Coming to America A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American Life

ISBN-10: 006050577X
ISBN-13: 9780060505776
Edition: 2nd 2002
Authors: Roger Daniels
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List price: $18.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/22/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Historian Roger Daniels has written numerous books, mostly on immigration history and Japanese-American internment during World War II. He was past president of the Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era and the Immigration History Society. He served as a consultant to the Presidential Commission on the Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians and on the planning committee for the Immigration Museum on Ellis Island. He has also worked with the National Park Service on historic sites and as a historical consultant for many television programs. As a Fulbright Professor he taught at five universities in Europe and two universities in Canada. His last position was at the University of Cincinnati. Even in retirement, he continues to write, edit, and guest lecture.

Tables, Charts, and Maps
Preface to the Second Edition
Colonial America
Overseas Migration from Europe
English Immigrants in America: Virginia, Maryland, and New England
Slavery and Immigrants from Africa
Other Europeans in Colonial America
Ethnicity and Race in American Life
The Century of Immigration (1820-1924)
Pioneers of the Century of Immigration: Irish, Germans, and Scandinavians
From the Mediterranean: Italians, Greeks, Arabs, and Armenians
Eastern Europeans: Poles, Jews, and Hungarians
Minorities from Other Regions: Chinese, Japanese, and French Canadians
The Triumph of Nativism
Modern Times
Migration in Prosperity, Depression, and War, 1921-1945
From the New World: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans
Changing the Rules: Immigration Law, 1948-1980
The New Asian Immigrants
Caribbeans, Central Americans, and Soviet Jews
The 1980s and Beyond
Immigration in an Age of Globalization
Appendix I
Appendix II
Appendix III
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Additional Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index

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