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Natives and strangers : a multicultural history of Americans

Author: Leonard Dinnerstein; Roger L Nichols; David M Reimers
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Explores the various aspects of minority group history in America, describing the impact America has had on minority cultures and providing some understanding of the different conditions, conflicts,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Dinnerstein; Roger L Nichols; David M Reimers
ISBN: 0195147731 9780195147735
OCLC Number: 49952415
Description: ix, 310 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. Colonial Foundations (1600-1780s) --
Coming of the English --
Indians and Anglo-Americans --
Attracting Settlers --
Development of Slavery and Racism --
European Minorities --
Colonial Social Structure --
Racial Minorities and the Revolution --
2. Forging a New Nation: The South (1776-1840s) --
New Situation --
Territorial Growth --
Indian Relations --
Southern Antislavery Falters --
Southern Free Blacks --
Slavery in the Old South --
Poor Whites --
3. Forging a New Nation: The North (1776-1840s) --
Indian Relations --
Northern Antislavery Succeeds --
Immigration and Assimilation --
Fear of Foreigners --
Movement West --
Urban and Industrial Growth --
Free Blacks in the North --
Renewal of Immigration --
Mormons and Group Suppression --
Manifest Destiny --
4. Surge of Immigrants (1840s-1880s) --
Settlement Patterns --
Germans and the Irish --
Coming of the Civil War --
Blacks and the Domestic Crisis --
Postwar Immigration --
Finding Employment --
Living Conditions --
Animosity toward Blacks and Foreigners --
Anti-Catholicism --
Political Nativism --
5. Burgeoning Industrialism and a Massive Movement of Peoples (1880s-1930s) --
Industrial Expansion --
Uprooted Peoples --
Immigrant Settlement --
New Immigrants --
Black Migration North --
6. Process of Adjustment (1880s-1930s) --
Wages and Working Conditions --
Tenement Districts --
Voluntary Associations --
Black Associations --
Cultural and Recreational Activities --
Churches and Parochial Education --
Public Education --
Minority Press --
Maintaining Old World Ties --
Politics --
Social Mobility --
Assimilation --
7. Ethnic Groups and the Development of the West (1840s-1930s) --
Mining Frontier --
Chinese --
Railroads --
Indian Wars and Reservations --
Mormons --
Ranchers and Livestock Production --
Farmers --
Japanese --
Koreans --
Mexicans --
Other Immigrants --
8. Ethnic Tensions and Conflicts (1880s-1945) --
Pseudoscientific Racism --
Triumph of Jim Crowism --
Treatment of Indians --
Attitudes Toward Asians --
Attitudes Toward Europeans --
Interethnic Conflict --
Religious Bigotry --
World War I --
Immigration Restriction --
Mexican Experience --
Economic Depression and Increased Tensions --
"Concentration Camps U.S.A." --
9. Movement, Mobility, and Cultural Adaptation (1941-2003) --
Impact of World War II --
Southerners Move North --
Suburbs and the Rise of the Sun Belt and the West --
American Indian Migration --
Renewed European Immigration --
Prosperity and Mobility --
Retaining Ethnic Ties --
Ethnic Groups and Politics --
10. Struggle for Equality (1945-2003) --
Deprived Minorities --
Toward Civil Rights --
Movement for Black Power --
Hispanics --
Asians --
Indians --
White Ethnic Groups --
11. New Multiculturalism --
Beyond Europe: The Global Immigrants --
Mexicans --
Cubans --
Other Latinos --
New Asian Immigrants --
Near Easterners --
West Indians --
New African Immigrants --
Renewed Anxiety Over Immigration.
Responsibility: Leonard Dinnerstein, Roger L. Nichols, David M. Reimers
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