Sweet cakes, long journey : the Chinatowns of Portland, Oregon (Book, 2004) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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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.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Around the turn of the twentieth century, and for decades thereafter, Oregon had the second largest Chinese population in the United States. In terms of geographical coverage, Portland's two Chinatowns (one an urban area of brick commercial structures, one a vegetable-gardening community of shanty dwellings) were the largest in all of North America." "Marie Rose Wong chronicles the history of Portland's Chinatowns  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marie Rose Wong
ISBN: 0295983833 9780295983837
OCLC Number: 53183356
Description: xx, 337 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: The nineteenth-century American city --
The Chinese presence in Oregon --
Enforcement of Chinese exclusion in Oregon --
Peopling the Chinese community of Oregon --
This place called Chinatown --
Ghettos, enclaves, and non-claves.
Series Title: Scott and Laurie Oki series in Asian American studies.
Responsibility: Marie Rose Wong.

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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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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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Portland Oregons's Chinatowns

by jmcgough (WorldCat user published 2011-07-13) Excellent Permalink

Contents: Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Nineteenth-Century American City; 2. The Chinese Presence in Oregon; 3. Enforcement of the Chinese Exclusion in Oregon; 4. Peopling the Chinese Community of Oregon; 5. This Place Called Chinatown; Epilogue: Ghettos, Enclaves, and Non-Claves;...
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