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Genthe S Photographs of San Francisco S Old Chinatown

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Rare photographs of Chinatown at the turn of the 20th century offer priceless glimpses of the rich street life of the district before it was leveled by the great earthquake and fire of 1906. Contains 130 of Genthe's finest Chinatown photos, many painstakingly reproduced from original glass negatives or lantern slides, and complemented with Tchen's text outlining the turbulent history of Chinese-Americans in California.

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130 rare photos offer fascinating visual record of Chinatown, offering priceless glimpses of the rich street life before the great earthquake and fire of 1906. Informative text traces turbulent history of Chinese-Americans in California.

Synopsis:

130 rare photos offer fascinating visual record of Chinatown before the great 1906 earthquake. Informative text traces history of Chinese in California.

Synopsis:

130 rare photos offer fascinating visual record of Chinatown before the great 1906 earthquake. Informative text traces history of Chinese in California.

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ISBN:
9780486245928
Author:
Genthe, Arnold
Author:
Tchen, John Kuo Wei
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Subject:
Photography, Artistic
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions
Subject:
San francisco
Subject:
Travel - U.S./West
Subject:
Chinatown
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Travel - U.S./West
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - General
Subject:
Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.)
Subject:
Americana-Western States
Subject:
PHOTOGRAPHY / General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19841031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
11 x 8.38 in 0.97 lb

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130 rare photos offer fascinating visual record of Chinatown, offering priceless glimpses of the rich street life before the great earthquake and fire of 1906. Informative text traces turbulent history of Chinese-Americans in California.
"Synopsis" by ,
130 rare photos offer fascinating visual record of Chinatown before the great 1906 earthquake. Informative text traces history of Chinese in California.

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130 rare photos offer fascinating visual record of Chinatown before the great 1906 earthquake. Informative text traces history of Chinese in California.
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