Almost All Aliens: Immigration, Race, and Colonialism in by Paul Spickard

By Paul Spickard

Almost All Aliens deals a distinct reinterpretation of immigration within the historical past of the us. forsaking the normal melting-pot version of immigrant assimilation, Paul Spickard places ahead a clean and provocative reconceptualization that embraces the multicultural fact of immigration that has consistently existed within the usa. His astute examine illustrates the complicated dating among ethnic id and race, slavery, and colonial growth. analyzing not just the lives of these who crossed the Atlantic, but in addition those that crossed the Pacific, the Caribbean, and the North American Borderlands, Almost All Aliens presents a special, inclusive research of immigration and identification within the usa from 1600 until eventually the current.

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