At America's Gates: Chinese Immigration during the Exclusion Era, 1882-1943 / Edition 1

At America's Gates: Chinese Immigration during the Exclusion Era, 1882-1943 / Edition 1

by Erika Lee
     
 

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At America's Gates: Chinese Immigration during the Exclusion Era, 1882-1943

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ISBN-13:
9780807827758
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
05/19/2003
Edition description:
1
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Pt. IClosing the Gates19
Ch. 1The Chinese Are Coming. How Can We Stop Them? Chinese Exclusion and the Origins of American Gatekeeping23
Ch. 2The Keepers of the Gate: U.S. Immigration Officials and Chinese Exclusion47
Pt. IIAt America's Gates75
Ch. 3Exclusion Acts: Race, Class, Gender, and Citizenship in the Enforcement of the Exclusion Laws77
Ch. 4One Hundred Kinds of Oppressive Laws: The Chinese Response to American Exclusion111
Pt. IIICracks in the Gate147
Ch. 5Enforcing the Borders: Chinese Exclusion along the U.S.-Canadian and U.S.-Mexican Borders151
Ch. 6The Crooked Path: Chinese Illegal Immigration and Its Consequences189
Pt. IVThe Consequences and Legacies of Exclusion221
Ch. 7In the Shadow of Exclusion: The Impact of Exclusion on the Chinese in America223
Epilogue: Echoes of Exclusion in the Late Twentieth Century245
Afterword: Following September 11, 2001253
Notes257
Bibliography295
Acknowledgments311
Index315

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