The Resource From all points: : America's immigrant West, 1870s-1952, Elliott Robert Barkan, (ebook)

From all points: : America's immigrant West, 1870s-1952, Elliott Robert Barkan, (ebook)

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From all points: : America's immigrant West, 1870s-1952
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From all points:
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America's immigrant West, 1870s-1952
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Elliott Robert Barkan
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eng
Summary
At a time when immigration policy is the subject of heated debate, this book makes clear that the true wealth of America is in the diversity of its peoples. By the end of the 20th century the American West was home to nearly half of America's immigrant population, including Asians and Armenians, Germans and Greeks, Mexicans, Italians, Swedes, Basques, and others. This book tells their rich and complex story-of adaptation and isolation, maintaining and mixing traditions, and an ongoing ebb and flow of movement, assimilation, and replenishment. These immigrants and their children built communities, added to the region's culture, and contended with discrimination and the lure of Americanization. The mark of the outsider, the alien, the nonwhite passed from group to group, even as the complexion of the region changed. The region welcomed, then excluded, immigrants, in restless waves of need and nativism that continue to this day
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Midwest
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Barkan, Elliott Robert
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305.800978
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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American West in the twentieth century
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  • Minorities
  • Immigrants
  • Pioneers
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • Cultural pluralism
  • Acculturation
  • Racism
  • West (U.S.)
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adult
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From all points: : America's immigrant West, 1870s-1952, Elliott Robert Barkan, (ebook)
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multicolored
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1 online resource
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9780253027962
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11802675
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remote
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11802675
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MWT11802675
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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From all points: : America's immigrant West, 1870s-1952, Elliott Robert Barkan, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253027962
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11802675
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11802675
System control number
MWT11802675
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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