San Francisco Chinatown: A Guide to Its History and Architecture

Philip P. Choy


**A Los Angeles instances summer analyzing pick**

"A attractive new guidebook. . . historical past buffs might be surprised by way of the wealth of lore, legend and radiant fact."—San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chinatown is the 1st "insider's advisor" to at least one of America's such a lot celebrated ethnic enclaves through an writer born and raised there. either a background of America's oldest chinese language neighborhood and a consultant to its major websites and structure, San Francisco Chinatown strains the improvement of the local from the city's earliest days to its post-quake transformation into an "oriental" vacationer allure as a realistic technique of survival. Written through architect and chinese language American reports pioneer Philip P. Choy, and that includes photos and jogging excursions, the ebook information the triumphs and tragedies of the chinese language American event within the United States.

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