America for Americans: A History of Xenophobia in the United States

An award-winning historian reframes our continuing debate over immigration with a compelling history of xenophobia in the United States and its devastating impact. The paperback edition includes a new epilogue on the COVID-19 pandemic!

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About Erika

Erika Lee is is an award-winning historian and author, Regents Professor of History and Asian American Studies, Director of the Immigration History Research Center at the University of Minnesota, and President of the Organization of American Historians. The granddaughter of Chinese immigrants, Lee was recently elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and testified before Congress in its historic hearings on anti-Asian discrimination and violence.

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A Chinese Exclusion Story