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by George Peffer

Free eBook If They Don't Bring Their Women Here: Chinese Female Immigration before Exclusion (Asian American Experience) download ISBN: 0252024699
Author: George Peffer
Publisher: University of Illinois Press (July 16, 1999)
Language: English
Pages: 184
Category: Historical
Subcategory: Americas
Size MP3: 1214 mb
Size FLAC: 1836 mb
Rating: 4.4
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Choice "The immigration of Chinese women before 1882. Peffer's illuminating, well-designed, and compellingly written work.

Choice "The immigration of Chinese women before 1882. A fine piece that adds to the mosaic of historical studies of Chinese immigration. - Mao-xin Liang, Journal of American History "Well written and clearly organized

Seven years before the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, the Page .

Seven years before the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, the Page Law sought to stem the tide of Chinese prostitutes entering the United States. Insightful and groundbreaking, If They Don't Bring Their Women Here amplifies the voices of Chinese immigrant women and establishes a place for them within the historiographic framework of Chinese American studies. This book will encourage people to reconceptualize the periods of Chinese immigration and reinterpret Chinese American experiences. Individual chapters provide excellent examples of this behavior among the ranks of Hong Kong consuls and San Francisco authorities.

Request PDF On Mar 1, 2004, Henrice Altink and others published If they don't bring their women here . George Anthony Peffer.

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Seven years before the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 comprehensively disqualified all members of China's .

Seven years before the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 comprehensively disqualified all members of China's laboring class from immigration status, the Page Law sought to stem the tide of Chinese prostitutes entering the United States.

Journal of Asian American Studies . Journal of Asian American Studies. Peffer first distinguishes Chinese female exodus from the general Chinese immigration by dividing it into the following periodization: 1852-68, the period of male sojourning; 1869-74, the period of unrestricted family immigration; 1875-82, the period of female exclusion; and post-1882, the period of general exclusion.

of Chinese women from immigration to the United States before the 1882 general exclusion of Chinese laborers.

If They Don't Bnng Their Women Here by George Peffer is another significant addition to the skimpy repertory of books on the history of Chinese American women, which includes Judy Yung's Chinese Women of America (1986) and Unbounded Feet (1995), Benson Tong's Unsubmissive Women (1994), and Huping Ling's Surviving on the Gold Mountain (1999). Unlike the other volumes, Peffer's book focuses on the debarment of Chinese women from immigration to the United States before the 1882 general exclusion of Chinese laborers.

Asian American Experience. University of Illinois Press.

In: American Journal of Legal History, Vol. 45, 1. 000, p. 435-436.

Seven years before the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 comprehensively . Their Women Here : Chinese Female Immigration Before Exclusion. Investigates how administrative agencies and federal courts actually enforced immigration laws.

Seven years before the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 comprehensively disqualified all members of China's laboring class from immigration status, the Page La. .If They Don't Bring Their Women Here : Chinese Female Immigration Before Exclusion. by George Anthony Peffer.