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From Emancipation to Exclusion: Racial Analogy in Afro-Asian Periodical Print Culture

Edlie L. Wong

in Racial Reconstruction: Black Inclusion, Chinese Exclusion, and the Fictions of Citizenship

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479868001
eISBN:
9781479899043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479868001.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 2 broadens our understanding of Reconstruction to encompass the West and its “Chinese Question.” It builds upon the analytics for articulating racial difference—differential thinking—honed in ... More


Practicing Immigration Law in Filene's Basement

Richard L. Abel

in Lawyers in the Dock: Learning from Attorney Disciplinary Procedings

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374230
eISBN:
9780199871803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374230.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Immigration clients are unusually vulnerable: often illegally in the country, unfamiliar with the culture and language, facing deportation. Because they are poor, sweated labor, they cannot afford ... More


The “Immigration Racket” Investigation and the Rise of a New Politics

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/9780226193731.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter Five discusses the 1956 Justice Department crackdown on immigration fraud and its aftermath in Chinese American New York and San Francisco. In New York, the investigations paralyzed the ... 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


The Diplomatic Origins of Immigration Law

Adam B. Cox and Cristina M. Rodríguez

in The President and Immigration Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190694364
eISBN:
9780197520680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694364.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter explores the origins of immigration law in the United States. Until the late nineteenth century Congress created few rules to govern immigration, beyond setting a uniform rule for ... More


“Superseding the Six Companies”: The Qing Legation, 1878–1890

Yucheng Qin

in The Diplomacy of Nationalism: The Six Companies and China’s Policy toward Exclusion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832742
eISBN:
9780824871376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832742.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the Chinese Six Companies’ cooperation with the nascent Qing legation as the latter pursued its objectives in the United States during the period 1878–1890. In order to ... More


Recentering the Chinese Family in Early Chinese American History

Wendy Rouse Jorae

in The Children of Chinatown: Growing Up Chinese American in San Francisco, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833131
eISBN:
9781469605371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898581_jorae.6
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter argues that, as white Americans increasingly agitated against Chinese immigration in the 1870s and 1880s, Chinese families found themselves the object of greater scrutiny. They became ... More


Trying on The Yellow Jacket at the Limits of Our Town: The Routines of Race and Nation

Ju Yon Kim

in The Racial Mundane: Asian American Performance and the Embodied Everyday

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479897896
eISBN:
9781479837519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897896.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the routines of race and nation by reading The Yellow Jacket, by J. Harry Benrimo and George C. Hazelton Jr., and Our Town, by Thornton Wilder. It considers how the two plays ... More


Toward a New Chinese Self-image: The Beginning of Modern Chinese Nationalism in California, 1860s

Yucheng Qin

in The Diplomacy of Nationalism: The Six Companies and China’s Policy toward Exclusion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832742
eISBN:
9780824871376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832742.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the emergence of modern Chinese nationalism in California during the 1860s. It begins with a discussion of Chinese immigration in the 1860s and the factors that influenced ... 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


Setting the Tone and Format: The Six Companies as Spokesman, 1870–1878

Yucheng Qin

in The Diplomacy of Nationalism: The Six Companies and China’s Policy toward Exclusion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832742
eISBN:
9780824871376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832742.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the role of the Chinese Six Companies as spokesman for all the Chinese in the United States during the period 1870–1878. As a federation of huiguan, the Six Companies had an ... More


Patty Chang and the transnational cinematic subject of Chineseness

Jane Chin Davidson

in Staging Art and Chineseness: The Politics of Trans/Nationalism and Global Expositions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526139788
eISBN:
9781526150516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526139795.00008
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter 2 investigates the specific medium of performance video by looking closely at three projects by the artist Patty Chang – Die Ware Liebe (2012), Minor (2010), and Shangri La (2006). Through ... More


Different Paths: The Development of Immigration Policy in Antebellum Coastal States

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/9780190619213.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the growth of state-level immigration control in New York and Massachusetts between 1849 and 1854. New York expanded its immigration policy by enlarging the category of people ... More


The Chinese

Victor Yee and Kwong-Yen Lum

in People and Cultures of Hawai'i: The Evolution of Culture and Ethnicity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835804
eISBN:
9780824868529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835804.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter focuses on the Chinese immigration to Hawaiʻi. Its history is unique in the history of Chinese moving to the West, inasmuch as those who came to Hawaiʻi were not immigrating to the ... 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


Foreign Policy

Gordon B. McKinney

in Henry W. Blair's Campaign to Reform America: From the Civil War to the U.S. Senate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140872
eISBN:
9780813141367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140872.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Blair sought to assist an American businessman exploit guano deposits in Peru and accepted company stock from the man despite a clear conflict of interest. Blair accepted an appointment as United ... More


Immigrant Communities

Anne Fountain

in José Martí, the United States, and Race

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049748
eISBN:
9780813050447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049748.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes Martí’s writing about the waves of immigration that were reaching the United States at the end of the nineteenth century. His chronicles reported on Irish, German, Italian, ... More


Introduction

Rong MA

in Population and Society in Contemporary Tibet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622092020
eISBN:
9789882207288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622092020.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In the Western imagination, Tibet is often conceived as a symbol of heaven on Earth; it is generally perceived as a land of compassion, peace, and harmony. However, this is not the only image of ... More


Founding of the Ming Dynasty and the Rise of the Ryukyu Kingdom

Mamoru Akamine

Robert Huey (ed.)

in The Ryukyu Kingdom: Cornerstone of East Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824855178
eISBN:
9780824872953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855178.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

With the establishment of the Ming Dynasty, Emperor Hongwu announced a ban on sea travel to try and control wakō pirates. He established a tribute system whereby countries that accepted the Chinese ... More


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