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8 edition of The Ellis Island Snow Globe (A John Hope Franklin Center Book) found in the catalog.

The Ellis Island Snow Globe (A John Hope Franklin Center Book)

by Erica Rand

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American studies,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Immigration & emigration,
  • United States,
  • History,
  • Ethnicity,
  • United States - State & Local - Middle Atlantic,
  • Sociology,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • Gay & Lesbian Studies/Queer Th,
  • Emigration and immigration,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Gay Studies,
  • Ellis Island Immigration Stati,
  • Historiography,
  • Nationalism,
  • Sex role

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages339
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9604754M
    ISBN 100822335786
    ISBN 109780822335788
    OCLC/WorldCa57349046

    Sources we cite in Ellis Island Era Immigration 1 Quoted in Maldwyn Allen Jones, American Immigration (U. of Chicago, ), 2 Alex Gottfried, Boss Cermak of Chicago: A Study of Political Leadership (U. of Washington Press, ), Ellis Island Audio Tour - Self-paced, free audio tours are available in English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Italian, Mandarin, Arabic and Russian. The tour combines both narration and first-hand accounts of the experience at Ellis Island. A single tour covers both Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.

    Book your tickets online for Ellis Island, New York City: See 7, reviews, articles, and 4, photos of Ellis Island, ranked No on Tripadvisor among 1, attractions in New York City/5(K). Karma R. Chávez Associate Professor — Ph.D. I published a book of interviews I conducted related to Palestine while hosting a radio show on WORT-FM in Madison, Wisconsin. The Ellis Island Snow Globe. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 4. Peña, tion: Department Chair And Associate Professor.

    Ellis Island today. Ellis Island is best known as the landing place for many immigrants throughout the 19 th and 20 th centuries. And while this will always be the primary reason that many know of the island’s existence, there are several, little known facts that prove interesting when considering the rich history of the iconic landmark. Ellis Island, island in Upper New York Bay, formerly (–) the United States’ principal immigration reception center. It lies about 1 mile southwest of Manhattan Island, New York City, and about 1, feet east of the New Jersey shore. It became part of Statue of Liberty National Monument in


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The Ellis Island Snow Globe (A John Hope Franklin Center Book) by Erica Rand Download PDF EPUB FB2

In The Ellis Island Snow Globe, Erica Rand, author of the smart and entertaining book Barbie’s Queer Accessories, takes readers on an unconventional tour of Ellis Island, the migration station turned heritage museum, and its neighbor, the Statue of pausing to reflect on what is and is not on display at these two iconic national monuments, Rand focuses attention on whose heritage Author: Erica Rand.

In The Ellis Island Snow Globe, Erica Rand, author of the smart and entertaining book Barbies Queer Accessories, takes readers on an unconventional tour of Ellis Island, the migration station turned heritage museum, and its neighbor, the Statue of pausing to reflect on what is and is not on display at these two iconic national monuments, Rand focuses attention/5.

In The Ellis Island Snow Globe, Erica Rand, author of the smart and entertaining book Barbie’s Queer Accessories, takes readers on an unconventional tour of Ellis Island, the migration station turned heritage museum, and its neighbor, the Statue of Liberty.

The Ellis Island snow globe. [Erica Rand] Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Erica Rand. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: # Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.). In The Ellis Island Snow Globe, Erica Rand, author of the smart and entertaining book Barbie's Queer Accessories, takes readers on an unconventional tour of Ellis Island, the migration station turned heritage museum, and its neighbor, the Statue of pausing to reflect on what is and is not on display at these two iconic national monuments, Rand focuses attention on whose heritage is Price: $ “A standout novel.A rare combination of historical enlightenment and sheer enjoyment.” —Peter Quinn, author of The Man Who Never Returned.

Already a hit in the United Kingdom, Ellis Island by Kate Kerrigan is both a poignant love story and a lyrical, evocative depiction of the immigrant experience in early 20th century America. Set in the s, Kerrigan’s novel tells of a young /5().

