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. Paperback edition publishing June 15, 2021 with 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-Elect 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