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Alien Neighbors, Foreign Friends Asian Americans, Housing, and the Transformation of Urban California

ISBN-10: 0226075974

ISBN-13: 9780226075976

Edition: 2009

Authors: Charlotte Brooks, C. Brooks

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Book details

List price: $52.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 5/1/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Charlotte Brooks is associate professor of history at Baruch College, City University of New York. She is the author of Alien Neighbors, Foreign Friends: Asian Americans, Housing, and the Transformation of Urban California also published by the University of Chicago Press.

Charles E. Brooks is Associate Professor of History at Texas A&M University.

Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
Alien Neighbors
Chinatown, San Francisco: The First Segregated Neighborhood in America
Los Angeles: America's "White Spot"
The New Deal's Third Track: Asian American Citizenship and Public Housing in Depression-Era Los Angeles
"Housing Seems to Be the Problem": Asian Americans and New Deal Housing Programs in San Francisco
The Subdivision and the War: From Jefferson Park to Internment
Foreign Friends
"Glorified and Mounted on a Pedestal": San Francisco Chinatown at War
Becoming Equally Unequal: The Fight for Property and Housing Rights in Postwar California
"The Orientals Whose Friendship Is So Important": Asian Americans and the Values of Property in Cold War California
Epilogue
Notes
Index