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Pacific Historical Review. 2019; 884730–731 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2019.88.4.730
Published: 01 November 2019
...Dennis J. Aguirre © 2019 by the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 2019 The Mexican Revolution in Chicago: Immigration Politics from the Early Twentieth Century to the Cold War . By John H. Flores . ( Urbana , University of Illinois Press , 2018 . xiv + 238.) The...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2019; 883469–470 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2019.88.3.469
Published: 01 August 2019
...Dorothee Schneider © 2019 by the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 2019 Inventing the Immigration Problem: The Dillingham Commission and Its Legacy . By Katherine Benton-Cohen . ( Cambridge , Harvard University Press , 2018 . x + 342 pp.) century, it would be the...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2018; 873561–562 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2018.87.3.561
Published: 01 August 2018
...Kevin R. Johnson © 2018 by the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 2018 The INS on the Line: Making Immigration Law on the US-Mexico Border, 1917–1954 . By S. Deborah Kang . ( New York , Oxford University Press , 2017 . ix + 282 pp.) The INS on the Line: Making...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2018; 872333–355 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2018.87.2.333
Published: 01 May 2018
...Benjamin C. Montoya Relying on Mexican archival evidence, this article argues that Mexico opposed the U.S. effort to place a quota on Mexican immigration during the late 1920s because pro-quota arguments rested on a presumption of Mexicans’ racially inferiority. The three perspectives of the...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2015; 844535–537 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2015.84.4.535
Published: 01 November 2015
...John M. Nieto-Phillips © 2015 by the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 2015 Debating American Identity: Southwestern Statehood and Mexican Immigration . By Linda C. Noel . ( Tucson , University of Arizona Press , 2014 . 264 pp. $55.00 cloth) geometric lines to...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2015; 843384–385 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2015.84.3.384
Published: 01 August 2015
...Michael Omi © 2015 by the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 2015 How Race Is Made in America: Immigration, Citizenship, and the Historical Power of Racial Scripts . By Natalia Molina . ( , University of California Press , 2014 . xv + 207 pp. $65 cloth, $27.95...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2015; 843374–376 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2015.84.3.374
Published: 01 August 2015
...Caroline Merithew © 2015 by the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 2015 Ethnic Historians and the Mainstream: Shaping America’s Immigration Story . Edited by Alan M. Kraut and David A. Gerber . ( , Rutgers University Press , 2013 . xvi + 208 pp. $85 cloth, $28.95...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2020; 891155–156 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2020.89.1.155
Published: 01 February 2020
...Andrew Gulliford © 2020 by the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 2020 Basque Immigrants and Nevada’s Sheep Industry: Geopolitics and the Making of an Agricultural Workforce, 1880–1954 . By Iker Saitua . (Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2019. 300 pp.) colonists...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2015; 841125–127 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2015.84.1.125
Published: 01 February 2015
...Rachel Ida Buff © 2015 by the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 2015 Foreign Relations: American Immigration in Global Perspective . By Donna R. Gabaccia . ( , Princeton University Press , 2012 . xi + 271 pp. $29.95 cloth) the University of California (1978...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2019; 883484–485 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2019.88.3.484
Published: 01 August 2019
...Julian Lim © 2019 by the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 2019 Native but Foreign: Indigenous Immigrants and Refugees in the North American Borderlands . By Brenden W. Rensink . ( College Station , Texas A&M University Press , 2018 . xviii + 302 pp.) Native...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2014; 83124–56 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2014.83.1.24
Published: 01 February 2014
...Beth Lew-Williams The Chinese Exclusion Act (1882) marked a turning point in the history of U.S. immigration control, but it was not as definitive a move toward gatekeeping as historians have suggested. Contemporaries called the 1882 law the “Chinese Restriction Act,” reserving the term “exclusion...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2019; 882293–295 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2019.88.2.293
Published: 01 May 2019
...Benjamin C. Montoya © 2019 by the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 2019 They Came to Toil: Newspaper Representations of Mexicans and Immigrants in the Great Depression . By Melita M. Garza . ( Austin , University of Texas Press , 2018 . xx+ 262 pp.) educational...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2019; 881164–166 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2019.88.1.164
Published: 01 February 2019
...Aaron Sánchez © 2019 by the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 2019 Raza Sí Migra No: Chicano Movement Struggles for Immigrant Rights in San Diego . By Jimmy Patiño . ( Chapel Hill , University of North Carolina Press , 2017 . xvi + 340 pp.) family members of...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2019; 88148–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2019.88.1.48
Published: 01 February 2019
...Elliott Young McNeil Island prison was the first federal penitentiary in the U.S. West from its founding in 1875 through the 1930s. Thousands of immigrants were imprisoned there for violations of immigration laws, and also for drug and alcohol charges. It was at McNeil Island that in the late 1880s...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2018; 874667–701 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2018.87.4.667
Published: 01 November 2018
... leaders during the height of the U.S. Cold War in East Asia. At the same time, JACL’s disagreements with Chinese Americans and Japanese American liberals precluded any coherent Japanese or Asian American position on postwar immigration policy. The resulting 1952 McCarran-Walter Act formally ended Asians...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2018; 873537–538 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2018.87.3.537
Published: 01 August 2018
...William D. Rowley © 2018 by the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 2018 The Filth of Progress: Immigrants, Americans, and the Building of Canals and Railroads in the West . By Ryan Dearinger . ( Oakland , University of California Press , 2016 . xx + 289 pp...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2018; 871223–224 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2018.87.1.223
Published: 01 February 2018
...Albin Cofone © 2018 by the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 2018 Charcoal and Blood: Italian Immigrants in Eureka, Nevada, and the Fish Creek Massacre . By Silvio Manno . ( Reno , University of Nevada Press , 2016 . xvi + 278 pp.) Charcoal and Blood: Italian...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2020; 89116–43 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2020.89.1.16
Published: 01 February 2020
...Celeste R. Menchaca This article examines the dynamic interactions between Mexican women who sought to circumvent their sexual regulation at the U.S.-Mexico border, and U.S. immigration officials who enforced these regulations and policed these women's bodies in the early twentieth century. Using...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2017; 862341–342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2017.86.2.341
Published: 01 May 2017
...José Guillermo Pastrano © 2017 by the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 2017 Grounds for Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement . By Lori A. Flores . ( New Haven , Yale University Press , 2016 . xiii + 288 pp...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2017; 86150–83 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2017.86.1.50
Published: 01 February 2017
...Sarah K.M. Rodriguez Between 1820 and 1827 approximately 1,800 U.S. citizens immigrated to northern Mexico as part of that country’s empresario program, in which the federal government granted foreigners land if they promised to develop and secure the region. Historians have long argued that these...