New York Before Chinatown

New York Before Chinatown

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qThis fascinating book by Professor Tchen is required reading for anyone interested in the history of New York City.q -- Dolores Hayden, author of The Power of Place... under one-fifth were cartmen and laborers, the people who transported those commodities through city streets or supplied manual labor. ... mantua makers, or milliners.38 Mercantile dominance of land use pushed many artisan-owner households out of the shoreline wards and ... Such speculation increased property values by over 700 percent between 1795 and 1815, squeezing out the citya#39;s artisans, anbsp;...


Title:New York Before Chinatown
Author: John Kuo Wei Tchen
Publisher:JHU Press - 2001-08-22
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