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The Ethnic frontier : essays in the history of group survival in Chicago and the Midwest

Author: Melvin G Holli; Peter d'Alroy Jones
Publisher: Grand Rapids : Eerdmans, ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ethnic frontier.
Grand Rapids : Eerdmans, ©1977
(OCoLC)747307575
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Melvin G Holli; Peter d'Alroy Jones
ISBN: 0802835058 9780802835055 080281705X 9780802817051
OCLC Number: 3072644
Description: 422 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : The cauldron of American values / Peter d'A. Jones and Melvin G. Holli --
Part I. Diverse roots --
"Wild" Chicago : The formation and destruction of a multiracial community on the midwestern frontier, 1816-1837 / Jacqueline Peterson --
French Detroit : The clash of feudal and Yankee values / Melvin H. Holli --
The Ben Ishmael tribe : A fugitive "nation" of the Old Northwest / Hugo P. Leaming --
"Becoming American" : The role of ethnic leaders- Swedes, Poles, Italians, Jews / Victor Greene --
Part II. The urban frontier : Chicago --
Polish Chicago : Survival through solidarity / Edward R. Kantowicz --
Black Chicago : Accommodationist politics before the great migration / Charles Branham --
Jewish Chicago : From diversity to community / Edward Mazur --
Mexican Chicago : Chicano assimilation aborted, 1939-52 / Louise Ano Nuevo Kerr --
Part III. The struggle continues --
Race and housing : Violence and communal protest in Chicago, 1940-1960 / Arnold Hirsch.
Other Titles: Essays in the history of group survival in Chicago and the Midwest
Responsibility: edited by Melvin G. Holli and Peter d'A. Jones.
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