American Dreaming, Global Realities by Donna R. Gabaccia
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American Dreaming, Global Realities
By Donna R. Gabaccia

American Dreaming, Global Realities

Rethinking U.S. Immigration History

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American Dreaming, Global Realities by Donna R. Gabaccia

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An introduction to the best from the new directions in U.S. immigration history Representing a selection of the finest new research on immigration, American Dreaming, Global Realities explores the ways in which immigrant lives and those of their children are shaped by transnational bonds, globalization, family ties, and personal choice, and the ways in which they engender a sense of belonging and a sense of themselves as "Americans." American Dreaming, Global Realities considers a plurality of very specific historical, economic, regional, familial, and cultural contexts. This history reveals resistance and accommodation, both persistent older traditions and Americanization, plus the creation of new cultural forms blending old and new. The twenty-two interdisciplinary essays included in this collection explore the intricate overlapping of race, class, and gender on ethnic identity and on American citizenship.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780252073052
ISBN-10: 0252073053
Format: Paperback
(6466mm x 4531mm x 789mm)
Pages: 576
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 15-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Gender History Across Epistemologies by Donna R. Gabaccia Gender History Across Epistemologies, Paperback (April 2013)

Gender History Across Epistemologies offers broad range of innovative approaches to gender history. The essays reveal how historians of gender are crossing boundaries - disciplinary, methodological, and national - to explore new opportunities for viewing gender as a category of historical analysis.

What is Migration History? by Donna R. Gabaccia What is Migration History?, Paperback (May 2009)

The study of migration is and always has been an interdisciplinary field of study, vast and vibrant in nature. This book takes in its scope an overview of migrations through history, how classic theories have interpreted such movements, and contemporary topics and debates including transnational and transcultural lives, and access to citizenship.

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Author Biography - Donna R. Gabaccia

Donna R. Gabaccia is Mellon Professor of History, University of Pittsburgh. She is the author of We Are What We Eat: Ethnic Food and the Making of Americans and other books. Vicki L. Ruiz is a professor of history and Chicano/Latino studies at the University of California at Irvine, and the author of From Out of the Shadows: Mexican Women in Twentieth Century America and other books.

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