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History, Immigration



link to catalog page AARIM-HERIOT, Chinese Immigrants, African Americans, and Racial Anxiety in the United States, 1848-82 Author: Najia Aarim-Heriot
Pub Date: Cloth: 2003; Paper: 2006

Comparisons of the treatment of the Chinese and African-Americans in the U.S. in the 19th century   learn more...

link to catalog page WEINER, Coalfield Jews

Coalfield Jews

An Appalachian History

Author: Deborah R. Weiner
Pub Date: October 2006

The stories of vibrant eastern European Jewish communities in the Appalachian coalfields   learn more...

link to catalog page VECCHIO, Merchants, Midwives, and Laboring Women

Merchants, Midwives, and Laboring Women

Italian Migrants in Urban America

Author: Diane C. Vecchio
Pub Date: January 2006

Challenging long-held patriarchal assumptions about Italian women's work in the United States   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Old German Baptist Brethren

The Old German Baptist Brethren

Faith, Farming, and Change in the Virginia Blue Ridge

Author: Charles D. Thompson Jr.
Pub Date: June 2006

A traditional community's struggle to define itself in the face of agricultural change   learn more...

link to catalog page MITCHELL, The Paddy Camps

The Paddy Camps

The Irish of Lowell, 1821-61

Author: Brian C. Mitchell
Pub Date: May 2006

The dramatic story of the fights and compromises that shaped an Irish community   learn more...

link to catalog page, White Slave Crusades

White Slave Crusades

Race, Gender, and Anti-vice Activism, 1887-1917

Author: Brian Donovan
Pub Date: December 2006

Forced prostitution, moralism, and the narratives of prejudice   learn more...

link to catalog page BRØNDAL, Ethnic Leadership and Midwestern Politics

Ethnic Leadership and Midwestern Politics

Scandinavian Americans and the Progressive Movement in Wisconsin, 1890-1914

Author: Jørn Brøndal
Pub Date: December 2005

How Scandinavian immigrants entered the American world of politics in search of a Scandinavian-American identity   learn more...

link to catalog page LUCASSEN, The Immigrant Threat

The Immigrant Threat

The Integration of Old and New Migrants in Western Europe since 1850

Author: Leo Lucassen
Pub Date: November 2005

Common threads in the long-term integration experience of migrants, past and present   learn more...

link to catalog page GABACCIA, Italian Workers of the World

Italian Workers of the World

Labor Migration and the Formation of Multiethnic States

Author: Edited by Donna R. Gabaccia and Fraser M. Ottanelli
Pub Date: 2005

The impact of transnational Italian workers on the countries where they lived and worked   learn more...

link to catalog page MASTERSON, The Japanese in Latin America Author: Daniel M. Masterson with Sayaka Funada-Classen
Pub Date: December 2004

This book chronicles the experience of the first Japanese immigrants and their descendents in Latin America during the past century particularly emphasizing their struggle to adapt to their new homelands while retaining strong ties to their cultural heritage.   learn more...

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