In his book “Border Land, Border Water: A History of Construction on the U.S.-Mexico Divide,” author C.J. Alvarez explores 150 years of border-barrier history.
SOURCE: The Washington Post
by Julia G. Young
More than a century after the first World Day of Migrants and Refugees, communities continue to resist nativism and fight for immigrant rights
Expansion and Motivation: Frontiers and Borders in the Past and Present of the United States and Russia
by Robert W. Thurston
Greg Grandin's The End of the Myth, David McCullough's The Pioneers, and Angela Stent's Putin’s World push us to consider and compare the history of the frontier and borders.
SOURCE: Chicago Tribune
“How to Hide an Empire” builds towards a single, reality-scrambling concept: that the familiar map of the United States you know, sea to shining sea, Atlantic to Pacific, Canada to Mexico, is wrong.
SOURCE: Rolling Stone
"The more you build walls, the more the other side becomes foreign and you fear it."
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Tore Olsson
As long as Americans continue to flood into Mexico, the wall will do little to deter crossings.
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