American Dreaming, Global Realities
Rethinking U.S. Immigration History annotated edition
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American Dreaming, Global Realities by Donna Gabaccia
Book DescriptionRepresenting 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 DetailsISBN: 9780252073052
(252mm x 181mm x 30mm)
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 15-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Donna Gabaccia
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Immigration and American Diversity, Hardback (January 2002)» View all books by Donna Gabaccia
Offers an overview of American immigration. This book features an analysis of the relationship between America's national solidarity and ethnic diversity. It introduces various migrations of different eras of American history, and examines the ensuing interaction between established citizens and new arrivals, and the formation of ethnic groups.
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Author Biography - Donna 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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