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Porous borders : multiracial migrations and the law in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands

Author: Julian Lim
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2017]
Series: David J. Weber series in the new borderlands history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With the railroad's arrival in the late nineteenth century, immigrants of all colors rushed to the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, transforming the region into a booming international hub of economic and human activity. Following the stream of Mexican, Chinese, and African American migration, Julian Lim presents a fresh study of the multiracial intersections of the borderlands, where diverse peoples crossed multiple  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Lim
ISBN: 9781469635507 146963550X 9781469635514 1469635518
OCLC Number: 1005843166
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 302 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: 1. Empires and Immigrants --
2. A Promiscuous Crowd --
"Hunting for Chinamen" --
4. Forged in Revolution --
5. "Razas no gratas" and the Color Bar at the Border --
Epilogue --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: David J. Weber series in the new borderlands history.
Responsibility: Julian Lim.

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