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

Authors on Authors: Christopher Capozzola Interviews Jana K. Lipman

Jana Lipman’s In Camps: Vietnamese Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and Repatriates is a breathtaking contribution to immigration and ethnic history. Just behind the forgotten news headlines of the 1970s—which turned Vietnamese refugees into passive victims and media spectacles that symbolized U.S.…

S. Deborah Kang, “The INS on the Line: Making Immigration Law on the US-Mexico Border, 1917-1954”

In December 2014, I visited Friendship Park/El Parque de la Amistad, San Diego-Tijuana, to take photos for my book, The INS on the Line: Making Immigration Law on the US-Mexico Border, 1917-1954 (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017).  As I walked along…

Adam Mendelsohn, “No business like the clothing business: how I came to write The Rag Race”

Editor’s Note: Periodically, the blog features contributions by this year’s IEHS award winners to give our readers a sense of ongoing scholarship debates in Immigration and Ethnic History and related fields. In April 2016 IEHS awarded Adam Mendelsohn the First Book Award for The Rag…

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