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Immigrant minds, American identities

making the United States home, 1870-1930

by Orm Øverland

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Immigrants -- United States -- History,
    • United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-230) and index.

      StatementOrm Øverland.
      SeriesStatue of Liberty-Ellis Island Centennial series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJV6451 .O93 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 243 p. ;
      Number of Pages243
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL30494M
      ISBN 100252025628
      LC Control Number99006986

      First published in , it has become a classic in its innovative portrayal of multiple and intersecting identities—immigrant, female, Chinese, American.   The early history of immigration policy in America, as told by the historian Douglas C. Baynton in DEFECTIVES IN THE LAND: Disability and Immigration in Author: James Ryerson.

        In her new book, “White Identity Politics,” the Duke political scientist Ashley Jardina examines the increasing relevance of white identity in g on data from American National.   Each week in Bookends, two writers take on questions about the world of books. This week, Pankaj Mishra and Francine Prose discuss whether categories like immigrant fiction are useful or.

        12 Nonfiction Books About Immigration. By E. Ce Miller. With the American political landscape what it is today, it’s easy to forget the history of American immigration and citizenship.   Navigating their parents' immigrant culture while being born and raised in the U.S. has shaped their views on identity and what it means to be an American — .


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Immigrant Minds, American Identities: Making the United States Home, – Orm Øverland. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. x, pp. $ Get this from a library. Immigrant minds, American identities: making the United States home, [Orm Øverland] -- "Focusing on a period of American history marked by a sharp division between Anglo-Americans ("Americans") and non-Anglo European immigrants ("foreigners"), Orm Overland examines the creation of.

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