Sweet Cakes, Long Journey: The Chinatowns of Portland, Oregon Paperback – May 1 2004
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An engaging read..Wong's detailed account of Portland is invaluable for the comparative insights it offers into the better known Chinatowns of California and New York.(American Historical Review)
Engagingly written and richly informative, [this] is a welcome and important addition to Chinese American history.(Western Historical Quarterly)
A very impressive book. It makes an important and original contribution to our understanding of Asian American history, urban history, and the specific history of Portland, Oregon. Thanks to the diligence and skill of Marie Rose Wong, the Chinatowns of Portland may finally receive the serious attention of historians that they have long deserved.(Oregon Historical Quarterly)
The history of Portland’s Chinatowns from their early beginnings in the 1850s until the repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Act in the 1940s.See all Product Description
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