Immigration and American Diversity: A Social and Cultural History / Edition 1

Immigration and American Diversity: A Social and Cultural History / Edition 1

by Donna R. Gabaccia, Gabaccia
     
 

ISBN-10: 063122033X

ISBN-13: 9780631220336

Pub. Date: 03/20/2002

Publisher: Wiley

This engaging textbook is a concise overview of a sweeping topic - American Immigration. Immigration is core to the history of America - a "Nation of Immigrants" who are diverse by definition. Beginning with the first arrival of migrants from Asia, Africa, and Europe, and ending with a discussion of the United States at the turn of the 21st century, this book

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This engaging textbook is a concise overview of a sweeping topic - American Immigration. Immigration is core to the history of America - a "Nation of Immigrants" who are diverse by definition. Beginning with the first arrival of migrants from Asia, Africa, and Europe, and ending with a discussion of the United States at the turn of the 21st century, this book offers an unflinching analysis of the complex relationship between America's national solidarity and ethnic diversity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631220336
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/20/2002
Series:
Problems in American History Series, #1
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.53(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables
Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1Creating America; Creating Americans18
2Americans and Aliens, 1750-183547
3Emigrants and Regional Strife, 1820-186073
4Redefining the Nation, 1850-1900106
5Immigrants in a Nativist America, 1890-1920136
6Migrants, Immigrants, and Scientific Racism, 1900-1945168
7The Postwar USA: Nation of Immigrants or Multicultural Nation?200
8Today's Immigrants; Tomorrow's Nation233
Conclusion265
Notes276
Index286

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