Alien Nation

Author: Elliott Young
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 9781469612966
Size: 15.69 MB
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Young traces the pivotal century of Chinese migration to the Americas, beginning with the 1840s at the start of the "coolie" trade and ending during World War II. This book is the first transnational history of Chinese migration to the Americas. By focusing on the fluidity and complexity of border crossings throughout the Western Hemisphere, Young shows us how Chinese migrants constructed alternative communities and identities through these transnational pathways.

Alien Nation

Author: Peter Brimelow
Publisher: Random House Incorporated
ISBN: UTEXAS:059173001789243
Size: 12.98 MB
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The controversial, bestselling book (37,500 hardcover copies sold) that helps define the debate about one of the most important and hotly contested issues facing America: immigration.

Alien Nation

Author: Gini Koch
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780756411442
Size: 19.97 MB
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Sci-fi action meets steamy paranormal in Gini Koch’s Alien novels, as Katherine “Kitty” Katt faces off against aliens, conspiracies, and deadly secrets. • “Futuristic high-jinks and gripping adventure.” —RT Reviews It’s a typical day of bureaucracy and stress for President and First Lady Jeff and Kitty Katt-Martini, made more stressful when alien spacecraft are spotted making a beeline for Earth, none of them from the Alpha Centauri system. Then a cryptic request from an old adversary pulls Kitty out of the White House and into an explosion—and an even more explosive situation. Not only is the Mastermind back in the game, influencing the Club 51 True Believers to find and destroy all Centaurion bases, but he’s also found a dangerous benefactor and created some frightening new cloning abilities. And, just to make things a little more challenging, those alien spacecraft are coming to ask Kitty for protection, and asylum on Earth. Police stations being blown up and war helicopters in play aren’t enoughto keep Kitty down, especially when she’s got some new alien friends helping out. But what these aliens share will rock the world—the other aliens on theirway to Earth are fleeing an enemy so terrifying that even a Z’porrah ship is trying to get to Earth for safety and protection. And if Earth isn’t able to stop this threat, there may not be anything left of humanity. Now Kitty and Company have to figure out where the Mastermind is and stop him, before any new aliens land. And then they have to save the world from a deadly invasion. Or, as Kitty calls it, Thursday.

Alien Nation

Author: Cannon Schmitt
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812233514
Size: 16.62 MB
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Rife with sexuality, chaos, confusion, and terror, the Gothic has seemed to many of its recent readers to be a subversive genre, resisting enforced gender constructions or straitened notions of rationality, disinterring that which has been forbidden or repressed. In Alien Nation Cannon Schmitt moves away from these models of the genre to chart, instead, the ways in which Gothic fictions and conventions gave shape to a sense of English nationality during the century in which British imperial power was stretching out its greatest reach.

Alien Nation And Repatriation

Author: Patricia Joan Saunders
Publisher:
ISBN: 0739114700
Size: 15.27 MB
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AlieNation and Repatriation is a critical examination of race, sexuality, gender and migration in Caribbean nationalist literatures. The more complex contribution made in this book, however, is its insistence on centering the philosophical implications of interpreting (or translating) black female subjectivity back into the literary landscapes of Caribbean literary and cultural texts from which they were erased or disciplined into silence. This book suggests that reading strategies reproduce hegemonic constructions of black women's identities and postionalities as subjects and citizens in Caribbean literature.