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Working toward Whiteness : how America's immigrants became White : the strange journey from Ellis Island to the suburbs

Even into the early part of the 20th century, ethnic groups such as Jews, Italians and Poles occupied a confused racial status in America. This text explores the murky realities of race in 20th century America, explaining how they transformed into the 'white ethnics' of today's America
Print Book, English, ©2005
Basic Books, New York, ©2005