Almost All Aliens
Immigration, Race, and Colonialism in American History and Identity
By (author) Paul Spickard
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Almost All Aliens by Paul Spickard
Book DescriptionAlmost All Aliens offers a unique reinterpretation of immigration in the history of the United States. Leaving behind the traditional melting-pot model of immigrant assimilation, Paul Spickard puts forward a fresh and provocative reconceptualization that embraces the multicultural reality of immigration that has always existed in the United States. His astute study illustrates the complex relationship between ethnic identity and race, slavery, and colonial expansion. Examining not only the lives of those who crossed the Atlantic, but also those who crossed the Pacific, the Caribbean, and the North American Borderlands, Almost All Aliens provides a distinct, inclusive analysis of immigration and identity in the United States from 1600 until the present. For additional information and classroom resources please visit the Almost All Aliens companion website at www.routledge.com/textbooks/almostallaliens.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415935920
(245mm x 170mm x 40mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Paul Spickard
Almost All Aliens, Paperback (August 2007)
Offers a reinterpretation of immigration in the history of the United States. This book puts forward a reconceptualization of immigration in the United States. It illustrates the relationship between ethnic identity and race, slavery, and colonial expansion. It provides an analysis of immigration and identity in the United States.
Part Asian, 100 Per Cent Hapa, Paperback (April 2006)
Originally a derogatory label derived from the Hawaiian word for "half," Hapa has been embraced as a term of pride by many whose mixed racial heritage includes Asian or Pacific Island descent. This book features Hapas pictured looking directly at the camera and at the viewer, presenting themselves to the world with a powerful self-expression.
Race and Nation, Paperback (December 2004)» View all books by Paul Spickard
'Race and Nation' compares the various racial and ethnic systems that have developed around the world. The contributors have honed their research and expertise to produce definitive questions in the field.
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Author Biography - Paul Spickard
Paul Spickard is Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is co-author of Revealing the Sacred in Asian and Pacific America (Routledge 2003) and editor of Race and Nation: Ethnic Systems in the Modern World (Routledge 2004).
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