Contesting Race, Sexuality and the Law in the North American West (American Crossroads #31)
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Praise For Stranger Intimacy: Contesting Race, Sexuality and the Law in the North American West (American Crossroads #31)…
“Makes a significant contribution to historical scholarship. . . . But Shah realizes a broader objective, to show how the history of even a small (in numerical terms) minority has important implications for the ways in which all Americans understand the parameters of citizenship.”
— Southern California Quarterly
“Shah convincingly illuminates the intersection of seemingly separate bodies of law regulating citizenship, on the one hand, and intimacy, on the other. . . . An important contribution to the forging of a more complete and inclusive history of the North American West.”
— Journal of American History
"Carefully documented and compellingly narrated. . . . Transforms the central questions in Asian American and immigration history."
— American Historical Review
"The book covers a multitude of fascinating cases that provide insight into the construction of intimacies between South Asian male transient migrants and white, African American, and Latino men and women."
— American Studies Journal
University of California Press, 9780520270879, 358pp.
Publication Date: January 9, 2012