Explores the educational and societal experiences of the 20th century American immigrant by using the situation of the Jewish immigrant as a case study. Approaches such questions as: Did the schools promote or hinder immigrants' quest for the American Dream? Was, and is, the melting pot a myth or reality? and, Are there prices to pay for the American Dream?
|Publisher:||University Press of America|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Alan Wieder is Assistant Professor of Education at the University of Wisconsin in 'shkosh.
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A useful effort to explore immigrant adaptation to America within the context of larger cultural currents of the 20th century.