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Author Brooks, Charlotte, 1971-
Title Alien neighbors, foreign friends : Asian Americans, housing, and the transformation of urban California / Charlotte Brooks
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2009
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  363.5 B7913 2009    AVAILABLE  -  30500101401951
 RCHSS Library  HD7288.76.U52 B76 2009    AVAILABLE    30560400620727
Descript xv, 329 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Series Historical studies of urban America
Historical studies of urban America
Note Chinatown, San Francisco: the first segregated neighborhood in America -- Los Angeles: America's "white spot" -- The New Deal's third track: Asian American citizenship and public housing in depression-era Los Angeles -- "Housing seems to be the problem": Asian Americans and New Deal housing programs in San Francisco -- The subdivision and the war: from Jefferson park to internment -- "Glorified and mounted on a pedestal": San Francisco Chinatown at war -- Becoming equally unequal: the fight for property and housing rights in postwar California -- "The orientals whose friendship is so important": Asian Americans and the values of property in Cold War California
Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-310) and index
Subject Discrimination in housing -- California -- History -- 20th century
Asian Americans -- Housing -- California -- History -- 20th century
Metropolitan areas -- California -- History -- 20th century
Asian Americans -- California -- Public opinion -- History -- 20th century
Political culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century
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