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The Resource Line in the sand : a history of the Western U.S.-Mexico border, Rachel St. John

Line in the sand : a history of the Western U.S.-Mexico border, Rachel St. John

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Line in the sand : a history of the Western U.S.-Mexico border
Title
Line in the sand
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a history of the Western U.S.-Mexico border
Statement of responsibility
Rachel St. John
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Language
eng
Summary
Line in the Sand details the dramatic transformation of the western U.S.-Mexico border from its creation at the end of the Mexican-American War in 1848 to the emergence of the modern boundary line in the first decades of the twentieth century. In this sweeping narrative, Rachel St. John explores how this boundary changed from a mere line on a map to a clearly marked and heavily regulated divide between the United States and Mexico. Focusing on the desert border to the west of the Rio Grande, this book explains the origins of the modern border and places the line at the center of a transnationa
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Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • bibliography
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Line in the sand : a history of the Western U.S.-Mexico border, Rachel St. John
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Line in the sand : a history of the Western U.S.-Mexico border, Rachel St. John
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7rs1n
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-272) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter One: A New Map for North America: Defining the Border; Chapter Two: Holding the Line: Fighting Land Pirates and Apaches on the Border; Chapter Three: Landscape of Profits: Cultivating Capitalism across the Border; Chapter Four: The Space Between: Policing the Border; Chapter Five: Breaking Ties, Building Fences: Making War on the Border; Chapter Six: Like Night and Day: Regulating Morality with the Border; Chapter Seven: Insiders/Outsiders: Managing Immigration at the Border; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
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Extent
1 online resource (x, 284 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400838639
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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illustrations, maps.
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