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IEHS is Pleased to Announce the 2021 Award Winners
IEHS is Pleased to Announce the 2021 Award Winners

IEHS is Pleased to Announce the 2021 Award Winners

Theodore Saloutos Book Award Winner: Uzma Quraishi, Redefining the Immigrant South: Indian and Pakistani Immigration to Houston during the Cold War (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2020). Honorable mention: Adam Goodman, The Deportation Machine: America’s Long History…

Authors on Authors: Jana K. Lipman Interviews Christopher Capozzola
Authors on Authors: Jana K. Lipman Interviews Christopher Capozzola

Authors on Authors: Jana K. Lipman Interviews Christopher Capozzola

Christopher Capozzola’s Bound by War: How the United States and the Philippines Built America’s First Pacific Century provides a stunning analysis of U.S.-Philippine 20th century relations, and it does so through the prism of the military and migration. This book…

Authors on Authors: Lucy Salyer Interviews Jane Hong
Authors on Authors: Lucy Salyer Interviews Jane Hong

Authors on Authors: Lucy Salyer Interviews Jane Hong

After painstakingly building a wall of laws to exclude Asian immigrants in the late nineteenth century, how and why did the U.S. repeal exclusion of Asians in the mid-twentieth century? That’s the question Jane Hong unpacks with great skill and…

Authors on Authors: Jane Hong Interviews Lucy Salyer
Authors on Authors: Jane Hong Interviews Lucy Salyer

Authors on Authors: Jane Hong Interviews Lucy Salyer

In this elegantly written book, Lucy Salyer uses the 1867 Fenian Revolt and the international crisis it provoked to explore a little-known episode in the history of expatriation. With great skill and nuance, Salyer traces the diplomatic and legal crisis…

Threat of Dissent: a Reflection on Writing the Book I Wanted to Read
Threat of Dissent: a Reflection on Writing the Book I Wanted to Read

Threat of Dissent: a Reflection on Writing the Book I Wanted to Read

In June 2020, as COVID-19 ravaged New York City leaving no community, neighborhood, and apartment building untouched, including my own, I opened a large cardboard box and held my book in my hands for the first time. Threat of Dissent:…

Beatrix Hoffman, “Pandemic Reading: 10 Books on Health and Immigration History”

The covid-19 pandemic has fueled racism and xenophobia, echoing past pandemics. Beatrix Hoffman has compiled a reading list on U.S. immigration, public health, and the history of medicine to help make sense of our current moment. Below are 10 must-read…

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