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Chinatowns and Other Asian-American Enclaves

by David Johnson Guide to Asian-American Enclaves Introduction ChinatownsFilipinotownsNihonmachi (Japantowns)Little IndiasKoreatownsLittle SaigonsIn the mid-1800s, many Chinese were…

Chinatown <span class="date" >(1974)</span>

Director: Roman PolanskiCast: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway and John Huston An homage to the 1930s' grim gumshoe films, Chinatown elicited career-defining performances from Nicholson, Dunaway…

Monterey Park

(Encyclopedia) Monterey Park, city (1990 pop. 60,738), Los Angeles co., S Calif., a growing residential suburb of Los Angeles; inc. 1916. It is a wholesale, retail, and financial…

Nicholson, Jack

(Encyclopedia) Nicholson, Jack, 1937–, American film actor, b. Neptune, N.J. After appearing in a series of low-budget movies for some 10 years, he scored his first success with…

Lin Yutang

(Encyclopedia) Lin Yutang lĭn yü´täng´ [key], 1895–1976, Chinese-American writer, translator, and editor, b. Lunqi, Fujian, educated in China and at Harvard, Ph.D. Univ. of Leipzig,…