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A tale of two cities : Santo Domingo and New York after 1950

Author: Jesse Hoffnung-Garskof
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2008]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the second half of the 20th century Dominicans became New York City's largest and poorest, new immigrant group. By 1990, one of every ten Dominicans lived in New York. This text tells the fascinating story of this emblematic migration from Latin America to the United States.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hoffnung-Garskof, Jesse, 1971-
Tale of two cities.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007010934
(OCoLC)122291276
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jesse Hoffnung-Garskof
ISBN: 9780691188393 0691188394
OCLC Number: 1044748091
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations, maps.
Contents: From the burro to the subway --
Progreso cannot be stopped --
Beautiful barrios for the humble folk --
Yankee, go home ... and take me with you! --
Hispanic, whatever that's supposed to mean --
To have an identity here --
Not how they paint it --
Strange costumbres.
Responsibility: Jesse Hoffnung-Garskof.
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In the second half of the 20th century Dominicans became New York City's largest and poorest, new immigrant group. By 1990, one of every ten Dominicans lived in New York. This text tells the fascinating story of this emblematic migration from Latin America to the United States.

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