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Debating American identity : Southwestern statehood and Mexican immigration / Linda C. Noel.

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Author/Creator:
Noel, Linda C., 1966-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2014
Copyright date:
2014
Publication:
Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, [2014]
Copyright notice:
©2014
Format:
  • Book
  • xiii, 246 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-237) and index.
Contents:
  • Note on terminology
  • Part I. The late territorial years, 1898-1912
  • The closed door : exclusion reigns
  • The door swings inward : pluralism and marginalization
  • Part II. Transformations : the First World War era, 1917-1922
  • Changing strategies for a new world
  • Marginalization evolves : image of a temporary worker
  • Part III. Immigration restriction debates, 1926-1930
  • Closing the door?
  • Promotion of the temporary worker
  • Part IV. Repatriation, 1930-1935
  • "To keep America American" : the door swings outward.
Summary:
"Debating American Identity is an innovative look at four national debates over the inclusion of the Mexican-origin population in the United States in the early twentieth century. Linda C. Noel explores different conceptions of American identity through disputes over Arizona and New Mexico statehood, temporary workers, immigration, and repatriation"-- Provided by publisher.
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ISBN:
9780816530458
0816530459

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