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Other immigrants : the global origins of the American people

Author: David M Reimers
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Publisher description: In Other immigrants, David M. Reimers offers the first comprehensive account of non-European immigration, chronicling the compelling and diverse stories of frequently overlooked Americans. Reimers traces the early history of Black, Hispanic, and Asian immigrants from the fifteenth century through World War II, when racial hostility led to the virtual exclusion of Asians and aggression towards  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
History (form)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David M Reimers
ISBN: 0814775349 9780814775349 0814775357 9780814775356
OCLC Number: 56011879
Description: x, 389 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The beginnings, 1550-1900 --
Asians in Hawaii and the United States --
North to America, 1900-1940 --
El Norte: Mexicans, 1940-present --
Central and South Americans --
Across the Pacific again, East Asian immigrants --
Across the Pacific again, South Asian immigrants --
Middle Easterners --
The new Black immigrants --
Refugees: Cubans and Asians.
Responsibility: David M. Reimers.
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Blacks, Hispanics, and Asians represent three of every four immigrants who arrived in the United States after 1970. In "Other Immigrants", David M. Reimers offers a comprehensive account of  Read more...

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"Reimers possesses a gift for weaving together chronological narrative and sociology." * The Journal of American History * "The capstone of ground-breaking work on immigration, Reimers thoughtful Read more...

 
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