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Almost All Aliens: Immigration, Race, and Colonialism in American History and Identity is the most thorough reinterpretation of the shape and meaning of immigration in United States history that has been written in several decades. Drawing on the insights of ethnic studies and the issues raised by new immigration in the last third of the twentieth century, Almost All Aliens presents a major new interpretation of a fundamental issue in US history and public policy.
Paul Spickard is Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara
Table of Contents
|Immigration, Race, Ethnicity, Colonialism||p. 1|
|Beyond Ellis Island-How Not to Think about Immigration History||p. 4|
|Not Assimilation But Race Making||p. 11|
|Words Matter||p. 25|
|Colliding Peoples in Eastern North America, 1600-1780||p. 29|
|In the Beginning There Were Indians||p. 30|
|There Goes the Neighborhood: European Incursion and "Settlement"||p. 36|
|A Mixed Multitude: European Migrants||p. 48|
|Out of Africa||p. 62|
|Merging Peoples, Blending Cultures||p. 76|
|An Anglo-American Republic? Racial Citizenship, 1760-1860||p. 79|
|Slavery and Antislavery in the Era of the American Revolution||p. 80|
|Free White Persons: Defining Membership||p. 89|
|Playing Indian: White Appropriations of Native American Symbols and Identities||p. 91|
|European Immigrants||p. 94|
|Issues in European Migration||p. 115|
|Were the Irish Ever Not White?||p. 124|
|The Border Crossed Us: Euro-Americans Take the Continent, 1830-1900||p. 129|
|U.S. Colonial Expansion across North America||p. 130|
|Taking the Mexican Northlands||p. 144|
|Racial Replacement||p. 153|
|East from Asia||p. 157|
|Slave and Citizen||p. 166|
|Colonialism and Race Making||p. 169|
|The Great Wave, 1870-1930||p. 171|
|From New Sources and Old, to America and Back||p. 173|
|Making a Multiethnic Working Class in the West||p. 207|
|Cementing Hierarchy: Issues and Interpretations, 1870-1930||p. 227|
|How They Lived and Worked||p. 227|
|Gender and Migration||p. 233|
|Angles of Entry||p. 238|
|Making Jim Crow in the South||p. 243|
|Making Racial and Ethnic Hierarchy in the North||p. 246|
|Empire and Race Making||p. 252|
|Law, Race, and Immigration||p. 257|
|Racialist Pseudoscience and Its Offspring||p. 262|
|Anti-Immigrant Movements||p. 273|
|Interpretive Issues||p. 282|
|White People's America, 1924-1965||p. 291|
|Recruiting Citizens||p. 291|
|Recruiting Guest Workers||p. 298|
|Indians or Citizens?||p. 309|
|World War II||p. 314|
|Cracks in White Hegemony||p. 327|
|Racial Fairness and the Immigration Act of 1965||p. 337|
|New Migrants from New Places Since 1965||p. 341|
|Some Migrants We Know||p. 344|
|From Asia||p. 346|
|From the Americas||p. 369|
|From Europe||p. 380|
|From Africa||p. 382|
|Continuing Involvements Abroad||p. 386|
|Redefining Membership Amid Multiplicity Since 1965||p. 391|
|Immigration Reform, Again and Again||p. 391|
|Panethnic Power||p. 395|
|Disgruntled White People||p. 411|
|New Issues in a New Era||p. 419|
|Epilogue: Future Uncertain Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century||p. 429|
|Projecting the Future||p. 429|
|Immigration Issues||p. 431|
|Chronology of Immigration and Naturalization Laws and Decisions||p. 467|
|Illustration Permission Acknowledgments||p. 667|
|Also by Paul Spickard||p. 671|
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