L&S Bookshelf

Enjoy a sampling of books by UC Davis College of Letters and Science faculty. Haitian Refugees and the Making of the US Maritime Border

Islands of Sovereignty: Haitian Migration and the Borders of Empire (University of Chicago Press, January 2019, by Jeffrey Kahn, assistant professor of anthropology, offers a new interpretation of the transformation of U.S. borders during the late 20th century and its implications for our understanding of the nation-state as a legal and political form.