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Line in the Sand: A History of the Western U.S.-Mexico Border

Rachel St. John

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141541
eISBN:
9781400838639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141541.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book details the dramatic transformation of the western U.S.–Mexico border from its creation at the end of the Mexican–American War in 1848 to the emergence of the modern boundary line in the ... More


Quarantine and Eugenic Gatekeeping on the US-Mexican Border

Alexandra Minna Stern

in Eugenic Nation: Faults and Frontiers of Better Breeding in Modern America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285064
eISBN:
9780520960657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285064.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter draws more connections between colonial medicine and eugenics along the US–Mexican border, where a protracted quarantine scrutinized and simultaneously racialized the bodies of Mexican ... More


States, Borders, and Violence: Lessons from the U.S.-Mexican Experience

David A. Shirk

in Violence, Coercion, and State-Making in Twentieth-Century Mexico: The Other Half of the Centaur

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781589
eISBN:
9780804784474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781589.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter deals with the theoretical dimensions of the state in relation to its borders, focusing on the U.S.-Mexican border and how border violence is connected to state power. Aside from violent ... More


Multiple Subjectivities: Chicanas and Cultural Citizenship

Aída Hurtado

in Women and Citizenship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195175349
eISBN:
9780199835775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195175344.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Hurtado uses the writings of Chicana feminists and other feminists of color as a springboard for reconceptualizing citizenship in terms that incorporate diversity. Hurtado focuses on Chicana women ... More


Hinging on Exclusion and Exception: Bare Life at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Abraham Acosta

in Thresholds of Illiteracy: Theory, Latin America, and the Crisis of Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257096
eISBN:
9780823261475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257096.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the US-Mexico border as the site of a contemporary and unprecedented crisis of global immigration. Drawing from recent critical discussions on sovereignty and the state of ... More


Cotton, Slavery, and Empire

Andrew J. Torget

in Seeds of Empire: Cotton, Slavery, and the Transformation of the Texas Borderlands, 1800-1850

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624242
eISBN:
9781469624266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624242.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book tells the story of how powerful economic and political forces swirling throughout the northern Atlantic world ... More


Seeds of Empire: Cotton, Slavery, and the Transformation of the Texas Borderlands, 1800-1850

Andrew J. Torget

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624242
eISBN:
9781469624266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624242.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

By the late 1810s, a global revolution in cotton had remade the U.S.-Mexico border, bringing wealth and waves of Americans to the Gulf Coast while also devastating the lives and villages of Mexicans ... More


Reflections on Remembrance: Voices from an Ixcán Village

Susan Eva Eckstein and Timothy P. Wickham-Crowley

in What Justice? Whose Justice?: Fighting for Fairness in Latin America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520237445
eISBN:
9780520936980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237445.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter appraises the horrors of the military excesses aimed at destroying the social bases of the guerrillas and the cohesion among the indigenous communities of Guatemala in the 1970s and the ... More


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