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Author Tsu, Cecilia M., author

Title Garden of the world : Asian immigrants and the making of agriculture in California's Santa Clara Valley / Cecilia M. Tsu
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2013
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Summary Nearly a century before it became known as Silicon Valley, the Santa Clara Valley was world-renowned for something else: the succulent fruits and vegetables grown in its fertile soil. Virtually all farms were owned by whites, but the soil was largely worked by Asian immigrants. In this book, Cecilia Tsu tells the overlooked and intertwined histories of the land of the Santa Clara Valley and the Asian immigrants who cultivated it
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on July 24, 2013)
Subject Asian Americans -- California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County) -- History.
Agriculture -- California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County) -- History.
Fruit trade -- California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County) -- History.
Fruit growers -- California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County) -- History.
Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County, Calif.) -- Ethnic relations.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199344987 (ebook)