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Coming to America (Second Edition): A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American Lifeby Roger Daniels
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Since it was first published 11 years ago, Coming to America has taken its place as the best history of immigration to this country that we have. Now this lavishly illustrated edition features a lengthy new chapter, "Immigration in an Age of Globalization, " a new preface, and appendices on recent immigration statistics.
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The second edition of this compelling text contains updated notes and bibliography and a new chapter, called immigration in an age of globalization, which looks particularly at new immigration law and policy in the US in the 1990s. The text explores economic and social reasons for immigration, policy on immigration, and reaction to it from the colonial period through the present. Many b&w plates are included. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 477-491) and index.
With a timely new chapter on immigration in the current age of globalization, a new Preface, and new appendixes with the most recent statistics, this revised edition is an engrossing study of immigration to the United States from the colonial era to the present.
About the Author
Roger Daniels is Charles Phelps Taft Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Cincinnati. He received his Ph.D. from UCLA in 1961 and is a past president of both the Immigration and Ethnic History Society and the Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and the Progressive Era. He has written widely about Asian Americans and immigration. Among his most recent books are Not Like Us: Immigrants and Minorities in America, 1890-1924; Debating American Immigration, 1882-Present (with Otis Graham); and American Immigration: A Student Companion.
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