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Migrants and migration in modern North America : cross-border lives, labor markets, and politics

Author: Dirk Hoerder; Nora Helen Faires
Publisher: Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of twenty essays provides an integrated view of migration in North America-within and between Canada, the Caribbean, Mexico, and the United States-during the past two centuries.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dirk Hoerder; Nora Helen Faires
ISBN: 9780822350347 0822350343 9780822350514 0822350513
OCLC Number: 768493343
Notes: Mirando atrás : Mexican immigration from 1876 to 2000 / Jaime R. Aguila and Brian Gratton. Through the northern Borderlands : Canada-U.S. migrations in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / Bruno Ramirez. The making and unmaking of the circum-Caribbean migratory sphere : mobility, sex across boundaries, and collective destinies, 1840-1940 / Lara Putnam. Population movements and the making of Canada-U.S. not-so-foreign relations / Nora Faires. Greater southwest North America : a region of historical integration, disjunction, and imposition / Carlos G. Vélez-Ibáñez with Dirk Hoerder. Independence and interdependence : Caribbean-North American migration in the modern era / Melanie Shell-Weiss. Migration to Mexico, migration in Mexico : a special case on the North American continent / Delia González de Reufels and Dirk Hoerder. The construction of borders : building North American nations, building a continental perimeter, 1890s-1920s / Angelika E. Sauer. The United States-Mexican border as material and cultural barrier / Omar S. Valerio-Jiménez. Migration and the seasonal round : an Odawa family's story / Susan E. Gray. Market interactions in a borderland setting : a case study of the Gila River Pima of Arizona, 1846-1862 / Dan Killoren. Paying attention to moving Americans : migration knowledge in the age of internal migration, 1930s-1970s / James N. Gregory. The Black experience in Canada revisited / Sarah-Jane (Saje) Mathieu. Circumnavigating controls : transborder migration of Asian-origin migrants during the period of exclusion / Yukari Takai. Migration and capitalism : the rise of the U.S.-Mexican border / John Mason Hart. Central American migration and the shaping of refugee policy / María Cristina Garcia. Central American transmigrants : migratory movement of special interest to different sectors within and outside Mexico / Rodolfo Casillas-R. Interrogating managed migration's model : a counternarrative of Canada's seasonal agricultural workers program / Kerry Preibisch. 1867 and all that. : teaching the American survey as continental North American history / Angelika Sauer and Catherine O'Donnell
Description: 432 p. : illustrations
Contents: List of Maps; Preface / Dirk Hoerder and Nora Faires Introduction: Migration, People's Lives, Shifting and Permeable Borders: The North American and Caribbean Societies in the Atlantic World / Dirk Hoerder Part I. Intersocietal Migrations 1. Mirando atras: Mexican Immigration from 1876 to 2000 / Jaime R. Aguila and Brian Gratton; 2. Through the Northern Borderlands: Canada-U.S. Migrations in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries / Bruno Ramirez; 3. The Making and Unmaking of the Circum-Caribbean Migratory Sphere: Mobility, Sex across Boundaries, and Collective Destinies, 1840-1940 / Lara Putnam Part II. Connecting Borderlands, Littorals, and Regions 4. Population Movements and the Making of Canada-U.S. Not-So-Foreign Relations / Nora Faires; 5. Greater Southwest North America: A Region of Historical Integration, Disjunction, and Imposition / Carlos G. Velez-Ibanez with Dirk Hoerder; 6. Independence and Interdependence: Caribbean-North American Migration in the Modern Era / Melanie Shell-Weiss; 7. Migration to Mexico, Migration in Mexico: A Special Case on the North American Continent / Delia Gonzalez de Reufels and Dirk Hoerder; 8. The Construction of Borders: Building North American Nations, Building a Continental Perimeter, 1890s-1920s / Angelika E. Sauer; 9. The United States-Mexican Border as Material and Cultural Barrier / Omar S. Valerio-Jimenez Part III. Complicating Narratives 10. Migration and the Seasonal Round: An Odawa Family's Story / Susan E. Gray; 11. Market Interactions in a Borderland Setting: A Case Study of the Gila River Pima of Arizona, 1846-1862 / Dan Killoren; 12. Paying Attention to Moving Americans: Migration Knowledge in the Age of Internal Migration, 1930s-1970s / James N. Gregory; 13. The Black Experience in Canada Revisited / Sarah-Jane (Saje) Mathieu; 14. Circumnavigating Controls: Transborder Migration of Asian-Origin Migrants during the Period of Exclusion / Yukari Takai; 15. Migration and Capitalism: The Rise of the U.S.-Mexican Border / John Mason Hart Part IV. Contemporary and Applied Perspectives 16. Central American Migration and the Shaping of Refugee Policy / Maria Cristina Garcia; 17. Central American Transmigrants: Migratory Movement of Special Interest to Different Sectors within and outside Mexico / Rodolfo Casillas-R.; 18. Interrogating Managed Migration's Model: A Counternarrative of Canada's Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program / Kerry Preibisch; 19. 1867 and All That ... : Teaching the American Survey as Continental North American History / Angelika Sauer and Catherine O'Donnell About the Contributors; Index
Responsibility: Dirk Hoerder and Nora Faires, eds.

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