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Land of the second chance; a history of ethnic groups in southern Alberta.

Author: Howard Palmer
Publisher: Alberta, Lethbridge Herald, ©1972.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Palmer, Howard, 1946-
Land of the second chance.
Alberta, Lethbridge Herald, ©1972
(OCoLC)592271371
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Palmer
OCLC Number: 2736238
Description: 287 pages map 22 cm
Contents: 1. Dutch: Early Settlement ; Population pressure forces Immigration ; Preservation of Religious Beliefs --
2. Hungarians: Early Settlement ; Post World War I Immigration ; Post World War II Immigration ; Integration --
3. Hutterites: Group Origin ; First Alberta Colonies Established ; Hutterite Expansion Restricted ; Values, Authority, Patterns, Family Life, and Education ; Economic Organization ; Social Solidarity and Conflict --
4. Chinese: Origins of Settlement ; Attitudes toward the Chinese ; Immigration and Ethnic Organization ; Family and Religious Behavior ; Occupations and Assimilation --
5. Poles: Early Settlement ; Post World War II Immigration ; Religious and Political Behavior --
6. Ukrainians: Early Settlement ; Attitudes toward Ukrainians ; Settlement and Occupational Patterns ; Impact of World War I on Ukrainian-Canadians --
Ukrainian Immigration after World War I ; Ukrainian Immigration after World War II ; Greek Orthodox and Ukrainian Catholic Churches ; Protestant Churches and the Ukrainians ; Ukrainian-Canadian Organizations ; Political Behavior and Contemporary Social Trends --
7. Mennonites: Persecution Leads to Migration ; Mennonites in Western Canada ; Settlement in Alberta after World War I ; Blocked Entry ; Impact of Depression and War ; Post World War II Immigration ; Old Colony Mennonites ; Contemporary Social Trends --
8. Japanese: Roles of Rejection ; Japanese Settlement in Southern Alberta ; Relocation ; Problems in Settlement ; Economic and Religious Adjustment and Political Behavior --
9. Jews: Early Jewish Settlement in Canada ; Jewish Settlement in Alberta ; Immigration after World War I and II ; Religious Life and Education ; Jewish Family and Organizational Life --
10. Mormons: Origins of the Mormon Church ; Beginnings of Mormon Settlement in Western Canada ; Polygamy and Attitudes toward Mormons ; Economic Development and Further Immigration ; Settlement in Southern Alberta ; Mormon Political Behavior ; Contemporary Trends ; Break-off Group ; Conclusion --
11. Scandinavians: Scandinavian Settlement in Western Canada ; Scandinavians in Alberta ; Settlement Process in Southern Alberta ; Churches Among the Scandinavians ; Scandinavians in Lethbridge and Post World War II Immigration --
12. Italians: Settlement before World War I ; Post War Immigration and Italian Social Life ; Post World War II Immigration ; Organizational Life and Assimilation ; Political Behavior and Attitudes toward Italians --
13. Germans: Pre-World War I Settlement ; Attitudes toward Germans and Impact of World War I ; Post World War I Immigration and Settlement in Alberta ; Reaction to Hitler and the Impact of World War II ; Post World War II Immigration ; Religious and Secular Organizations ; Conclusion --
14. Czechs and Slovaks: Pre-World War I Immigration ; Inter-War Immigration ; Post World War II Immigration --
15. Doukhobors --
16. British --
17. Americans --
18. Other Ethnic Groups: French ; Greeks ; Spanish ; Estonians ; Russians ; Lithuanians ; Croats ; Slovenes --
19. Conclusion: The Impact of Immigration on Alberta ; Motivation ; Ethnicity and Settlement Patterns ; Impact of Immigration on the Economy ; Impact of Immigration on Politics and Labor ; Ethnic Organizations and Churches ; Religion ; Values ; Social Consequences of Immigration ; Attitudes toward Non-Anglo Saxon Ethnic Groups ; Assimilation.

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