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Dinnerstein, Leonard

Works: 46 works in 346 publications in 2 languages and 17,431 library holdings
Genres: History  Trials, litigation, etc  Personal narratives  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: E184.A1, 325.73
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Most widely held works by Leonard Dinnerstein
Ethnic Americans : a history of immigration by Leonard Dinnerstein( Book )
55 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 2,490 libraries worldwide
Ethnic Americans provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of immigration and assimilation of European, Asian, and Latin American peoples from 1607 to the present. The fourth edition has been revised and expanded to incorporate new research on women immigrants, the new refugees, and the continuing asylum crisis of the 1990s
Antisemitism in America by Leonard Dinnerstein( Book )
20 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 1,519 libraries worldwide
Is antisemitism on the rise in America? Did the "hymietown" comment by Jesse Jackson and the Crown Heights riot signal a resurgence of antisemitism among blacks? The surprising answer to both questions, according to Leonard Dinnerstein, is no--Jews have never been more at home in America. But what we are seeing today, he writes, are the well-publicized results of a long tradition of prejudice, suspicion, and hatred against Jews--the direct product of the Christian teachings underlying so much of America's national heritage. In Antisemitism in America, Leonard Dinnerstein provides a landmark wo
The Leo Frank case by Leonard Dinnerstein( Book )
23 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and held by 1,393 libraries worldwide
In April 1913 the body of thirteen-year-old Mary Phagan was found in the basement of the Atlanta pencil factory where she worked. Leo Frank, the northern Jew who managed the factory and the last person who admitted seeing her alive, was arrested and accused of her murder. After two years of trials highlighted by sensational newspaper coverage, popular hysteria, and legal demagogery, Frank was sentenced to death. Georgia's governor commuted the sentence to life imprisonment. But then an outraged mob, dedicated to the execution of "justice," kidnapped Frank from prison and lynched him near Mary's hometown. The only full account of the murders of Mary Phagan and Leo Frank includes a new preface presenting the most recent evidence of Frank's innocence
America and the survivors of the Holocaust by Leonard Dinnerstein( Book )
13 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 1,203 libraries worldwide
Natives and strangers : a multicultural history of Americans by Leonard Dinnerstein( Book )
31 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,035 libraries worldwide
This multicultural history of Americans should be of interest to students of American immigration, race and ethnicity
Natives and strangers : ethnic groups and the building of America by Leonard Dinnerstein( Book )
14 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 959 libraries worldwide
Natives and strangers : Blacks, Indians, and immigrants in America by Leonard Dinnerstein( Book )
9 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in English and held by 783 libraries worldwide
Brought completely up to date to reflect recent scholarship and the new wave of immigration to the United States in the last decade, the second edition of this immensely popular book highlights a much-neglected dimension of the American past by giving a unique focus to the history of the nation's minority groups. Within the context of the country's economic development, the authors show how blacks, Indians, and immigrant minorities helped transform an agrarian society into the modern industrial-urban nation of the 1990s. Remarkable in the breadth of its coverage, this is the first survey that integrates the experiences of racial, religious, and ethnic minorities to present an overall sense of American history while illuminating major trends in the growth of the United States. The Second Edition includes entirely new material on Indian efforts to retain their cultural independence and their attempts to shape relations with the majority society. The book also new data on recent refugees and current immigration legislation. Written in the same clear, straightforward style that made the previous edition so popular, the Second Edition, which features many well-chosen illustrations, will be essential reading for students of American ethnic history
American vistas by Leonard Dinnerstein( Book )
84 editions published between 1971 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 772 libraries worldwide
Twenty-one essays by journalists and scholars examine significant issues and figures in U.S. history from 1877 to the early 1990s, including federal Indian policy, women's rights, Harry Truman, and Sam Walton
The aliens; a history of ethnic minorities in America by Leonard Dinnerstein( Book )
9 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 699 libraries worldwide