A snow globe (also called a waterglobe, snowstorm, or snowdome) is a transparent sphere, traditionally made of glass, enclosing a miniaturized scene of some sort, often together with a model of a town, landscape or figure.

The sphere also encloses the water in the globe; the water serves as the medium through which the "snow" falls. To activate the snow, the globe is shaken to churn up the.

Get this from a library. The Ellis Island snow globe. [Erica Rand] -- A study of the Ellis Island museum, its gift shop, and the Statue of Liberty form the basis of reflections on sex, nation, and immigration.

The Ellis Island Snow Globe By Erica Rand Duke University, $ Self-proclaimed "dyke activist" and academic Erica Rand day-tripped to Ellis Island on a "hot date" and grabbed some shiny souvenirs, including a golf ball emblazoned with an.

The snow globe of the title, which Rand purchased in an Ellis Island gift shop, is just one of the kitschy items that used in the book to reveal connections — surprising, funny, provocative — among these themes.

Rand taps her own experiences, too, as departure points for her arguments. Erica Rand, in her book The Ellis Island Snow Globe, quotes an article that appeared in the New-York Tribune, describing "what happened when Woodhull was called for further examination: [ ] Woodhull told the surgeon "Oh, please don't examine me!" She pleaded.

"I might as well tell you all. Already a hit in the United Kingdom, Ellis Island by Kate Kerrigan is both a poignant love story and a lyrical, evocative depiction of the immigrant experience in early 20th century America.

Set in the s, Kerrigans novel tells of a young Irish woman who must choose between her new life in New York City and her husband back home in Ireland, brilliantly capturing these/5. Need more information. Click here. Are you sure you want to delete this record.

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Click here for additional information on membership levels. The station closed inthe same year as Ellis Island, as the era’s massive wave of immigration ebbed. The building changed hands several times, but in it was acquired by the. In The Ellis Island Snow Globe, Erica Rand, author of the smart and entertaining book Barbie's Queer Accessories, takes readers on an unconventional tour of Ellis Island, the migration station turned heritage museum, and its neighbor, the Statue of Liberty.

Dedicated to the Restoration and Preservation of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. “A standout novel.A rare combination of historical enlightenment and sheer enjoyment.” —Peter Quinn, author of The Man Who Never Returned. Already a hit in the United Kingdom, Ellis Island by Kate Kerrigan is both a poignant love story and a lyrical, evocative depiction of the immigrant experience in early 20th century America.

Set in the s, Kerrigan’s novel tells of a young 4/4(). Coan, Peter M. Ellis Island Interviews: In Their Own Words. New York: Facts On File Incorporated, Coan, Peter M. Toward A Better Life America's New Immigrants in Their Own Words.

From Ellis Island to the Present. Amherst, New York: Prometheus Books, Conway, Lorie. Forgotten Ellis Island: The Extraordinary Story of America's. Table of contents for The Ellis Island snow globe / Erica Rand. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.

Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. In the late s and early s, Ellis Island became a de facto prison for an improbable mix of immigrants, visitors, displaced persons, political dissidents, and refugees from across the globe. Ellis Island is a federally owned island in New York Harbor that was the United States' busiest immigrant inspection station.

From toapproximately 12 million immigrants arriving at the Port of New York and New Jersey were processed there under federal law. Today, it is part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument, accessible to the public only by on: Upper New York Bay.

From Ellis Island to JFK: New York's Two Great Waves of Immigration. By Nancy Fone (New Haven, Yale University Press, x plus pp.). Anthropologist Nancy Foner has produced this imaginative analysis comparing experiences of the major immigrant groups to New York City at the beginning of the twentieth century--Italians and Jews--with those who arrived during the last three.

Children at Ellis Island in the early s, displaying their Christmas gifts. (Photo: AP Images) InSam Lee traveled 7, miles from his native China to begin a .