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Not Imprisonment in a Legal Sense

Kelly Lytle Hernández

in City of Inmates: Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles, 1771-1965

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631189
eISBN:
9781469631202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631189.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The third chapter is a western tale of national and global import. That tale, which sutures the split between the history of incarceration within the United States and the history of deportation from ... More


Is It Then a Crime to Be a Chinaman? (1893)

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/9789888139897.003.0021
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

A new bill was needed for Congress to repeal the Geary Act, therefore Wong sent a letter to the North China Herald in the name of the Chinese Equal Rights League. He wished to draw on the influence ... 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


Eye of the Storm: The Laboring of Exclusion, 1882–1904

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/9781469629438.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter traces the growing consensus on hardening the restriction of Chinese labor immigrants, moving towards exclusion for merchants and other classes of Chinese. Such efforts took place amid ... More


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