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Sweet cakes, long journey : the Chinatowns of Portland, Oregon

Author: Marie Rose Wong
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2004.
Series: Scott and Laurie Oki series in Asian American studies.
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Oregon had the second largest Chinese population in the United States. In terms of geographical coverage, Portland's two Chinatowns were the largest in all of North America. This title chronicles the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Wong, Marie Rose, 1954-
Sweet cakes, long journey.
Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003065752
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marie Rose Wong
ISBN: 9780295801988 0295801980
OCLC Number: 742514421
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 337 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Nineteenth-Century American City; 2. The Chinese Presence in Oregon; 3. Enforcement of Chinese Exclusion in Oregon; 4. Peopling the Chinese Community of Oregon; 5. This Place Called Chinatown; Epilogue: Ghettos, Enclaves, and Non-Claves; Appendix: Occupations of Portland's Chinese, 1860-1910; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Series Title: Scott and Laurie Oki series in Asian American studies.
Responsibility: Marie Rose Wong.
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An engaging read..Wong's detailed account of Portland is invaluable for the comparative insights it offers into the better known Chinatowns of California and New York. American Historical Review Read more...

 
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