Making an American Festival: Chinese New Year in San Francisco's Chinatown

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This provocative history of the largest annual Chinese celebration in the United States--the Chinese New Year parade and beauty pageant in San Francisco--opens a new window onto the evolution of one Chinese American community over the second half of the twentieth century. In a vividly detailed account that incorporates many different voices and perspectives, Chiou-ling Yeh explores the origins of these public events and charts how, from their beginning in 1953, they developed as a result of Chinese business community ties ...

Making an American Festival: Chinese New Year in San Francisco's Chinatown 2008, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520253513

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Making an American Festival: Chinese New Year in San Francisco's Chinatown 2008, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520253506

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