Ethnic Chicago: A Multicultural Portrait / Edition 4

Ethnic Chicago: A Multicultural Portrait / Edition 4

by Peter d'A. Jones Jones
     
 

ISBN-10: 0802870538

ISBN-13: 9780802870537

Pub. Date: 05/28/1995

Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company


This award-winning study of ethnic life in Chicago richly details the various peoples and ethnic institutions in America's heartland city. This newly revised and expanded edition also includes chapters on African-American migration, Chatham, Latino Chicago, the Chinese in Chicago, Asian Indians, Korean-Americans, the new entrepreneurial immigrants, and the Swedes.…  See more details below

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This award-winning study of ethnic life in Chicago richly details the various peoples and ethnic institutions in America's heartland city. This newly revised and expanded edition also includes chapters on African-American migration, Chatham, Latino Chicago, the Chinese in Chicago, Asian Indians, Korean-Americans, the new entrepreneurial immigrants, and the Swedes. There is also a new six-chapter section that examines saloons, sports, crime, churches, neighborhoods, and cemeteries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802870537
Publisher:
Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date:
05/28/1995
Edition description:
43137 William B Eerdmans
Pages:
639
Product dimensions:
6.45(w) x 9.39(h) x 1.56(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Ethnic Life in Chicago1
1The Founding Fathers: The Absorption of French-Indian Chicago, 1816-183717
2Irish Chicago: Church, Homeland, Politics, and Class - The Shaping of an Ethnic Group, 1870-190057
3German American Ethnic and Cultural Identity from 1890 Onward93
4A Community Created: Chicago Swedes, 1880-1950110
5The Jews of Chicago: From Shtetl to Suburb122
6Polish Chicago: Survival through Solidarity173
7Ukrainian Chicago: The Making of a Nationality Group in America199
8Chicago's Italians: A Survey of the Ethnic Factor, 1850-1990229
9Greek Survival in Chicago260
10African-American Migration to Chicago303
11Chatham: An African-American Success Story341
12Latino Chicago346
13The Chinese in Chicago: The First One Hundred Years378
14Japanese Americans: Melting into the All-American Melting Pot409
15Asian Indians in Chicago: Growth and Change in a Model Minority438
16Koreans of Chicago: The New Entrepreneurial Immigrants463
17The Ethnic Saloon: A Public Melting Pot503
18Ethnic Sports529
19Ethnic Crime: The Organized Underworld of Early 20th Century Chicago557
20The Ethnic Church574
21Chicago's Ethnic Neighborhoods: The Myth of Stability and the Reality of Change604
22Ethnic Cemeteries: Underground Rites618
Contributors640
Index643

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