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Author Gardner, Martha Mabie.

Title The qualities of a citizen : women, immigration, and citizenship, 1870-1965 / Martha Gardner.

Publication Info. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2005]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  325.73 G227Q    Check Shelf
Description viii, 271 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I: Wives, mothers, and maids. Immigrants, citizens, and marriage ; The limits of derivative citizenship ; Seeing difference ; Constructing a moral border ; Likely to become ; Toil and trouble -- II: Citizens, residents, and non-Americans. When Americans are not citizens ; When citizens are not white ; Reproducing the nation ; Women in need ; At work in the nation -- III: Marriage, family, and the law. Families, made in America ; Marriage and morality ; Regulating belonging.
Subject Women immigrants -- Government policy -- United States -- History.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy -- History.
Citizenship -- United States -- History.
Social role -- United States -- History.
Emigration and immigration law -- United States -- History.
ISBN 0691089930 cloth alkaline paper
9780691089935 cloth alkaline paper
9780691144436 paperback
0691144435 paperback
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