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True faith and allegiance : immigration and American civil nationalism

Author: Noah M Jedidiah Pickus
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2007.
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True Faith and Allegiance is a provocative account of nationalism and the politics of turning immigrants into citizens and Americans. Noah Pickus offers an alternative to the wild swings between emotionally fraught positions on immigration and citizenship of the past two decades. Drawing on political theory, history, and law, he argues for a renewed civic nationalism that melds principles and peoplehood. This  Read more...
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History
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Pickus, Noah M. Jedidiah, 1964-
True faith and allegiance.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)145388492
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Noah M Jedidiah Pickus
ISBN: 9781400826919 1400826918
OCLC Number: 335103634
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 257 p.)
Contents: Preface; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE: Immigration, Citizenship, and the Nation's Founding; CHAPTER TWO: Alienage and Nationalism in the Early Republic; CHAPTER THREE: The Free White Clause of 1790; CHAPTER FOUR: Americanization and Pluralism in the Progressive Era; CHAPTER FIVE: Nationalism in the Progressive Era; CHAPTER SIX: World War I and the Turn to Coercion; CHAPTER SEVEN: Immigration and Citizenship at Century's End; CHAPTER EIGHT: A New Civic Nationalism; Epilogue; Notes; Index.
Other Titles: True faith & allegiance
Immigration and American civil nationalism
Responsibility: Noah Pickus.

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