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The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 - Landmarks of the American Mosaic (Hardback)
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The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 - Landmarks of the American Mosaic (Hardback)

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Hardback 179 Pages / Published: 02/02/2011
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This in-depth examination of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 provides a chronological review of the events, ordinances, and pervasive attitudes that preceded, coincided with, and followed its enactment.


* Provides excerpts from nearly two dozen original documents, including legislation, letters, essays, and other materials related to the sanctioning of discrimination against the Chinese in the United States

* Presents a chronology of significant actions and events that preceded and facilitated passage of the Exclusion Act, as well as occurrences after its passage and leading to its repeal

* Includes a bibliography of over 60 significant sources that reflect attitudes, news reports, and legislation from the time of the Exclusion Act and contemporary viewpoints on the historical event

* Contains a helpful glossary of terms commonly employed in a discussion of the Chinese-American experience and passage of the Exclusion Act

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313379468
Number of pages: 179
Weight: 459 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 12 mm

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