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The Chinese Must Go

Violence, Exclusion, and the Making of the Alien in America

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$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674260351

Publication Date: 08/17/2021


360 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

15 halftones, 6 maps, 1 chart, 4 tables


  • Introduction: The Violence of Exclusion
  • Part 1: Restriction
    • 1. The Chinese Question
    • 2. Experiments in Restriction
  • Part 2: Violence
    • 3. The Banished
    • 4. The People
    • 5. The Loyal
  • Part 3: Exclusion
    • 6. The Exclusion Consensus
    • 7. Afterlives under Exclusion
  • Epilogue: The Modern American Alien
  • Appendix A: Sites of Anti-Chinese Expulsions and Attempted Expulsions, 1885–1887
  • Appendix B: Chinese Immigration to the United States, 1850–1904
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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