Small Strangers: The Experiences of Immigrant Children in America, 1880-1925 / Edition 1

Small Strangers: The Experiences of Immigrant Children in America, 1880-1925 / Edition 1

by Melissa R. Klapper
     
 

Considering one of the largely neglected groups in immigration history, Small Strangers recounts and interprets the varied experiences of immigrant children to illustrate how immigration, urbanization, and industrialization—all related processes—molded modern America.See more details below

Overview

Considering one of the largely neglected groups in immigration history, Small Strangers recounts and interprets the varied experiences of immigrant children to illustrate how immigration, urbanization, and industrialization—all related processes—molded modern America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566637336
Publisher:
Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date:
04/28/2007
Series:
American Childhoods Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,168,609
Product dimensions:
6.33(w) x 9.41(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     xi
Acknowledgments     xvii
Childhood and Immigrants: Changing Ideas at the Turn of the Century     3
The Landscape of Early Childhood     18
At School, at Work, at Home, at Play     54
Adolescent Years     108
After the Door Closed: The Effects of Restrictive Legislation and the Depression     161
Immigrant Children and Modern America     177
Notes     183
A Note on Sources     195
Index     211

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