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Author Rand, Erica, 1958-

Title The Ellis Island snow globe / Erica Rand.

Published Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  304.873 RAND    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 339 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes "A John Hope Franklin Center book"--Half t.p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [311]-323) and index.
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".
Subject Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.)
Ethnicity -- United States -- Historiography.
Nationalism -- United States -- Historiography.
Sex role -- United States -- Historiography.
Consumption (Economics) -- Social aspects -- United States.
Souvenirs (Keepsakes) -- United States.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Historiography.
Variant Title Ellis Island snowglobe.
ISBN 0822335786 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822335913 (paperback: alk. paper)