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San Francisco Chinatown Revealed: Tourists Deprived of Raw Culture

“There are more things in San Francisco’s Chinatown than are dreamed of in Heaven and earth…In reality there are three parts of Chinatown — the part the guides show you, the parts the guides don’t show you, and the part that no one ever hears of” (Rast, 29) Normally when tourists come to San Francisco, […]

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CHINATOWN, NYC: An Ethnic Enclave Forged by Collectivism

For my final project I decided to explore the history behind New York City’s Chinatown, and explore the factors that contributed to its creation and inclusion in one of the worlds most culturally diverse cities. I had found that religious sites had served an integral role in supporting the immigrant community, and drew parallels between […]

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