Georges Woke up Laughing Long-Distance Nationalism and the Search for Home

ISBN-10: 0822327910

ISBN-13: 9780822327912

Edition: 2001

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Combining history, autobiography and ethnography, this text provides a portrait of how migrants adapt to their new country while still maintaining ties to the old, with emphasis on Haitian migrants to the USA.
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List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 11/14/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Emily Rosenberg specializes in U.S. foreign relations in the twentieth century and is the author of SPREADING THE AMERICAN DREAM: AMERICAN ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL EXPANSION, 1890-1945 (1982); FINANCIAL MISSIONARIES TO THE WORLD: THE POLITICS AND CULTURE OF DOLLAR DIPLOMACY (1999), which won the Ferrell Book Award; A DATE WHICH WILL LIVE: PEARL HARBOR IN AMERICAN MEMORY (2004); and TRANSNATIONAL CURRENTS IN A SHRINKING WORLD, 1870-1945 (2014). Her other publications include (with Norman L. Rosenberg) IN OUR TIMES: AMERICA SINCE 1945, Seventh Edition (2003), and numerous articles dealing with foreign relations in the context of international finance, American culture, and gender ideology. She has served on the board of the Organization of American Historians, on the board of editors of the American Historical Review, and as president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations.

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Delivering the Commission: The Return of the Native
"Without Them, I Would Not Be Here": Transnational Kinship
"The Blood Remains Haitian": Race, Nation, and Belonging in the Transmigrant Experience
"She Tried to Reclaim Me": Gendered Long-Distance Nationalism
The Generation of Identity: The Long-Distance Nationalism of the Second Generation
"The Responsible State": Dialogues of a Transborder Citizenry
The Apparent State: Sovereignty and the State of U.S.-Haitian Relations
Long-Distance Nationalism as a Debate: Shared Symbols and Disparate Messages
The Other Side of the Two-Way Street: Long-Distance Nationalism as a Subaltern Agenda
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