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The Ellis Island snow globe

Author: Erica Rand
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of the Ellis Island museum, its gift shop, and the Statue of Liberty form the basis of reflections on sex, nation, and immigration

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rand, Erica, 1958-
Ellis Island snow globe.
Durham : Duke University Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607585219
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Erica Rand
ISBN: 0822335786 9780822335788 0822335913 9780822335917
OCLC Number: 57349046
Description: xvii, 339 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: coming to Ellis Island --
Breeders on a golf ball : normalizing sex at Ellis Island --
Getting dressed up : the displays of Frank Woodhull and the policing of gender --
The traffic in my fantasy butch --
Green woman, race matters --
A nation of immigrants, or whatever --
Immigrant peddlers --
Product packaging --
"Decide an immigrant's fate."
Responsibility: Erica Rand.
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