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The Transplanted : A History of Immigrants in Urban America - John Bodnar

The Transplanted

A History of Immigrants in Urban America

Paperback Published: 22nd February 1987
ISBN: 9780253204165
Number Of Pages: 320

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..". an excellent broad overview... " -- Journal of Social History

..". powerfully argued... " -- Moses Rischin

..". imaginative and soundly based... " -- Choice

"Highly recommended... " -- Library Journal

..". an outstanding major contribution to the literature on immigration history." -- History

..". a very important new synthesis of American immigration history... " -- Journal of American Ethnic History

..". a state of the art discussion, impressively encyclopaedic... The Transplanted is a tour de force, and a fitting summation to Bodnar's own prolific, creative, and insightful writings on immigrants." -- Journal of Interdisciplinary History

A major survey of the immigrant experience between 1830 and 1930, this book has implications for all students and scholars of American social history.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS INTRODUCTION 1. THE HOMELAND AND CAPITALISM The Structure of Emigration The Spread of Commercial Agriculture The Decline of the Craftsmen Population Expansion The Adaptive Household Familiarity with Moving The Pragmatic Mind of Emigrants Conclusion 2. FAMILIES ENTER AMERICA Networks of Migration The Rise of the Family Economy Conclusion 3. WORKERS, UNIONS, AND RADICALS Imported Traditions of Work and Protest Ethnic Diversity and American Unions Immigrants and Socialism The Immigrant Working Class and the 1930s Conclusion 4. THE RISE OF AN IMMIGRANT MIDDLE CLASS Divided Communities The Fraternal Movement and Early Enterprise Immigrant Entrepreneurs The New Middle Class Conclusion 5. CHURCH AND SOCIETY The Role of the Church Class, Culture, and the Church Competing Leaders Conclusion 6. IMMIGRANTS AND THE PROMISE OF AMERICAN LIFE Immigrants and Social Mobility Passing Through the Ghetto Immigrant Homeownership Conclusion 7. AMERICA ON IMMIGRANT TERMS Folklife and the Quest for Meaning Selective Schooling Immigrant Politics Conclusion 8. CONCLUSION: THE CULTURE OF EVERYDAY LIFE APPENDIX NOTES SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY INDEX

ISBN: 9780253204165
ISBN-10: 025320416X
Series: Interdisciplinary Studies in History
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 22nd February 1987
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.42 x 15.44  x 2.29
Weight (kg): 0.49

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