Ethnic Americans: A History of Immigration
Columbia University Press, 1999 - Political Science - 250 pages
"Ethnic Americans" provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of immigration and assimilation of European, Asian, and Latin American peoples from 1607 to the present. The fourth edition has been revised and expanded to incorporate new research on women immigrants, the new refugees, and the continuing asylum crisis of the 1990s.
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The Colonial Heritage
CHAPTER 2 A Wave of Immigrants 17891890s
A New Wave of Immigrants 1890s1920s
Ethnic Conflict and Immigration Restriction
CHAPTERS Immigration After World War II 19451998
Newcomers from South of the Border
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