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Title Chinatowns in a transnational world [electronic resource] : myths and realities of an urban phenomenon / edited by Vanessa Künnemann and Ruth Mayer.

Imprint New York : Routledge, 2011.


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Edition 1st ed.
Description viii, 244 p. : ill., ports.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: a "bit of orient set down in the heart of a western metropolis" : the Chinatown in the United States and Europe / Ruth Mayer -- New York after Chinatown: Canal Street and the "new world order" / John Kuo Wei Tchen -- "Chinese quarters" : maritime labor, Chinese migration, and local imagination in Rotterdam and Hamburg, 1900-1950 / Lars Amenda -- Cosmopolitan lifestyles and "yellow quarters" : traces of Chinese life in Germany, 1921-1941 / Dagmar Yu-Dembski -- Rehabilitating chinatown at mid-century : Chinese Americans, race, and us cultural diplomacy / Mary Lui -- "Curious kisses" : the Chinatown fantasies of Thomas Burke / Anne Witchard -- "The greatest novelty of the age" : Fu-Manchu, Chinatown, and the global city / Ruth Mayer -- The Donaldina Cameron myth and the rescue of America, 1910-2002 / Kirsten Twelbeck -- "Showing what it is to be Chinese" : China/town authenticity and hybridity in Pearl S. Buck's kinfolk / Vanessa Künnemann -- "Food town" : Chinatown and the American journey of Chinese food / Yong Chen -- London's Chinatown and the changing shape of Chinese diaspora / Rosemary Sales with Panos Hatziprokopiou, Alessio D'Angelo and Xia Lin -- Chinatowns in transition : between ethnic enclave and global emblem / Flemming Christiansen.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Ethnic neighborhoods.
National characteristics, Chinese.
Culture and globalization.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Künnemann, Vanessa.
Mayer, Ruth, 1965-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780415890397 (hbk)
0203814738 (master e-book)
9780203814734 (e-book)

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