Sweet Cakes, Long Journey: The Chinatowns of Portland, Oregon.

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Sweet Cakes, Long Journey: The Chinatowns of Portland, Oregon by Marie Rose Tong University of Washington Press, 2004 Moderator: Donald Chan Session 1B Friday, 8:30-9:45 Garden B

SYNOPSIS: Sweet Cakes, Long Journey chronicles the social and urban history of Portland, Oregon's first Chinese community. At its height in 1908, Portland had a Chinese vegetable gardening community and an urban Chinatown that partially occupied as many as 70 city blocks, making it the largest Chinatown in terms of geographic coverage.

AUTHOR: Marie Rose Wong is an Associate Professor and Director of the Bachelor of Public Affairs Program at Seattle University. She teaches courses in Urban...

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