Gold Mountain, Big City: Ken Cathcart's 1947 Illustrated Map of San Francisco's Chinatown

Jim Schein

The unique character of San Francisco's Chinatown is revealed in a historical map and fascinating photographs This colorful and celebratory time capsule of San Francisco's Chinatown--the largest Chinese community outside of Asia--shares the stories of the unique businesses, culture, and people encountered by map illustrator Ken Cathcart between 1939 and 1955.

READ FULL DESCRIPTION

Bulk non-returnable discounts

Quantity Price Discount
List Price $40.00  
1 - 24 $32.00 20%
25 - 99 $28.00 30%
100 - 499 $26.00 35%
500 + $25.20 37%

Quick Quote

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit

$40.00


Book Information

Publisher: Cameron Books.
Publish Date: 03/24/2020
Pages: 144
ISBN-13: 9781944903893
ISBN-10: 1944903895
Language: English

Full Description

The unique character of San Francisco's Chinatown is revealed in a historical map and fascinating photographs

This colorful and celebratory time capsule of San Francisco's Chinatown--the largest Chinese community outside of Asia--shares the stories of the unique businesses, culture, and people encountered by map illustrator Ken Cathcart between 1939 and 1955. Each section of this stylized map, supplemented by Cathcart's never-before-seen black-and-white photographs, is explained in meticulous detail, revealing glimpses of the immigration story universal to America and exploring the struggles, triumphs, and enduring legacy of this vibrant community.

We have updated our privacy policy. Click here to read our full policy.