EAN-139780520266414   EAN-13 barcode 9780520266414
Product NameMigra!: A History Of The U.S. Border Patrol (American Crossroads)
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionPaperback
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Width0.9 inches    (convert)
Height9 inches    (convert)
Length6 inches    (convert)
Weight16 ounces    (convert)
AuthorKelly Lytle Hernandez
Page Count336
Long DescriptionThis is the untold history of the United States Border Patrol from its beginnings in 1924 as a small peripheral outfit to its emergence as a large professional police force. To tell this story, Kelly Lytle Hernández dug through a gold mine of lost and unseen records stored in garages, closets, an abandoned factory, and in U.S. and Mexican archives. Focusing on the daily challenges of policing the borderlands and bringing to light unexpected partners and forgotten dynamics, Migra! reveals how the U.S. Border Patrol translated the mandate for comprehensive migration control into a project of policing Mexicans in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands.
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