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Author: Jeff Hay
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, ©2001.
Series: Turning points (Greenhaven Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays discuss the history of immigration in the United States and the social, economic, and cultural implications it has had for various countries.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Hay
ISBN: 0737706384 9780737706383 0737706392 9780737706390
OCLC Number: 45313904
Description: 252 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: A brief history of immigration in the United States --
THE FIRST GREAT WAVE: EUROPEAN EMIGRATION FORM 1830 TO 1880: Seeking economic opportunity in the United States / Leonard Dinnerstein and David M. Reimers --
The business of encouraging immigration / Carol Wittke --
European left home for many reasons / Maldwyn Allen Jones --
Immigrant destinations / Maxine Seller --
The rise of anti-immigrant sentiment / Roger Daniels --
THE SECOND GREAT WAVE: EUROPEAN EMIGRATION FORM 1880 TO 1924: Immigrants and their accomplishments / John F. Kennedy --
Ellis Island: the first stop for most immigrants / Georges Perec with Robert Bober --
Settlement and work for the new immigrants / Sean Dennis Cashman --
Assimilating the new immigrants / Richard Krickus --
The challenges of fitting in / Philip Taylor --
EMIGRATION FROM ASIA: America wanted Asian workers / Ronald Takaki --
Chinese and Japanese emigrants find their way / Robert A. Wilson and Bill Hosokawa --
Chinese immogrants adapted well / Jack Chen --
The Japanese were unique among immigrant groups / Thomas Sowell --
Americans from Asia: the Filipinos / H. Brett Melendy --
EMIGRATION FROM MEXICO: Moving from Mexican to American control / James Diego Vigil --
Many Mexicans were only temporary residents / Lawrence H. Fuchs --
Mexican emigrants could only partially assimilate / Richard Griswold Castillo and Arnoldo De Leon --
THE OPEN DOOR CLOSES: Emigration from China is restricted first / Ellis Case --
The rising anti-immigrant tide / David M. Reimers --
Restricting immigration was good for America / Roy Beck --
World War I encouraged immigration restrictions / John Higham.
Series Title: Turning points (Greenhaven Press)
Responsibility: Jeff Hay, book editor.
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Essays discuss the history of immigration in the United States and the social, economic, and cultural implications it has had for various countries.

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