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

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Between the early 1900s and the late 1950s, the attitudes of white Californians toward their Asian American neighbors evolved from outright hostility to relative acceptance. Charlotte Brooks examines this transformation through the lens of California's urban housing markets, arguing that the perceived foreignness of Asian Americans, which initially stranded them in segregated areas, eventually facilitated their integration into neighborhoods that rejected other minorities. Against the backdrop of Cold War efforts to win ...

Alien Neighbors, Foreign Friends: Asian Americans, Housing, and the Transformation of Urban California 2012, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226004181

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Alien Neighbors, Foreign Friends: Asian Americans, Housing, and the Transformation of Urban California 2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226075976

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