This book is organized in four parts. Part one, "The Colonial Era," includes the following essays: "The treatment of the Indians in Plymouth Colony," D. Bushnell; "The dynamics of unopposed capitalism," S. Elkins; "Benjamin Franklin and the Pennsylvania Germans," G. Weaver; and "Frontier society," J. Leyburn. Part two, "The Young Republic," includes such essays as: "Indian removal and land allotment: the civilized tribes and Jacksonian justice," M. Young; "The black worker," W. E. B. Du Bois; "When America was the land of Canaan," (an essay concerning Scandinavian immigrants) G. Stephenson; "The attempt to found a new Germany in Missouri," J. Hawgood; and, "The development of group consciousness," (an essay concerning Irish immigrants) O. Handlin. Part three, "The Industrial Transformation," includes such essays as: "An Indian's view of Indian affairs," J. Young; "The new slavery in the South--an autobiography," a Georgia Negro Peon; "Quebec to 'Little Canada': The coming of the French Canadians to New England in the Nineteenth century," I. Podea; "Jews in America," The Editors of Fortune; "The Polish-American community," W. Thomas and F. Znaniecki; and "White community and 'Yellow Peril,'" F. Matthews. Part four, "Ethnic minorities in contemporary America," includes five essays. A coda to this volume is the essay: "American Negro and Immigrant Experience: similarities and differences," J. Appel. (Jm)
Jews in the South by Leonard Dinnerstein( Book )
7 editions published between 1969 and 1973 in English and held by 655 libraries worldwide
Uneasy at home : antisemitism and the American Jewish experience by Leonard Dinnerstein( Book )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 500 libraries worldwide
Uncertain Americans : readings in ethnic history by Leonard Dinnerstein( Book )
8 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 477 libraries worldwide
Decisions and revisions : interpretations of twentieth-century American history by Jean Christie( Book )
7 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Natives and strangers : a history of ethnic Americans by Leonard Dinnerstein( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
Now in its fifth edition, Natives and Strangers: A History of Ethnic Americans addresses these and many other vital questions. A comprehensive and accessible text, this unique volume explores various aspects of American minority group history. Examining the impact that America has had on minority peoples and cultures--and vice versa--it also provides insights into the different conditions, conflicts, and contradictions that members of American minority groups experienced. As in earlier editions, the fifth edition integrates the experiences of various racial, religious, and national minorities from around the globe--including American Indians, African Americans, and immigrants from Europe, Asia, Latin America, and other parts of the world--explaining how their histories intertwined with the emergence of modern America. Revised, updated, and condensed, the fifth edition of Natives and Strangers incorporates the latest research on such critical topics as American Indian affairs, western American development, and African American experiences. It also focuses on successive waves of different immigrants while exploring the evolution and complexities of American immigration policies. The authors conclude with reflections on where the nation stands today as an ethnically and racially diverse society. Featuring anecdotes, charts, graphs, tables, and an extensive updated bibliography, Natives and Strangers, Fifth Edition, is ideal for undergraduate courses that cover immigration, American social history, and American ethnic groups. -- Back cover
Antisemitism in the United States by Leonard Dinnerstein( Book )
4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
The world comes to America : immigration to the United States since 1945 by Leonard Dinnerstein( Book )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
"The World Comes to America provides an overview of the groups of immigrants who arrived in the United States after World War II ended in 1945. Authors Leonard Dinnerstein and David M. Reimers examine the groups who came to America, explaining their reasons for immigrating, noting where they settled, and discussing how they fared once they arrived. The authors cover conflicting American attitudes towards welcoming strangers and the different policies that congress pursued to aid - or to delay - the entry of foreigners to America."--Back cover
American vistas by Leonard Dinnerstein( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
American vistas by Leonard Dinnerstein( Book )
5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
American vistas by Leonard Dinnerstein( Book )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
America since World War II : historical interpretations ( Book )
4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Dinnerstein, L. 1934-
Dinnerstein, Leonard
דינרשטין, ליאונרד
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Italian (1)
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