Immigrant America: European Ethnicity in the U.S.

Immigrant America: European Ethnicity in the U.S.

by Timothy Walch
     
 

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This new volume of original essays focuses on the presence of European ethnic culture in American society since 1830. Among the topics explored in Immigrant America are the alienation and assimilation of immigrants; the immigrant home and family as a haven of ethnicity; religion, education and employment as agents of acculturation; and the contours of ethnic community

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This new volume of original essays focuses on the presence of European ethnic culture in American society since 1830. Among the topics explored in Immigrant America are the alienation and assimilation of immigrants; the immigrant home and family as a haven of ethnicity; religion, education and employment as agents of acculturation; and the contours of ethnic community in American society.

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A dozen original essays explore the presence of European ethnic culture in the US since 1830. Taking examples from Italian, Dutch, Croatian, German, and other immigrants, they discuss such topics as the home and family as a haven of ethnicity, and schools and jobs as agents of acculturation. Paper edition (unseen) $16.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781136515323
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/11/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
280
File size:
2 MB

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