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Title Immigration reconsidered : history, sociology, and politics / edited by Virginia Yans-McLaughlin
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1990


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Description viii, 342 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Migration in the tropical world / Philip D. Curtin -- European and Asian immigration into the United States in comparative perspective, 1820s to 1920s / Sucheng Chan -- Transplanted networks / Charles Tilly -- Class, culture, and immigrant group identity in the United States : the case of Irish-American ethnicity / Kerby A. Miller -- Work and family : Blacks and immigrants from south and east Europe / Suzanne W. Model -- From south of the border : Hispanic minorities in the United States / Alejandro Portes -- The sociology and historiography of immigration / Ewa Morawska -- Cross-cultural comparison and the writing of migration history : some thoughts on how to study Italians in the new world / Samuel L. Baily -- Metaphors of self in history : subjectivity, oral narrative, and immigration studies / Virginia Yans-McLaughlin
The reactions of Black Americans to immigration / Lawrence H. Fuchs -- Reforming the back door : the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 in historical perspective / Artistide R. Zolberg
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Analysis Immigration
United States
Notes "This book of essays grew out of a conference ... sponsored by the Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and the New York Council for the Humanities ... which was held at the New York Public Library on October 24-25, 1986"--Acknowledgments
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy -- Congresses.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- Congresses.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
United States -- Emigration and immigration.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Yans-McLaughlin, Virginia, 1943-
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
New York Council for the Humanities.
Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.
LC no. 89022923
ISBN 0195055101 (alk. paper)
019505511X (paperback: alk. paper)