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Coming to America (Second Edition): A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American Life

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Publisher Comments:

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.

Book News Annotation:

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)

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 477-491) and index.

Synopsis:

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060505776
Subtitle:
A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American Life
Author:
Daniels, Roger
Author:
by Roger Daniels
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Ethnology
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Minorities
Subject:
Emigration & Immigration
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
Immigrants
Subject:
United States Ethnic relations.
Subject:
United States Emigration and immigration.
Subject:
United States / Genehose bloody exploits captured the imagination and admiration of a nation hungry for antiheroes. Robert Ford was a young upstart nobody torn between dedicated worship and murderous jealousy, the "dirty little coward" who coveted Jesse s
Subject:
US History-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
107-322
Publication Date:
20021022
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
8.02x5.32x1.37 in. 1.07 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 477-491) and index.
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