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

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

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At America's gates : Chinese immigration during the exclusion era, 1882-1943
Title
At America's gates
Title remainder
Chinese immigration during the exclusion era, 1882-1943
Statement of responsibility
Erika Lee
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
With the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, Chinese laborers became the first group in American history to be excluded from the United States on the basis of their race and class. This landmark law changed the course of U.S. immigration history, but we know little about its consequences for the Chinese in America or for the United States as a nation of immigrants. At America's Gates 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 Chines
Action
digitized
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Lee, Erika
Dewey number
325/.2351073
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chinese Americans
  • Chinese Americans
  • Chinese Americans
  • Immigrants
  • Immigrants
  • United States
  • China
  • United States
  • United States
Label
At America's gates : Chinese immigration during the exclusion era, 1882-1943, Erika Lee
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-310) and index
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ocm54358030
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (331 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807863138
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)54358030
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
At America's gates : Chinese immigration during the exclusion era, 1882-1943, Erika Lee
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-310) and index
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ocm54358030
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (331 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807863138
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)54358030
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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