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Immigration and American Diversity A Social and Cultural History

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ISBN-10: 063122033X

ISBN-13: 9780631220336

Edition: 2002

Authors: Donna R. Gabaccia

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This text analyses the relationship between America's national solidarity and ethnic diversity. It examines the main migrations of each era, the ensuing interaction between established citizens and new arrivals, and the formation of ethnic groups.
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Book details

List price: $72.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/12/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.53" wide x 8.50" long x 0.91" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Donna R. Gabaccia is professor of history and former director of the Immigration History Research Center at the University of Minnesota. Her many books include "We Are What We Eat" and "Immigration and American Diversity".

List of Figures and Tables
Preface and Acknowledgments
Student Exercise: American Diversity - and Me
American Diversity - and You
Creating America
Creating Americans
Americans and Aliens, 1750-1835
Emigrants and Regional Strife, 1820-1860
Student Exercise: Catholic Nuns Testify in Court after the Burning of the Charlestown Convent
Redefining the Nation, 1850-1900
Student Exercise: Can a Negro be a Nativist?
Student Exercise, Determining the Geographic Origins of Immigrants at Century's Turn
Migrants, Immigrants, and Scientific Racism, 1900-1945
The Postwar USA: Nation of Immigrants or Multicultural Nation?
Student Exercise: Ethnicity, Authors, and their Books
Today's Immigrants
Tomorrow's Nation.Student Exercise: This Week's Headlines: An Oral Report on Immigration's Impact on Local Communities