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Crossing Borders – Migration and Citizenship in the Twentieth–Century United States

Schneider, Dorothee

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ISBN 10: 0674047567 / ISBN 13: 9780674047563
Editorial: Harvard Univ Pr, 2011
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330 pages. 9.75x6.75x1.25 inches. In Stock. N° de ref. de la librería __0674047567

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Título: Crossing Borders – Migration and Citizenship...

Editorial: Harvard Univ Pr

Año de publicación: 2011

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Brand New

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Aspiring immigrants to the United States make many separate border crossings in their quest to become Americans―in their home towns, ports of departure, U.S. border stations, and in American neighborhoods, courthouses, and schools. In a book of remarkable breadth, Dorothee Schneider covers both the immigrants’ experience of their passage from an old society to a new one and American policymakers’ debates over admission to the United States and citizenship. Bringing together the separate histories of Irish, English, German, Italian, Jewish, Chinese, Japanese, and Mexican immigrants, the book opens up a fresh view of immigrant aspirations and government responses.

Ingenuity and courage emerge repeatedly from these stories, as immigrants adapted their particular resources, especially social networks, to make migration and citizenship successful on their own terms. While officials argued over immigrants’ fitness for admission and citizenship, immigrant communities forced the government to alter the meaning of race, class, and gender as criteria for admission. Women in particular made a long transition from dependence on men to shapers of their own destinies.

Schneider aims to relate the immigrant experience as a totality across many borders. By including immigrant voices as well as U.S. policies and laws, she provides a truly transnational history that offers valuable perspectives on current debates over immigration.

About the Author:

Dorothee Schneider teaches in the Department of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is the author of Trade Unions and Community: The German Working Class in New York City, 1870-1900.

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