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Angel Island : immigrant gateway to America

Author: Erika Lee; Judy Yung
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2012, ©2010.
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From 1910 to 1940, the Angel Island immigration station in San Francisco served as the processing and detention center for over one million people from around the world. The full history of these  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lee, Erika.
Angel Island.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2012, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erika Lee; Judy Yung
ISBN: 0199750556 9780199750559
OCLC Number: 872689160
Description: 1 online resource ([xxvii], 394 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Foreword ; Preface ; Introduction ; Chapter One: Guarding the Golden Gate: The Life and Business of the Immigration Station ; Chapter Two: "One Hundred Kinds of Oppressive Laws": Chinese Immigrants in the Shadow of Exclusion ; Chapter Four: "Obstacles This Way, Blockades That Way": South Asian Immigrants, U.S. Exclusion, and the Gadar Movement ; Chapter Five: "A People without a Country": Korean Refugee Students and Picture Brides ; Chapter Six: In Search of Refuge, Freedom, and Opportunity: Russians, Jews, and Mennonites in the Promised Land ; Chapter Seven: El Norte: Mexican Immigrants on Angel Island ; Chapter Eight: From "U.S. Nationals" to "Aliens": Filipino Migration and Repatriation through Angel Island ; Chapter 9: Saving Angel Island ; Epilogue: The Legacy of Angel Island ; Appendix A ; Appendix B ; Appendix C ; Notes/ Bibliography ; Notes/ Bibliography
Responsibility: Erika Lee & Judy Yung.

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The authors of this book show a strong commitment to the topic, which is stimulated by their own, often painful, family histories ... The immigrants are at the core of this book * Hans Krabbendam, Read more...

 
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