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The Ellis Island snow globe / Erica Rand.

Author/Creator:
Rand, Erica, 1958-
Publication:
Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 339 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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Other Title:
Ellis Island snowglobe
Subjects:
Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.).
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Historiography.
Ethnicity -- United States -- Historiography.
Nationalism -- United States -- Historiography.
Sex role -- United States -- Historiography.
Consumption (Economics) -- Social aspects -- United States.
Souvenirs (Keepsakes) -- United States.
Contents:
Introduction: coming to Ellis Island
Breeders on a golf ball : normalizing sex at Ellis Island
Getting dressed up : the displays of Frank Woodhull and the policing of gender
The traffic in my fantasy butch
Green woman, race matters
A nation of immigrants, or whatever
Immigrant peddlers
Product packaging
"Decide an immigrant's fate".
Notes:
"A John Hope Franklin Center book"--Half t.p.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-323) and index.
ISBN:
0822335786 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822335913 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
57349046