Engl 50 lec 100207

Engl 50 lec 100207 - Engl 50 lec 100207 toy= famous Chinese...

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Engl 50 lec 100207 toy= famous Chinese prostitute Coming to America waves big as mountains often astonished the traveler with laws harsh as tigers, I had a taste of all the barbarities do not forget this day when you land ashore push yourself ahead and do not be lazy or idle Gender as category of analysis asymmetry: o different immigration forces: 1790 naturalization law; only for ppl of white descent; dismantled 1952 o Page Law, 1875: bars entry of Chinese, Japanese, and “Mongolian” prostitutes [in effect barring entry of all women from China] o 1907: Gentlemen’s Agreement: US permits Japanese women join husbands in return for Japan ceasing migration of laborers -Picture Bride Phenomenon: men sent younger pictures of men to women in china trying to get them to come to America as their wife, disappointed wives -asymmetry of power b/c women had to depend on men to mediate the country for them Differences in social problems for place of women in US history and popular culture
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