Index
Adams, John, 11, 123, 187 n. 15
Adams, John Quincy, 12, 37
Afghanistan, 173–75
African Americans, xii, 14, 40–42,
61–62, 65–67, 86–88, 97, 104, 107,
144, 149. See also Immigration:
race and racialization and; Race
and racial inequality; Slavery
Agrarianism, 8, 20–21, 27, 31, 35, 37,
40–46, 56, 62–66, 85, 87, 99, 107,
111, 113, 164
Alien and Sedition Acts, 11, 114, 117,
172
Alien Nation (Brimelow), 119, 166
Ambivalence, 16–18, 21–22, 31–33, 35,
39–40, 42, 46, 49, 78, 80, 92, 121,
172
American Civil Liberties Union,
170
American exceptionalism, x–xi, 7,
13, 26, 49–53, 54, 60–61, 64, 67,
77, 79, 106, 108, 121, 123, 174, 180
n. 19
American Federation of Labor, 20.
See also Labor
American Protective Association,
118
American Scenic and Historic
Preservation Society, 179 n. 5
Amnesia, historical. See Disavowal
Angel Island, 133, 140. See also Ellis
Island Museum of Immigration
Antinomy, 16–18, 21–22, 31–33, 35,
39–40, 42, 46, 49, 78, 80, 92, 121,
172
Anti-Terrorism Act of 2001, 169. See
also Patriot Act; September 11;
Terrorism
Asiatic Barred Zone, 20
Assimilation, 12, 32, 64, 108, 114,
117, 122, 124–25, 129, 140, 180 n. 28
Ayscoufgh, Samuel, 182 n. 11
Bentham, Jeremy, 69, 155; Panopti-
con of, 155–56, 159
Bin Laden, Osama, 173, 175
Birbeck, Morris, 28
‘‘Black Lucifer’’ (Whitman), 82
Border control: border as ‘‘open
wound’’ and, 167–68; Border
Patrol and, 9, 21, 148–69, 189 n. 1;
Canada and, 143–44, 190 n. 15;
cultural and ethnic stereotypes
in, 148–51, 153, 163; delinquency
and, 22, 160–67; detecting crimi-
nals and, 148–49, 152–53, 154, 189
n. 12; differential modes of polic-
ing and, 149–50; discipline and,
2, 3, 75, 142, 143–68, 170; drug
interdiction and, 144, 149, 150,
152–55, 157; European Union and,
xii; gender and, 144; Mexico and,
xii, 9, 21, 76, 111, 145–46, 150, 156–
59, 161–63, 165–68, 190 nn. 15–16;
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