Closing the Gate: Race, Politics, and the Chinese Exclusion ACT
by Andrew Gyory
Analyzes the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 from a national perspective. By playing the race card, national politicians--not California, not organized labor, and not a general racist atmosphere--were responsible for this law.
Paperback, 368 pages
Published November 23rd 1998 by University of North Carolina Press
(first published November 1998)
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