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America's First Culinary Revolution, or How a Girl from Gopher Prairie Came to Dine on Eggs Fooyung

Susan B. Carter

in Economic Evolution and Revolution in Historical Time

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771856
eISBN:
9780804777629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771856.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter, which discusses the employment opportunities of Chinese Americans through a history of the spread of Chinese restaurants in America, examines the impacts of the Chinese Exclusion Act of ... More


War, Revolution, and Political Realignment

Charlotte Brooks

in Between Mao and McCarthy: Chinese American Politics in the Cold War Years

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226193564
eISBN:
9780226193731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226193731.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter Two explores the political ferment in Chinese American communities during and immediately after World War Two. Chinese politics remained a major obsession, and the Chinese civil war split the ... More


Changing Chinese Settlement

Wei Li

in Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830656
eISBN:
9780824869939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the transformation of Chinese settlement in U.S. urban areas from traditional ghettos and ethnic enclaves to sites for international investment and urban renewal efforts, with ... More


Toward a Historical Archaeology of the Chinese in Montana and a Transnational Lens

Christopher Merritt

in Chinese Diaspora Archaeology in North America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066356
eISBN:
9780813065403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066356.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chinese immigrants started arriving in Montana in 1862 to participate in the region’s growing economic growth from gold mining. Over the next 80 years, the Chinese population contributed to the ... More


The Chinese Equal Rights League (1892)

Scott D. Seligman

in The First Chinese American: The Remarkable Life of Wong Chin Foo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139897
eISBN:
9789888180745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139897.003.0020
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

As the Chinese Exclusion Act was about to expire, Geary, a Congressman, wished to renew the basic act by imposing extra restrictions on Chinese emigration and new burdens on America’s Chinese. This ... More


“Hunting for Chinamen”

Julian Lim

in Porous Borders: Multiracial Migrations and the Law in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635491
eISBN:
9781469635507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635491.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Through a close, on-the-ground reading of U.S. immigration records and newspaper accounts, this chapter shows how Chinese immigrants repeatedly improvised new cross-racial strategies to gain entry ... More


Introduction: Nations, Borders, and History

in Making the Chinese Mexican: Global Migration, Localism, and Exclusion in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778145
eISBN:
9780804783712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778145.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose: to tell the stories of Chinese immigration through the U.S.–Mexico borderlands. Following the passage in 1882 of the Chinese Exclusion Act, ... More


Evening the Odds through Chinese Exclusion

Tara Fickle

in The Race Card: From Gaming Technologies to Model Minorities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479868551
eISBN:
9781479805686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479868551.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter uncovers the influential role of gambling in the passage of late nineteenth-century immigration laws barring Asian laborers. Although historians have long treated Asian American gambling ... More


Forged in Revolution

Julian Lim

in Porous Borders: Multiracial Migrations and the Law in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635491
eISBN:
9781469635507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635491.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter analyzes the multiracial intersections of the Mexican Revolution, using the case of Pershing’s Expedition into Mexico in 1916 1917 to explore the escalating importance that both states ... More


Suspicious People and Untrustworthy Documents

Craig Robertson

in The Passport in America: The History of a Document

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199927579
eISBN:
9780190254568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199927579.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines why the passport was not considered necessary when border security was defined through a racialized understanding of what made the nation productive and healthy, and when the ... More


First Downpour: Chinese Immigrants and Gilded Age Politics, 1876–1882

Lon Kurashige

in Two Faces of Exclusion: The Untold History of Anti-Asian Racism in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629438
eISBN:
9781469629452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629438.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the first policy to restrict Chinese immigration to the United States by tracing its background in broad political transformations during the Gilded Age, including the end of ... More


Fifty Cents a Pound (1887)

Scott D. Seligman

in The First Chinese American: The Remarkable Life of Wong Chin Foo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139897
eISBN:
9789888180745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139897.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Denis Kearney intended to persuade the Canadian government to put a halt to Chinese immigration, and his opinions set him on a collision course with Wong. After the railroad was finished in 1885, ... More


The Moment of Transition: State Officials, the Federal Government, and the Formation of American Immigration Policy

Hidetaka Hirota

in Expelling the Poor: Atlantic Seaboard States and the Nineteenth-Century Origins of American Immigration Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190619213
eISBN:
9780190619244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619213.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter traces how state immigration laws developed into national policy. When the Supreme Court declared states’ exclusion policies unconstitutional in 1876, New York and Massachusetts ... More


Virtue and Identity

Christopher A. Ford

in China Looks at the West: Identity, Global Ambitions, and the Future of Sino-American Relations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813165400
eISBN:
9780813165424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165400.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter looks at how the United States was viewed by Chinese elites from the beginning of close European contact during the Qing dynasty up through the early 1900s. It provides a brief ... More


The Ladies Intervene:: Repurposed and Purpose-Built in Temescal

Marta Gutman

in A City for Children: Women, Architecture, and the Charitable Landscapes of Oakland, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226311289
eISBN:
9780226156156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226156156.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

As the transcontinental railroad transformed Oakland, white Protestant women seceded from the Oakland Benevolent Society to incorporate the single-sex charity, the Ladies’ Relief Society of Oakland, ... More


Epilogue

Nancy E. Davis

in The Chinese Lady: Afong Moy in Early America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190645236
eISBN:
9780190937270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645236.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

The author uses the theory of parsimony to explain Afong Moy’s final years. The epilogue relays the changes occurring in the later nineteenth-century marketing, public perception, and use of ... More


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