- By Jan Lin

Reconstructing Chinatown

  • Title: Reconstructing Chinatown
  • Author: Jan Lin
  • ISBN: 9780816687886
  • Page: 246
  • Format: Unknown Binding
  • Reconstructing Chinatown In the American popular imagination Chinatown is a mysterious and dangerous place clannish and dilapidated filled with sweatshops vice and organized crime In this well written and engaging volume

    In the American popular imagination, Chinatown is a mysterious and dangerous place, clannish and dilapidated, filled with sweatshops, vice, and organized crime In this well written and engaging volume, Jan Lin presents a real world picture of New York CityOCOs Chinatown, countering this OC orientalistOCO view by looking at the human dimensions and the larger forces of gloIn the American popular imagination, Chinatown is a mysterious and dangerous place, clannish and dilapidated, filled with sweatshops, vice, and organized crime In this well written and engaging volume, Jan Lin presents a real world picture of New York CityOCOs Chinatown, countering this OC orientalistOCO view by looking at the human dimensions and the larger forces of globalization that make this vital neighborhood both unique and broadly instructive.

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