True faith and allegiance : immigration and American civil nationalism / Noah Pickus.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2007Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 257 p.).ISBN: 9781400826919 (electronic bk.); 1400826918 (electronic bk.).Other title: True faith & allegiance | Immigration and American civil nationalism.Subject(s): Citizenship -- United States -- History | Americanization -- History | United States -- Emigration and immigration -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: True faith and allegiance.DDC classification: 323.60973 LOC classification: JK1759 | .P53 2007Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Originally published: 2005.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -239) and index.
Preface; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE: Immigration, Citizenship, and the Nation's Founding; CHAPTER TWO: Alienage and Nationalism in the Early Republic; CHAPTER THREE: The Free White Clause of 1790; CHAPTER FOUR: Americanization and Pluralism in the Progressive Era; CHAPTER FIVE: Nationalism in the Progressive Era; CHAPTER SIX: World War I and the Turn to Coercion; CHAPTER SEVEN: Immigration and Citizenship at Century's End; CHAPTER EIGHT: A New Civic Nationalism; Epilogue; Notes; Index.
True Faith and Allegiance is a provocative account of nationalism and the politics of turning immigrants into citizens and Americans. Noah Pickus offers an alternative to the wild swings between emotionally fraught positions on immigration and citizenship of the past two decades. Drawing on political theory, history, and law, he argues for a renewed civic nationalism that melds principles and peoplehood. This tradition of civic nationalism held sway at America's founding and in the Progressive Era. Pickus explores how, from James Madison to Teddy Roosevelt, its proponents sought to combine reas.
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