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Picturing Chinatown [electronic resource] : art and orientalism in San Francisco / Anthony W. Lee.

By: Lee, Anthony W, 1960-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2001Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 347 p., [8] p. of plates) : ill. (some col.).ISBN: 9780520925861 (electronic bk.); 0520925866 (electronic bk.); 0585467447 (electronic bk.); 9780585467443 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.) -- In art | Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works | Painting, American -- California -- San Francisco | Photography -- California -- San Francisco | ART -- Subjects & Themes -- General | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Picturing Chinatown.DDC classification: 704.9/4997461 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: Throughout European history, Jews have been associated with commerce and the money trade, rendered both visible and vulnerable, like Shylock, by their economic distinctiveness. This is the story of Jewish perceptions of this economic difference and its effect on modern Jewish identity.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-336) and index.

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Throughout European history, Jews have been associated with commerce and the money trade, rendered both visible and vulnerable, like Shylock, by their economic distinctiveness. This is the story of Jewish perceptions of this economic difference and its effect on modern Jewish identity.

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