The Chinese Exclusion Act Of 1882 (Landmarks Of The American Mosaic)
The Chinese Exclusion Act Of 1882 (Landmarks Of The American Mosaic)
The Chinese Exclusion Act Of 1882 (Landmarks Of The American Mosaic)
Greenwood

The Chinese Exclusion Act Of 1882 (Landmarks Of The American Mosaic)

  • Publish Date: 2011-02-02
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: John Soennichsen

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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


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