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Spickard, Paul R., 1950-
Almost all aliens : immigration, race, and colonialism in American history and identity / Paul Spickard
New York : Routledge, c2007
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  JV6450 .S75 2007    DUE 09-15-14
Subject United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy
Subject(s) Discrimination -- United States
Physical Description xx, 721 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 519-666) and index
Contents Acknowledgments -- Preface -- 1. Immigration, race, ethnicity, colonialism -- Beyond Ellis Island--how not to think about immigration history -- Words matter -- 2. Colliding peoples in Eastern North America, 1600-1780 -- In the beginning there were Indians -- There goes the neighborhood : European incursion and "settlement" -- A mixed multitude : European migrants -- Out of Africa -- Merging peoples, blending cultures -- 3. An Anglo-American republic? Racial citizenship, 1760-1860 -- Slavery and anti-slavery in the era of the American Revolution -- Free white persons : defining membership -- Playing Indian : white appropriations of Native American symbols and identities -- European immigrants -- Issues in European migration -- Nativism -- Were the Irish ever not white? -- 4. The border crossed us : Euro-Americans take the continent, 1830-1900 -- U.S. colonial expansion across North America -- Taking the Mexican northlands -- Racial replacement -- East from Asia -- Slave and citizen -- Colonialism and race making -- 5. The great wave, 1870-1930 -- From new sources and old, to America and back -- Making a multiethnic working class in the West -- 6. Cementing hierarchy : issues and interpretations, 1870-1930 -- How they lived and worked -- Gender and migration -- Angles of entry -- Making Jim Crow in the South -- Making racial and ethnic hierarchy in the North -- Empire and race making -- Law, race, and immigration -- Racialist pseudoscience and its offspring -- Anti-immigrant movements -- Interpretive issues -- 7. White people's America, 1924-1965 -- Recruiting citizens -- Recruiting guest workers -- Indians or citizens? -- World War II -- Cracks in white hegemony -- Racial fairness and the Immigration Act of 1965 -- 8. New migrants from new places since 1965 -- Some migrants we know -- From Asia -- From the Americas -- From Europe -- From Africa -- Continuing involvements abroad -- 9. Redefining membership amid multiplicity since 1965 -- Immigration reform, again and again -- Panethnic power -- Disgruntled white people -- New issues in a new era -- 10. Epilogue : future uncertain : race, ethnicity, and immigration at the dawn of the twenty-first century -- Projecting the future -- Immigration issues -- Reprise -- Appendices -- Appendix A. Chronology of immigration and naturalization laws and decisions -- Appendix B. Tables -- Notes -- Illustration permission acknowledgments -- Also by Paul Spickard -- Index

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