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Chinatown Unbound: Trans-Asian Urbanism in the Age of China

Reviews Chinatown in Australia’s Asian century and morphology, key features of the area’s urban government, and Asian spatial templates of Sydney’s Chinatown. Looks at Chinatown’s cultural diversity, business, and employment. Explains the rise of a trans-Asian urban youth culture and the public art forms of the Chinese Garden of Friendship and a number of more recent work. Includes Chinatown’s future and the prefiguration of an Australian Trans-Asian metropolis.