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History, Immigration



link to catalog page GABACCIA, American Dreaming, Global Realities

American Dreaming, Global Realities

Rethinking U.S. Immigration History

Author: Edited by Donna R. Gabaccia and Vicki L. Ruiz
Pub Date: November 2006

An introduction to the best from the new directions in U.S. immigration history   learn more...

link to catalog page, Beyond Cannery Row

Beyond Cannery Row

Sicilian Women, Immigration, and Community in Monterey, California, 1915-99

Author: Carol Lynn McKibben
Pub Date: January 2006

The unique role of Sicilian women in maintaining community through change   learn more...

link to catalog page YIN, Chinese American Literature since the 1850s Author: Xiao-huang Yin
Pub Date: 2006

The first comprehensive study of Chinese American literature in English and Chinese from the 19th-Century to the present and combines the work of ethnicity specialists with the findings of literary critics offering a fresh understanding of the interrlations between Chine American history and literature.   learn more...

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...

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