Uprooted

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Overview

The Uprooted is a rare book, combining powerful feeling and long-time study to give us the shape and the feel of the immigrant experience rather than just the facts. It elucidates the hopes and the yearnings of the immigrants that propelled them out of their native environments to chance the hazards of the New World. It traces the profound imprint they made upon this world and how they, in turn, were changed by it.

Over a quarter of a million paperback copies have been sold of this classic, Pulitzer Prize-winning history of the great migrations that made the Americanpeople.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780316343015
  • Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
  • Publication date: 1/1/1973
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 333

Table of Contents

Preface to New Edition ix
Introduction 3
1 Peasant Origins 7
2 The Crossing 34
3 Daily Bread 58
4 New Worlds, New Visions 85
5 Religion as a Way of Life 105
6 The Ghettos 129
7 In Fellow Feeling 152
8 Democracy and Power 180
9 Generations 203
10 The Shock of Alienation 231
11 Restriction 255
12 Promises 268
13 After Two Decades 274
14 Encounters with Evidence 300
Acknowledgments 331
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