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Angel Island : immigrant gateway to America

Author: Erika Lee; Judy Yung
Publisher: Oxford [u.a.] : Oxford Univ. Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. issued as an Oxford Univ. Press paperbackView all editions and formats

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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erika Lee; Judy Yung
ISBN: 9780199896158 0199896151
OCLC Number: 915673137
Description: XXV, 394 S. : Ill., Kt.
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 et Judy Yung.
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This is a masterpiece and a worthy contribution to a better understanding of the role Angel Island played in American history. Peter Kwong, Hunter College, The American Historical Review The authors Read more...

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