Alien nation : Chinese migration in the Americas from the coolie era through World War II /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Young, Elliott, 1967- (Author)
Corporate Author: ebrary, Inc
Format: eBook
Published: Chapel Hill [North Carolina] : The University of North Carolina Press, [2014]
Series:David J. Weber series in the new borderlands history.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Note on language and terminology
  • Introduction: Aliens and the nation
  • Part 1. Coolies and contracts, 1847-1874
  • Contested sovereignties : coolies on the high seas
  • Contracting freedom
  • Part 2. Clandestine crossings and the production of illegal aliens, 1882-1900
  • The rights of man and of the citizen, 1882-1900
  • The immigration bureaucracy and the production of illegal aliens
  • Clandestine crossings to the United States
  • Part 3. Competing revolutionary nationalisms, 1900-1940
  • Revolutionary nationalism and xenophobia
  • Chinese diasporic networks
  • Epilogue.