The Resource Closing the gate : race, politics, and the Chinese Exclusion Act, Andrew Gyory, (electronic resource)

Closing the gate : race, politics, and the Chinese Exclusion Act, Andrew Gyory, (electronic resource)

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
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • 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
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gyory, Andrew
Dewey number
342.73082
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
E184.C5
LC item number
G9 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chinese Americans
  • Chinese Americans
  • Chinese Americans
  • Labor policy
  • Labor policy
  • United States
  • California
  • United States
  • California
Label
Closing the gate : race, politics, and the Chinese Exclusion Act, Andrew Gyory, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-338) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Cover Page; Closing the Gate; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter One The Very Recklessness of Statesmanship; Chapter Two To Fetch Men Wholesale; Chapter Three Yan-ki vs. Yan-kee; Chapter Four All Sorts of Tricks; Chapter Five To Overcome the Apathy of National Legislators; Chapter Six The Reign of Terror to Come; Chapter Seven An Unduly Inflated Sack of Very Bad Gas; Chapter Eight Rolling in the Dirt; Chapter Nine An Earthquake of Excitement; Chapter Ten No Material Difference; Chapter Eleven The Gate Must Be Closed
  • Chapter Twelve A Mere Question of ExpediencyAppendix. The Chinese Exclusion Act; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (735 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807866757
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111004368568028
  • (EBL)880176
  • (SSID)ssj0000123869
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11143786
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000123869
  • (PQKBWorkID)10011128
  • (PQKB)11759211
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC880176
  • (EXLCZ)99111004368568028
Label
Closing the gate : race, politics, and the Chinese Exclusion Act, Andrew Gyory, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-338) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Cover Page; Closing the Gate; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter One The Very Recklessness of Statesmanship; Chapter Two To Fetch Men Wholesale; Chapter Three Yan-ki vs. Yan-kee; Chapter Four All Sorts of Tricks; Chapter Five To Overcome the Apathy of National Legislators; Chapter Six The Reign of Terror to Come; Chapter Seven An Unduly Inflated Sack of Very Bad Gas; Chapter Eight Rolling in the Dirt; Chapter Nine An Earthquake of Excitement; Chapter Ten No Material Difference; Chapter Eleven The Gate Must Be Closed
  • Chapter Twelve A Mere Question of ExpediencyAppendix. The Chinese Exclusion Act; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (735 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807866757
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111004368568028
  • (EBL)880176
  • (SSID)ssj0000123869
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11143786
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000123869
  • (PQKBWorkID)10011128
  • (PQKB)11759211
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC880176
  • (EXLCZ)99111004368568028

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