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The closing of the American border

terrorism, immigration, and security since 9/11

by Edward H. Alden

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Published by Harper in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention,
  • Border security -- United States,
  • National security -- United States,
  • United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementEdward Alden.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJV6483 .A4354 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16840445M
    ISBN 109780061558399
    LC Control Number2008018718

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As early. This book explores the evolution through history of the existence and myth of the frontier in the American self image and psychic. For some rhetoricians it was the frontier that ennobled America's can-do spirit of adventure and exploration into new things and places/5().

The idea of the border wall has thus replaced the myth of American limitlessness, Grandin concludes, serving as “a monument to the final closing of the frontier.”.

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probably had the most liberal immigration policies in the world and a border in name only. Since then, according to the author, the efforts to balance.