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
ISBN-10:
0807854484
ISBN-13:
9780807854488
Pub. Date:
05/19/2003
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press

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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

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ISBN-13: 9780807854488
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 05/19/2003
Edition description: 1
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 302,293
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.93(d)

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Erika Lee is associate professor of history at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.

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A compelling, readable narrative.—Law and History Review



At America's Gates is a tour de force in Chinese immigration history. . . . Lee's work is comprehensive in its historical and archival research and progressive in its transnational discourse, which explores both the local and global dimensions of Chinese immigration and exclusion that is embedded in the critical language of ethnic studies. . . . Her book is accessible to a wide readership and written with literary grace and passion.—Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography

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