Chicago Review Press "The Dangerous Divide" Book is written by Peter Eichstaedt and reveals the tragic situation that has evolved along the border.
Chicago Review Press "The Dangerous Divide" Book shares the stories of migrants desperate for work or to be reunited with family. Book explores America's tortured relations with Mexico focusing on providing a rational way out of the border.
Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
Title: "The Dangerous Divide: Peril and Promise on the US-Mexico Border"
Author: Peter Eichstaedt
Subject: History of the Americas
Number of pages: 256
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Publication date: 5/1/2014
Size: 6.1"H x 9"W x 0.9"D
Book an insightful and fascinating on-the-ground account of how the US-Mexico divide has turned into an increasingly militarized frontier of fear
Demonstrates how a long legacy of often-willful misunderstanding has made two neighboring nations into perennial strangers, and rendered rational solutions elusive
Book illuminates the strange world of the U.S.-Mexican border, a world inhabited by ruthless drug traffickers and gunrunners, desperate yet hopeful migrants, politicians of all stripes and views, multiple layers of law enforcement and bigots
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