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At America's gates : Chinese immigration during the exclusion era, 1882-1943

Author: Erika Lee
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Devoted to both Chinese immigrants and the American immigration officials who sought to keep them out following the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, this text explores the consequences for the Chinese  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Lee, Erika.
At America's gates.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)607000464
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erika Lee
ISBN: 0807827754 9780807827758 0807854484 9780807854488
OCLC Number: 50560437
Description: 331 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
PART I: CLOSING THE GATES: The Chinese are coming: how can we stop them? : Chinese exclusion and the origins of American gatekeeping --
The keepers of the gate: U.S. immigration officials and Chinese exclusion --
PART II: AT AMERICA'S GATES: Exclusion Acts: Race, class, gender, and citizenship in the enforcement of the exclusion laws --
One hundred kinds of oppressive laws: the Chinese response to American exclusion --
PART III: CRACKS IN THE GATE: Enforcing the borders: Chinese exclusion along the U.S.-Canadian and U.S.-Mexican borders --
The crooked path: Chinese illegal immigration and its consequences --
PART IV: THE CONSEQUENCES AND LEGACIES OF EXCLUSION: In the shadow of exclusion: The impact of exclusion on the Chinese in America --
EPILOGUE: Echoes of exclusion in the late Twentieth Century --
AFTERWORD: Following September 11, 2001.
Responsibility: Erika Lee.
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Chinese exclusion and its consequences

by jmcgough (WorldCat user published 2011-07-13) Excellent Permalink

This is "the first book devoted entirely to both Chinese immigrants and the American immigration officials who sought to keep them out. Erika Lee explores how Chinese exclusion laws not only transformed Chinese American lives, immigration patterns, identities, and families but also recast the United...
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