One Mighty and Irresistible Tide The Epic Struggle Over Amer

One Mighty and Irresistible Tide The Epic Struggle Over Amer

One Mighty and Irresistible Tide The Epic Struggle Over Amer
One Mighty and Irresistible Tide The Epic Struggle Over American Immigration, 1924-1965
Login /Register Please to see the link | 1.45 MB | English | Author :Jia Lynn Yang | 2020 | W. W. Norton & Company


Book Description :

Named a Most Anticipated Book of May 2020 by The New York Times, the Washington Post, and Kirkus Revie.

A sweeping history of the twentieth-century battle to reform American immigration la that set the stage for today’s roiling debates.
The idea of the United States as a nation of immigrants is at the core of the American narrative. But in 1924, Congress instituted a system of ethnic quotas so stringent that it choked off large-scale immigration for decades, sharply curtailing arrivals from southern and eastern Europe and outright banning those from nearly all of Asia.
In a riveting narrative filled with a fascinating cast of characters, from the indefatigable congressman Emanuel Celler and senator Herbert Lehman to the bull-headed Nevada senator Pat McCarran, Jia Lynn Yang recounts how lawmakers, activists, and presidents from Truman through LBJ worked relentlessly to abolish the 1924 law. Through a world war, a refugee crisis…

Category : | Emigration & Immigration Law, Public Policy Immigration, Legislative Branch

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