David Kennedy: Race, immigration and democracy in America
22 February 2001
Show More Making Americans: Immigration, Race and the Origins of the Diverse Democracy by Desmond King.
Harvard, 388 pp., £29.95, June 2000, 0 674 00088 9Show More
“... of immigrants, including even those who came over here on the Mayflower.’ Strictly speaking, even the exception for Indians might be disallowed, since they, too, migrated to the American continents from elsewhere. There are other settler societies, including conspicuously Australia, Argentina, and Canada. But on a scale that dwarfs the experience ...”