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New York before Chinatown

Orientalism and the Shaping of American Culture, 1776-1882

by John Kuo Wei Tchen

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1500 to c 1800,
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • Public opinion & polls,
  • Social groups & communities,
  • Social history,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Sociology,
  • History,
  • History: American,
  • China,
  • USA,
  • Minority Studies - Ethnic American,
  • United States - General,
  • History / United States / General,
  • New York City

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7870787M
    ISBN 100801867940
    ISBN 109780801867941
    OCLC/WorldCa53893744


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