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Race, nation, and refuge : the rhetoric of race in Asian American citizenship cases

Coulson, Doug, 1969- author

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  • Creator Doug Coulson
  • Format Books
  • Publication Albany : State University of New York Press, [2017]
  • Physical Details
    • xxxi, 285 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 1438466617, 9781438466613
  • OCLC ocn962025609


  • Based on the author's thesis (doctoral - University of Texas at Austin, 2013) issued under title: The rhetoric of common enemies in the racial prerequisites to naturalized citizenship before 1952.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Introduction -- Mongolian invaders, the bureau of naturalization, and Ozawa -- The Ghadr party and the Indian caste system in Thind -- The Armenian genocide, martyrdom, and Cartozian -- World War II alliances in Asia and the end of racial eligibility for naturalization -- Conclusion : race, sovereignty, and transcendence