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At America"s gates

Chinese immigration during the exclusion era, 1882-1943

by Erika Lee

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Chinese Americans -- Social conditions -- 19th century,
    • Chinese Americans -- Social conditions -- 20th century,
    • Chinese Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- History,
    • Immigrants -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Immigrants -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History,
    • China -- Emigration and immigration -- History,
    • United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy,
    • United States -- Race relations

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-310) and index.

      StatementErika Lee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.C5 L523 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination331 p. :
      Number of Pages331
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3556277M
      ISBN 100807827754, 0807854484
      LC Control Number2002013375

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