studies of Chinese, Latino and African American communities in the U.S., disagreeing with any perceptions that the rise of ethnic enclaves and heritage places are harbingers of separatism or balkanization. Instead, the text argues that by better understanding the power and dynamics of ethnic enclaves and heritage places in our society, we as a society will be better prepared to harness the economic and cultural changes related to globalization rather than.

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