Becoming American Becoming Ethnic
Becoming American Becoming Ethnic

Becoming American Becoming Ethnic

by Thomas Dublin


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ISBN-13: 9781566394383
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 04/22/1996
Series: Critical Perspectives On The P Series
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Thomas Dublin, Professor of History at the State University of New York at Binghamton, has taught courses on immigration and ethnicity for nearly 20 years. He has published several books, most recently Immigrant Voices: New Lives in America, 1773-1986 and Transforming Women's Work: New England Lives in the Industrial Revolution.

Table of Contents


Part I: Family Traditions
1. Life after Tercera – Virginia Coreia
2. Coming to Terms with My Heritage – Tanya Moldzinski
3. The Family History of a Fourth-Generation Pole – Sara Kindler
4. My Paternal Forebears – Michele Kitko
5. The Loss of My Family's Ethnic Ties and the Strengthening of Their American Identities – Rachel Koch
6. What's a Tyrolean? The Immigration of Mario Leonardi to America – Karen A. Gryga
7. Turetzky Family Assimilation: From Grandparents to Father to Me – Marc Turetzky
8. Changing Worlds: The Immigration Experiences of My Paternal Grandparents – Stephanie A. Courtney
9. Roots Paper – Raffi Ishkanian
10. A Family History – Bob Vaage
11. My Austrian-Italian Ethnicity – Susan Carnicelli
12. East Side Story: What West Side Story Left Out – Josephine Burgos
13. Three Generations in America – Gloria Genel
14. Where I Stand and Why – La Toya Powell

Part II: Our Parents, Ourselves
15. A Challenge of Loyalty – Lynn Sugamura
16. A Bicultural Experience – Shana R. Rivas
17. My Family History – Cecilia Pineda
18. Being an Other – Melissa Algranati
19. Discovering My Ethnic Roots – Sang-Hoon Kim
20. The Experiences of My Parents in Italy and America – Peter Bosco
21. Getting to Know My Parents So That I May Know Who I Am – Lizette Aguilar
22. Finding a Home – Ann Fenech
23. The Assimilation Problems of My Family in America – Soo Y. Kim

Part III: Ethnicity in Our Lives
24. The Oreo Cookie: Black on the Outside, White on the Inside – Cathy Thompson
25. Should I or Shouldn't I? – Jamie Dominguez
26. My Experience with Immigration/Assimilation in America – Catherine Tagudin
27. Leaving Home – Anh-Dao Nguyen
28. Being Indian in America: My Ethnic Roots and Me – Lila Shah
29. My Immigrant Experience – Vladimir Sinayuk
30. Triple Identity: My Experience as an Immigrant in America – Puwat Charukamnoetkanok
31. Two Poems – Rose Rameau

Appendix: Sample Roots Paper Topic
Notes on Contributors

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