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Author Ettinger, Patrick W

Title Imaginary lines : border enforcement and the origins of undocumented immigration, 1882-1930 / Patrick Ettinger

Publ Info Austin : University of Texas Press, 2009
Edition First edition
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  JV6453 .E88 2009    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  JV6453 .E88 2009    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  JV6453 .E88 2009    DUE 01-02-15
Descript xi, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The menaces without : immigrant aliens and the origins of immigration restrictions -- Diverted streams : discovering a permeable border, 1882-1891 -- Drawing the lines : blueprints for immigration enforcement on the borders, 1891-1910 -- Erasing the lines : immigrant ingenuity on the U.S.-Mexico border, 1895-1910 -- Northward bound : Mexican immigrants, migrants, and refugees at the border, 1900-1921 -- The sisyphean task : origins of the modern border -- An imaginary line : change and continuity on the U.S.-Mexico border
LC subject United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy
Immigration enforcement -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Mexico -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century
Mexican-American Border Region -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century
Illegal aliens -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Illegal aliens -- Government policy -- United States
ISBN 9780292721180 (cloth : alk. paper)
0292721188 (cloth : alk. paper)