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Sneaky, Sinister, and Scapegoated: Chinese Immigration and Exclusion as Represented in The Wasp, 1877-1889
International Journal of Comic Art (2007)
  • Maren Dick, Western University
Abstract
The writer discusses the treatment of Chinese immigration in the political cartoons of The Wasp, taking a chronological approach to cartoons and events between 1877 and 1889, a 12-year span that has the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 as its approximate midpoint.
Keywords
  • Comic art,
  • political cartoons
Publication Date
2007
Citation Information
Maren Dick. "Sneaky, Sinister, and Scapegoated: Chinese Immigration and Exclusion as Represented in The Wasp, 1877-1889" International Journal of Comic Art Vol. 9 Iss. 1 (2007)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/maren_goodman/2/