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The Resource Closing the gate : race, politics, and the Chinese Exclusion Act, Andrew Gyory

Closing the gate : race, politics, and the Chinese Exclusion Act, Andrew Gyory

Label
Closing the gate : race, politics, and the Chinese Exclusion Act
Title
Closing the gate
Title remainder
race, politics, and the Chinese Exclusion Act
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Gyory
Title variation
Race, politics, and the Chinese Exclusion Act
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, which barred practically allChinese from American shores for ten years, was the first federallaw that banned a group of immigrants solely on the basis of raceor nationality. By changing America's traditional policy of openimmigration, this landmark legislation set a precedent for futurerestrictions against Asian immigrants in the early 1900s andagainst Europeans in the 1920s. Tracing the origins of the Chinese Exclusion Act, AndrewGyory presents a bold new interpretation of American politicsduring Reconstruction and the
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gyory, Andrew
Dewey number
325.73/089/951
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
E184.C5
LC item number
G9 1998eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chinese Americans
  • Chinese Americans
  • Chinese Americans
  • United States
  • California
  • Labor policy
  • Labor policy
  • United States
  • California
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Chinese Americans
  • Chinese Americans
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Labor policy
  • Race relations
  • California
  • United States
  • Migratiebeleid
  • Chinezen
  • Rassendiscriminatie
Label
Closing the gate : race, politics, and the Chinese Exclusion Act, Andrew Gyory
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-338) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • All Sorts of Tricks: Defining Importation, 1871-1875
  • 5.
  • To Overcome the Apathy of National Legislators: The Presidential Campaign of 1876
  • 6.
  • Reign of Terror to Come: Uprising and Red Scare, 1877-1878
  • 7.
  • Unduly Inflated Sack of Very Bad Gas: Denis Kearney Comes East, 1878
  • 8.
  • Rolling in the Dirt: The Fifteen Passenger Bill of 1879
  • 9.
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Earthquake of Excitement: California and the Exodus East, 1879-1880
  • 10.
  • No Material Difference: The Presidential Campaign of 1880
  • 11.
  • Gate Must Be Closed: The Angell Treaty and the Race to Exclude, 1881-1882
  • 12.
  • Mere Question of Expediency: The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882
  • App.: Text of the Chinese Exclusion Act
  • 1.
  • Very Recklessness of Statesmanship: Explanations for Chinese Exclusion, 1870s-1990s
  • 2.
  • To Fetch Men Wholesale: Framing the Chinese Issue Nationally in the 1860s and the First Chinese Scare in 1869
  • 3.
  • Yan-ki vs. Yan-kee: Americans React to Chinese Laborers in 1870
  • 4.
Control code
45843980
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 354 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807866757
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)45843980
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
Closing the gate : race, politics, and the Chinese Exclusion Act, Andrew Gyory
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-338) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • All Sorts of Tricks: Defining Importation, 1871-1875
  • 5.
  • To Overcome the Apathy of National Legislators: The Presidential Campaign of 1876
  • 6.
  • Reign of Terror to Come: Uprising and Red Scare, 1877-1878
  • 7.
  • Unduly Inflated Sack of Very Bad Gas: Denis Kearney Comes East, 1878
  • 8.
  • Rolling in the Dirt: The Fifteen Passenger Bill of 1879
  • 9.
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Earthquake of Excitement: California and the Exodus East, 1879-1880
  • 10.
  • No Material Difference: The Presidential Campaign of 1880
  • 11.
  • Gate Must Be Closed: The Angell Treaty and the Race to Exclude, 1881-1882
  • 12.
  • Mere Question of Expediency: The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882
  • App.: Text of the Chinese Exclusion Act
  • 1.
  • Very Recklessness of Statesmanship: Explanations for Chinese Exclusion, 1870s-1990s
  • 2.
  • To Fetch Men Wholesale: Framing the Chinese Issue Nationally in the 1860s and the First Chinese Scare in 1869
  • 3.
  • Yan-ki vs. Yan-kee: Americans React to Chinese Laborers in 1870
  • 4.
Control code
45843980
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 354 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807866757
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)45843980
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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