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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 segre

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Hardcover, 352 pages
Published May 1st 2009 by University Of Chicago Press (first published 2009)
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