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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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