The Chinese exclusion act: What it can teach us about America

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This book explores two critical strands in American Studies: policy conversations on legal and illegal immigration and social and educational conversations on diversity and multiculturalism. As author Benjamin Railton shows, a fresh look at the Chinese Exclusion Act overturns much of the received wisdom on immigration and American identity.

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Railton, B. (2013). The Chinese exclusion act: What it can teach us about America. The Chinese Exclusion Act: What it can Teach us about America (pp. 1–74). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137339096

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