ALEXANDRIA, VA – (July 9, 2013)
“Forbidden Citizens,” a text book covering the legislative history of the U.S. Chinese Exclusion Laws, has received two prestigious awards.
Both awards follow recognition by Library Journal and CHOICE.
Library Journal described “Forbidden Citizens” as a “[L]andmark volume on the subject of exclusionary policies against Chinese and Chinese Americans … a valuable teaching tool … an exemplary subject reference.” (Library Journal, July 2012)
CHOICE, “Current Reviews for Academic Libraries,” in January 2013 wrote, ”Summing Up: Highly recommended. Lower-division undergraduates though faculty.”
Forbidden Citizens: Chinese Exclusion and the U.S. Congress: A Legislative History, by Martin B. Gold (published July 4, 2012 by TheCapitol.Net), tells the inside story of the battle over Chinese exclusion, examining all of the exclusion laws using the words actually spoken in Senate and House debates.
Author Martin B. Gold is a government affairs attorney with Covington & Burling.
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