Chinese immigrants and American law

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Contributors: McClain, Charles J., 1943-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Garland Pub., 1994.
Series:Asian Americans and the law ; v. 1
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Table of Contents:
  • The exclusion of Chinese women, 1870-1943 / Sucheng Chan
  • A nineteenth-century "habeas corpus mill": the Chinese before the federal courts in California / Christian G. Fritz
  • Testimonial exclusion because of race: a chapter in the history of intolerance in California / J.A.C. Grant
  • Politics of Chinese exclusion: legislative-executive conflict 1876-1882 / Shirley Hune
  • Business and reform: the American Asiatic Association and the exclusion laws, 1905-1907 / James J. Lorence
  • The Chinese contribution to the development of American law / Charles J. McClain and Laurene Wu McClain
  • The Chinese struggle for civil rights in nineteenth-century America: the first phase, 1850-1870 / Charles J. McClain, Jr.
  • The Chinese struggle for civil rights in nineteenth-century America: the unusual case of Baldwin v. Franks / Charles J. McClain, Jr.
  • In re Lee Sing: the first residential-segregation case / Charles J. McClain
  • Matthew Deady and the federal judicial response to racism in the early West / Ralph James Mooney
  • Forbidden families: emigration experiences of Chinese women under the Page law, 1875-1882 / George Anthony Peffer
  • Judge Lorenzo Sawyer and the Chinese: civil rights decisions in the Ninth Circuit / Linda C.A. Przybyszewski
  • Captives of law: judicial enforcement of the Chinese exclusion laws, 1891-1905 / Lucy Salyer
  • California anti-Chinese legislation and the federal courts: a study in federal relations / Elmer C. Sandmeyer
  • Lau v. Nichols: history of a struggle for equal and quality education / L. Ling-chi Wang
  • The Chinese and the courts in the Pacific Northwest: justice denied? / John R. Wunder
  • Chinese in trouble: criminal law and race on the trans-Mississippi West frontier / John R. Wunder.