The most impressive features of this book are its readability and its engagingly broad definition of smuggling across time and place ... much scholarly research has gone into its writing. Emma Hart, Sehepunkte Sweeping together all these various kinds of boundary defiance as documented previously by diverse historians including Doran Ben-Atar, Andrew Cohen and Erika Lee among others, Andreas manages to cover the whole history of the US, managing a case that borders have time and again provided the occasion for adding to the power and cost of the American government. Eric Rauchway, The Times Literary Supplement
About the Author
is a professor in the Department of Political Science and the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University. He was previously an Academy Scholar at Harvard University, a Research Fellow at the Brookings Institution, and an SSRC-MacArthur Foundation Fellow on International Peace and Security. Andreas has written numerous books, published widely in scholarly journals and policy magazines, presented Congressional testimony, written op-eds for major newspapers, and provided frequent media commentary.