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Coming to America : a history of immigration and ethnicity in American life

Author: Roger Daniels
Publisher: New York : Perennial, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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With a timely new chapter on immigration in the current age of globalization, a new Preface, and new appendixes with the most recent statistics, this revised edition is an engrossing study of immigration to the United States from the colonial era to the present. Annotation. With a timely new chapter on immigration in the current age of globalization, a new Preface, and new appendixes with the most recent statistics,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Daniels
ISBN: 006050577X 9780060505776
OCLC Number: 50930977
Description: xii, 515 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: pt. I. Colonial America. Overseas migration from Europe ; English immigrants in America: Virginia, Maryland, and New England ; Slavery and immigrants from Africa ; Other Europeans in Colonial America ; Ethnicity and race in American life. --
pt. II. The century of immigration (1820-1924) Pioneers of the century of immigration: Irish, Germans, and Scandinavians ; From the Mediterranean: Italians, Greeks, Arabs, and Armenians ; Eastern Europeans: Poles, Jews, and Hungarians ; Minorities from other regions: Chinese, Japanese, and French Canadians ; The triumph of nativism. --
pt. III. Modern times. Migration in prosperity, depression, and war, 1921-1945 ; From the New World: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans ; Changing the rules: immigration law, 1948-1980 ; The new Asian immigrants ; Caribbeans, Central Americans, and Soviet Jews ; The 1980s and beyond ; Immigration and the age of globalization.
Responsibility: Roger Daniels.
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With a timely new chapter on immigration in the current age of globalization, a new Preface, and new appendixes with the most recent statistics, this revised edition is an engrossing study of immigration to the United States from the colonial era to the present. Annotation. With a timely new chapter on immigration in the current age of globalization, a new Preface, and new appendixes with the most recent statistics, this revised edition is an engrossing study of immigration to the United States from the colonial era to the present.

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