The Transplanted: A History of Immigrants in Urban America

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Indiana University Press, 1987 - History - 294 pages
2 Reviews

"... an excellent broad overview... " —Journal of Social History

"... powerfully argued... " —Moses Rischin

"... imaginative and soundly based... " —Choice

"Highly recommended... " —Library Journal

"... an outstanding major contribution to the literature on immigration history." —History

"... a very important new synthesis of American immigration history... " —Journal of American Ethnic History

"... a state of the art discussion, impressively encyclopaedic... The Transplanted is a tour de force, and a fitting summation to Bodnar’s own prolific, creative, and insightful writings on immigrants." —Journal of Interdisciplinary History

A major survey of the immigrant experience between 1830 and 1930, this book has implications for all students and scholars of American social history.

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A macro investigation of emigration. Bodnar challenges accepted notions of immigration into America by focusing on conditions of the immigrant homelands, behaviors and social structures once ... Read full review

Review: The Transplanted: A History of Immigrants in Urban America

User Review  - Jenny - Goodreads

Even though its a bit dry...if your grandparents, great-grandparents, etc. emigrated to this country (especially from Europe) I think you'll get a lot out of this book. By portraying immigrant ... Read full review

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About the author (1987)

John Bodnar is Chancellor's Professor of History at Indiana University, Bloomington, and author of numerous books, including Remaking America: Public Memory, Commemoration, and Patriotism in the Twentieth Century.

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