JAEH Archive / Vol. 37, No. 2, Winter 2018

Journal of American Ethnic History

Vol. 37, No. 2, Winter 2018

Table of Contents


“John Chinaman” in Alabama: Immigration, Race, and Empire in the New South, 1870–1920

By: Jennifer Brooks

Naphtha Drunks, Lead Colic, and the Smelter Shakes: The Inordinate Exposure of Immigrant Workers to Occupational Health Hazards at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

By: Alan Derickson


Benevolent Empire: U.S. Power, Humanitarianism, and the World's Dispossessed by Stephen R. Porter

By: John Rosinbum

Lincoln and the Immigrant by Jason H. Silverman

By: Ian Delahanty

Irish Stereotypes in Vaudeville, 1865–1905 by Jennifer Mooney

By: M. Alison Kibler

Beyond Deportation: The Role of Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration Cases by Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia

By: Smita Ghosh

Robert Parris Moses: A Life in Civil Rights and Leadership at the Grassroots by Laura Visser-Maessen

By: Eric R. Jackson

From New Peoples to New Nations: Aspects of Métis History and Identity from the Eighteenth to the Twenty-First Centuries by Gerhard J. Ens and Joe Sawchuk

By: Heather Devine

Sport and the American Occupation of the Philippines: Bats, Balls, and Bayonets by Gerald R. Gems

By: William M. Simons

Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910–1930 by Benjamin René Jordan

By: Clif Stratton

Dirty Deeds: Land, Violence, and the 1856 San Francisco Vigilance Committee by Nancy J. Taniguchi

By: Tamara Venit-Shelton

Defectives in the Land: Disability and Immigration in the Age of Eugenics by Douglas C. Baynton

By: Valentina Capurri

The Lives of Chang and Eng: Siam's Twins in Nineteenth-Century America by Joseph Andrew Orser

By: Edward Tang

Borderline Canadianness: Border Crossings and Everyday Nationalism in Niagara by Jane Helleiner

By: Soma Chatterjee

Unfreedom: Slavery and Dependence in Eighteenth-Century Boston by Jared Ross Hardesty

By: Robert G. Parkinson

Irish-American Autobiography: The Divided Hearts of Athletes, Priests, Pilgrims, and More by James Silas Rogers

By: Christopher Dowd

Dark Work: The Business of Slavery in Rhode Island by Christy Clark-Pujara

By: Holly M. Kent

Beer of Broadway Fame: The Piel Family and Their Brooklyn Brewery by Alfred W. McCoy

By: Mark Benbow

The Threshold of Manifest Destiny: Gender and National Expansion in Florida by Laurel Clark Shire

By: Laura-Eve Moss

Elusive Refuge: Chinese Migrants in the Cold War by Laura Madokoro

By: Angelina Chin

Forging a Laboring Race: The African American Worker in the Progressive Imagination by Paul R. D. Lawrie

By: Robin D. Muhammad

Frontier Country: The Politics of War in Early Pennsylvania by Patrick Spero

By: Paul B. Moyer