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The Resource A forgetful nation : on immigration and cultural identity in the United States, Ali Behdad, (electronic book)

A forgetful nation : on immigration and cultural identity in the United States, Ali Behdad, (electronic book)

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A forgetful nation : on immigration and cultural identity in the United States
Title
A forgetful nation
Title remainder
on immigration and cultural identity in the United States
Statement of responsibility
Ali Behdad
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NcD
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1961-
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Behdad, Ali
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E184.A1
LC item number
B34 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • United States
  • United States
  • National characteristics, American
  • United States
  • Amnesia
  • Nativism
  • Xenophobia
  • Cultural pluralism
  • National characteristics, American, in literature
  • Emigration and immigration in literature
Label
A forgetful nation : on immigration and cultural identity in the United States, Ali Behdad, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-203) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : nation and immigration -- Imagining America : forgetful fathers and the founding myths of the nation -- Historicizing America : Tocqueville and the ideology of exceptionalism -- Immigrant America : liberal discourse of immigration and the ritual of self-renewal -- Discourses of exclusion : nativism and the imagining of a "white nation" -- Practices of exclusion : national borders and the disciplining of aliens -- Conclusion : remembering 9/11
Dimensions
25 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvii, 212 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780822336198
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
A forgetful nation : on immigration and cultural identity in the United States, Ali Behdad, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-203) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : nation and immigration -- Imagining America : forgetful fathers and the founding myths of the nation -- Historicizing America : Tocqueville and the ideology of exceptionalism -- Immigrant America : liberal discourse of immigration and the ritual of self-renewal -- Discourses of exclusion : nativism and the imagining of a "white nation" -- Practices of exclusion : national borders and the disciplining of aliens -- Conclusion : remembering 9/11
Dimensions
25 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvii, 212 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780822336198
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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