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9 edition of Life in San Francisco"s Chinatown found in the catalog.

Life in San Francisco"s Chinatown

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Heinemann Library in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.),
  • San Francisco (Calif.),
  • California,
  • San Francisco
    • Subjects:
    • Chinese Americans -- California -- San Francisco -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Chinese Americans -- California -- San Francisco -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Chinese Americans -- California -- San Francisco -- History.,
    • Chinese Americans -- California -- San Francisco -- Social conditions.,
    • Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature.,
    • San Francisco (Calif.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • San Francisco (Calif.) -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.) -- History.,
    • Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Social conditions.,
    • San Francisco (Calif.) -- History.,
    • San Francisco (Calif.) -- Social life and customs.

    • About the Edition

      An overview of life for the Chinese immigrants living in San Francisco from 1840 through 1910, including their employment, family life, and everyday activities, as well as the prejudice they faced.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.

      StatementSally Senzell Isaacs.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesPicture the past
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF869.S39 C535 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3551684M
      ISBN 101588106926, 1403405247
      LC Control Number2002000791

        San Francisco’s mayoral election next month will be a litmus test for the way an atomized left is thinking as a collective. And the outcome will Author: Nathan Heller. Here are some snapshots from a dark chapter in American history. Throughout the 19th century, San Francisco's growing Chinese immigrant population had to .   W residents living within 20 square blocks, the cramped but cozy city is bustling with life. As the oldest Chinatown in the United States, its establishment in has been a highly influential point in the history of Chinese immigrants. San Francisco’s Chinatown was the only port city open to those from the southern Guandong province.


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In her book, "The White Devil's Daughters," Julia Flynn Siler chronicles the home and the people who passed through its halls.Last updated on February 22nd, at amSan Francisco has always been a fascinating place.

The charm is endless with its trolleys, steep hills, and verdant parks. Every year, more people move to this uniquely American town to join the growing community of technology leaders, emerging artists, and hardworking immigrant families.

One of the.Wow. So what you talk about actually lends some neat historical relevance to the movie "Big Trouble in Little China," a s B-movie I've always gotten a kick out film is a tongue-in-cheek action story set in San Francisco's Chinatown, and shows exactly the things you describe as common myth—seven-story-deep labyrinths, preposterous ancient Chinese magic, etc.

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