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.
Erika Lee is the granddaughter of Chinese immigrants who entered the United States through both Angel Island and Ellis Island. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, she graduated from Tufts University and received her PhD from the University of California at Berkeley. She teaches American History and Asian American Studies at the University of Minnesota, where she is also a Regents Professor, the Rudolph J. Vecoli Chair in Immigration History, and Director of the Immigration History Research Center.