Judy Yung


“This volume is a comprehensive synthesis of the latest scholarship on Chinese exclusion and its repeal. It conveniently and succinctly provides detailed information, even as it includes documents that give a glimpse of those involved in the heated debates over immigration policy and Chinese exclusion, an issue still relevant today.”
Franklin Ng, California State University, Fresno

“The scholarship is precise, up to date, and extremely useful. [It is] Invaluable and an excellent resource.”
Erika Lee, University of Minnesota

“The author’s introduction is well-done, the documents are well chosen, the headnotes are solid, the chronology is extensive, and the bibliography very useful.  I would simply say that if one wanted a brief and concise book on Angel Island with good primary documents, this is the best choice out there.”
K. Scott Wong, Williams College