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Power of Ethnic Places

Author: Jan Lin
Publisher: 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English

Discusses the growing visibility of ethnic heritage places in US society. This book examines various case studies of Chinese, Latino and African American communities in the US, disagreeing with any  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Power of Ethnic Places
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Lin
OCLC Number: 943035970
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Table of ContentsList of FiguresAcknowledgementsChapter 1 Doing Ethnic History from Coast to Coast Chapter 2 Ethnic Communities and Cultural Heritage Chapter 3 Ethnicity in America from World's Fair to World City Chapter 4 Ethnic Places, Postmodernism and Urban Change in Houston Chapter 5 Heritage, Art and Community Development in Miami's Overtownand Little Havana Chapter 6 Removal and Renewal of Los Angeles Chinatown from the FrontierPueblo to the Global CityChapter 7 Preservation and Cultural Heritage in New York's Chinatown andLower East Side and Impact of the 9/11 Disaster Chapter 8 The Death and Life of Urban Ethnic Places Bibliography Endnotes 334


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"Lin's timely and innovative book on the politics of urban ethnic places in contemporary America provides a much needed comparative examination into the intersection of race, political economy, and Read more...

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