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A pictorial history of immigration

Author: Oscar Handlin
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, [1972]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the course of immigration to America and discusses its impact on the nation's historical and cultural development.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial Work
illustrated books
Illustrated works
History
Pictorial works
Ouvrages illustrés
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Handlin, Oscar, 1915-
Pictorial history of immigration.
New York, Crown Publishers [1972]
(OCoLC)574434786
Online version:
Handlin, Oscar, 1915-
Pictorial history of immigration.
New York, Crown Publishers [1972]
(OCoLC)607805011
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Handlin
OCLC Number: 389635
Description: 344 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits, facs. ; 29 cm
Contents: From the beginning to 1820 --
Even the Indians were newcomers --
The Old World spreads out --
The English heritage --
The varied breeds of new men --
The Spaniards and French on the frontiers --
Immigrants in bondage --
The Revolution and American nationality --
Peasants in a New World (1820-1880) --
Land of liberty --
The destruction of peasant life --
Crossing by sail --
The exodus from Ireland --
The Germans --
From the North --
The Chinese --
The frontiers of farm and city --
The Civil War and its aftermath --
The Great Migration (1880-1930) --
Old streams in new channels --
The East European Jews --
The Italians --
The Slavic peoples --
Out of the old Ottoman Empire --
From across the borders --
The Japanese and other orientals --
The prairie and the metropolis --
Closing the gates --
The refugees (1930-present) --
War and totalitarianism --
Fugitives from dictatorship --
Postwar migration --
Immigrant contributions.
Responsibility: Oscar Handlin.
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Traces the course of immigration to America and discusses its impact on the nation's historical and cultural development.

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