Closing the Gate: Race, Politics, and the Chinese Exclusion Act

Univ of North Carolina Press
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The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, which barred practically all Chinese from American shores for ten years, was the first federal law that banned a group of immigrants solely on the basis of race or nationality. By changing America's traditional policy of
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About the author

Andrew Gyory holds a Ph.D. in American history from the University of Massachusetts. He lives in Maplewood, New Jersey.
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Publisher
Univ of North Carolina Press
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Published on
1998
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Pages
354
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ISBN
9780807847398
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Language
English
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Genres
History / United States / 19th Century
Political Science / General
Social Science / Emigration & Immigration
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / General
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