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Immigration as a factor in American history.

Author: Oscar Handlin
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, 1959.
Series: Spectrum book., S-2.
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TRACES THE HISTORY OF IMMIGRANTS DESCRIBING PROBLEMS OF ADJUSTMENT AND HIS INDISPENSABLE ROLE IN THE INDUSTRY, AGRICULTURE, POLITICS, AND CULTURAL LIFE OF AMERICA.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Handlin, Oscar, 1915-2011.
Immigration as a factor in American history.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall, 1959
(OCoLC)558088342
Online version:
Handlin, Oscar, 1915-2011.
Immigration as a factor in American history.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall, 1959
(OCoLC)609440216
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Handlin
OCLC Number: 421652
Description: 206 pages : illustrations, charts ; 22 cm.
Contents: The Dimensions of the Problem --
The Lessons of the Colonial Experience / William Rawle --
The Westward Flow of Peoples / Marcus L. Hansen --
Some Indications of Volume / Brown and Roucek --
Some Indications of Motive / Samuel Gompers --
The Old World Background --
The Flight from Famine in Ireland / Father John O'Sullivan, Lord Mountcashell --
Migration out of Germany / Chambers's Edinburgh Journal --
The Disruption of the East European Economy / Emily Greene Balch --
The Source of Italian Labor / John Foster Carr --
The Perils of the Crossing / Andreas Geyer, Robert Louis Stevenson --
The Economic Adjustment --
The Immigrant and American Agriculture / Marcus L. Hansen, Calvin Colton --
The Immigrant Artisan / S.H. Collins --
The Immigrant Buisnessman / Abraham Kohn --
The Immigrant and the Labor Market / United States Immigration Commission, Isaac A. Hourwich --
The Industries Manned by Immigrants / Hagerstown Torch-Light, John D. Warner, W.R. Jones, Peter Roberts --
The Immigrant and American Population / Francis A. Walker, Walter F. Willcox --
Immigrant Organization --
The Churches / Stuart --
Immigrant Organization for Self-Help / Massachusetts Commission of Immigration --
To Preserve the Old Culture / A.M. Skibinska, Mark Villchur, Mordicai Soltes --
The Immigrant in American Politics --
The Immigrant and the City Machine / Lincoln Steffens, George W. Plunkitt, Robert A. Woods --
Widening Visions of Politics / Carl Schurz, Alfred E. Smith --
American Politics and the Outer World / John Hay --
Cultural Contributions --
The European Scholar as Teacher / Palmer --
The European as an Impresario / Theodore Thomas --
An Immigrant Author / Lincoln Colcord --
Grace as an Aspect of Culture / Charles F. Read --
The Passionate Italian / Putnam's Monthly --
The Good-Natured German / Charles F. Adams --
Realism in the Yiddish Theater / Hutchins Hapgood --
Conceptions of Americanization --
America as a Melting Pot / Crevecoeur, Emma Lazarus, Israel Zangwil, Percy S. Grant --
Cultural Pluralism / Horace M. Kallen, Carl H. Grabo --
Advocates of Assimilation / Richmond Mayo-Smith --
The Immigrant Views His Own Adjustment / Polish Immigrant, A.R. Dugmore --
Restriction --
The Orientals and Color Predjudice / Mary R. Coolidge, Carey McWilliams --
Religious Intolerance / Oscar and Mary F. Handlin --
Racism / Madison Grant --
The Literacy Test Defended / Samuel Gompers --
The Literacy Test Condemned / Woodrow Wilson --
Effects of the War / Robert DeC. Ward --
The Quota System and Its Effects / William S. Bernard --
The Aftermath --
America: A Land of Immigrants / President's Commission on Immigration.
Series Title: Spectrum book., S-2.

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TRACES THE HISTORY OF IMMIGRANTS DESCRIBING PROBLEMS OF ADJUSTMENT AND HIS INDISPENSABLE ROLE IN THE INDUSTRY, AGRICULTURE, POLITICS, AND CULTURAL LIFE OF AMERICA.

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