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About this product
- Author(s)Madeline Y. Hsu
- PublisherPrinceton University Press
- Date of Publication12/05/2015
- GenreHistory: Specific Subjects
- Series TitlePolitics and Society in Modern America
- Place of PublicationNew Jersey
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPrinceton University Press
- Content Note15 halftones. 2 line illus. 7 tables.
- Weight628 g
- Width152 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine30 mm
- Table Of ContentsList of Illustrations ix List of Tables xi Abbreviations xiii Note on Transliterations xv Chapter 1 Gateways and Gates in American Immigration History 1 Chapter 2 The Anglo-Saxons of the Orient Student Exceptions to the Racial Bar against Chinese, 1872-1925 23 Chapter 3 The China Institute in America: Advocating for China through Educational Exchange, 1926-1937 55 Chapter 4 A Pressing Problem of Interracial Justice Repealing Chinese Exclusion, 1937-1943 81 Chapter 5 The Wartime Transformation of Student Visitors into Refugee Citizens, 1943-1955 104 Chapter 6 The Best Type of Chinese Aid Refugee Chinese Intellectuals and Symbolic Refugee Relief, 1952-1960 130 Chapter 7 Economic and Humanitarian Propaganda and the Redemption of Chinese Immigrants through Refugee Relief 166 Chapter 8 Symbiotic Brain Drains: Immigration Reform and the Knowledge Worker Recruitment Act of 1965 198 Chapter 9 Conclusion: The American Marketplace of Brains 236 Acknowledgments 251 Appendix 257 Notes 259 Bibliography 313 Index 325
- Author BiographyMadeline Y. Hsu is associate professor of history and past director of the Center for Asian American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Her books include Dreaming of Gold, Dreaming of Home and the coedited anthology Chinese Americans and the Politics of Race and Culture.
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