Immigration and ethnic history

by Mae M. Ngai

Publisher: American Historical Association in Washington, DC

Written in English
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  • Emigration and immigration,
  • Immigrants,
  • Ethnic relations,
  • History
  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mae M. Ngai ; with a foreword by Eric Foner and Lisa McGirr
    SeriesAmerican history now
    LC ClassificationsJV6450 .N43 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25339767M
    ISBN 109780872291966
    LC Control Number2012018645

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Member: Theodore Saloutos Book Prize Committee, Immigration and Ethnic History Society, - Fellow: International Migration Program of the Social Science Research Council, - Board Member: Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation, - Foundation for East European Family History Studies The FEEFHS website covers Russia to the east, Switzerland to the west and other Eastern European countries in between. Find resources from more than 30 countries and ethnic or religious groups, including Germans from Russia, Hutterites, Mennonites and . Immigration As soon as news of the discovery of gold in California reached China, there was a dramatic increase in the numbers of Chinese immigrants to the west coast of the United States. Most of the immigrants came from Kuangtung Province in Southern China. New Immigrant Minute in History. Jewish refugees to Canada. Immigration and Refugees in Canada: a history. Welcome to Canada - Immigration. Chinese History. Powered by Create your own unique website with customizable templates. Get Started. Home .

Honorable Mention, Theodore Saloutos Book Prize, Immigration and Ethnic History Society, A Nation of Emigrants: How Mexico Manages Its Migration (University of California Press ). Spanish-language version at Nación de Emigrantes. His main research interests center on the history of citizenship and civil rights, comparative immigration and ethnic history, and the history of Mexican America. He is a winner of the UCSD Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award and has also taught at the University of Utah, Stanford, and the California Institute of Technology.

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: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. "Ethnic Americans" provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of immigration and assimilation of European, Asian, and Latin American peoples from to the present.

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Leonard Dinnerstein and David M. Reimers begin with a brief overview of immigration during the colonial and early national eras ( to the s), focusing primarily on the arrival of English Protestants, while at the same time stressing the diversity brought by Dutch, French.

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Immigration and Ethnic Conflict reviews the experience of post-industrial countries that have experienced large-scale movements of population since the Second World War, creating ethnically diverse multicultural societies in a context of rapid economic, technological and social change.

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First comprehensive account of American immigration. Encompasses essays from history, sociology, political science, and linguistics, focusing on cutting-edge issues, such as identity, undocumented migration, assimilation, bilingualism, new American religions, and intermarriage.

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Unlike the wave of immigration that came through Ellis Island and then subsided, immigration to the United States from Mexico has been virtually uninterrupted for one hundred years.

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Much of this debate perpetuated harmful stereotypes, dangerously stoked fears about outsiders. Full of archival and visual material, and interviews with Bristolians themselves, the book marks a new departure in local history. It is the first time that immigration and ethnic minorities have been explored in such depth over the entire recorded history of a single city.

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Select Your Cookie Preferences. We use cookies and similar tools to enhance your shopping experience, to provide our services. Panikos Panayi was born in a Greek Cypriot family which migrated to Britain. He is a cultural has worked at De Montfort University, Leicester since and became professor of European history there in He writes on the social history of food and books have been translated into German, French, and Japanese.

~Winner of Best Book Prize for Books on Migration and Citizenship Published in ; American Political Science Association ~ASA International Migration Section Best Book Award, ~Finalist for the Theodore Saloutos Book Prize of the Immigration and Ethnic History Society (for the best book in U.S.

immigration history published in ).In the s Mexico sent men across the border to take low-level work and return money to their communities back home.

But the s U.S. immigration crackdown forced many to remain in the north permanently for fear of not being able to return to work -- trapped in a 'cage of gold.' Ana Raquel Minian explores this unique chapter in Mexican migration.Immigration and Ethnic History Society.

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