History 297

Irish American and No Lamps

Kevin Kenny’s “Twenty Years of Irish American Historiography,” explores the historiography of Irish American history. Kenny begins his article in 1988, when Kerby Miller had just published his novel, Emigrants and Exiles. The author sees novel as the “most influential Read more…

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History 297

Pegler-Gordon Reviews

In the reviews on Anna Pegler-Gordon’s In Sight of America: Photography and the Development of U.S. Immigration Policy, the author(s) examine the impact and use of photography in U.S. immigration policy through Pegler-Gordon’s book. However, each review looks at this Read more…

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History 297

National Insecurities

In the introduction of Deidre M. Moloney’s National Insecurities, the author analyzes U.S. immigration exclusion and deportation policy.  She argues that “the deportation policy has served as a social filter, by defining eligibility for citizenship in the United States and fundamentally Read more…

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The Italian American Table

Simone Cinotto’s The Italian American Table : Food, Family, and Community in New York City argues that the Italian American food system in New York city is a model for understanding the different ways U.S. migrants and other racial groups used their Read more…

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