Ethnic Americans: A History of Immigration

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Columbia University Press, 1999 - Political Science - 250 pages
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"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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Contents

The Colonial Heritage
1
CHAPTER 2 A Wave of Immigrants 17891890s
17
A New Wave of Immigrants 1890s1920s
49
Ethnic Conflict and Immigration Restriction
73
CHAPTERS Immigration After World War II 19451998
97
Newcomers from South of the Border
125
Ethnic Mobility
151
Whither Ethnic America? Assimilation
179
EPILOGUE A New Immigration Debate
201
BIBLIOGRAPHIC ESSAY
207
Table A 1 Immigration to the United States by Country
218
INDEX
227
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About the Authors:
Leonard Dinnerstein is Professor of History at the University of Arizona. Roger L. Nichols is Professor of History at the University of Arizona. David M. Reimers is Professor of History at New York University.

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