Working Toward Whiteness: How America's Immigrants Became White: The Strange Journey from Ellis Island to the Suburbs
A preeminent scholar explores the history of the "new immigrants" who came to the United States in the late nineteenth century and describes how they became insiders by the end of World War II.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - xenchu - LibraryThing
I just couldn't finish this book. The author wrote like he was afraid a layman would like his book and lower his status among scholars. It was filled with references and dull prose. It finally wore me down. I would not recommend this book unless you are writing a paper. Read full review
Working toward whiteness: how America's immigrants became white: the strange journey from Ellis Island to the suburbsUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
America is a country of immigrants. Roediger (history, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; TheWages of Whiteness: Race and the Making of the American Working Class ) points out that when people of ... Read full review