Race, Federalism, and Diplomacy: The Gentlemen's Agreement a Century Later
Osaka University Law Review, Vol. 56, pp. 1-30, 2009
31 Pages Posted: 16 Apr 2009 Last revised: 3 Nov 2009
Date Written: February 1, 2009
In 1908 the governments of Japan and the United States completed the final negotiations on an informal, non-binding “Gentlemen’s Agreement” to limit Japanese immigration to the United States. The one hundredth anniversary of the final “Gentlemen’s Agreement” in 2008 provides an appropriate moment to revisit these Agreements and reconsider their place in history.
Keywords: Gentleman's Agreement
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