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Paper families : identity, immigration administration, and Chinese exclusion

Author: Estelle T Lau
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2006.
Series: Politics, history, and culture.
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The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 marked the beginning of restrictive US immigration policy and made the Chinese the first immigrant group officially excluded from the United States. This book shows  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lau, Estelle T.
Paper families.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)653403536
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Estelle T Lau
ISBN: 9780822337355 0822337355 9780822337478 0822337479
OCLC Number: 70054143
Description: x, 214 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : identity and exclusion --
Legislating exclusion --
Challenges to exclusion --
Entry despite exclusion --
Guardians of the gate --
Legacies.
Series Title: Politics, history, and culture.
Responsibility: Estelle T. Lau.
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"Original, detailed, and methodologically rigorous, Paper Families shows not only how the Chinese Exclusion Act shaped the identities of Chinese immigrant communities and individuals but also how the Read more...

 
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The Chinese Exclusion Act and its legacy

by jmcgough (WorldCat user published 2011-06-15) Excellent Permalink

A history of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 which made the Chinese the first immigrant group officially excluded  from the United States. Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction: Identity and Exclusion; 1. Legislating Exclusion; 2. Challenges to Exclusion; 3. Entry Despite Exclusion; 4. Guardians...
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