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Author Ewen, Elizabeth, author.

Title Immigrant women in the land of dollars : life and culture on the Lower East Side, 1890-1925 / Elizabeth Ewen
Published New York : Monthly Review Press, [1985]
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series New feminist library
New feminist library.
Contents Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; 1. A Tale of Two Cities; 2. In the Old World; 3. Steerage to Gotham; 4. First Encounters; 5. Agents of Assimilation; 6. Our Daily Bread; 7. How Many Tears This America Costs; 8. In Sickness and in Health; 9. House and Home; 10. The Land of Dollars; 11. New Images, Old Bonds; 12. City Lights; 13. The Ties That Bind; 14. Sweatshops and Picket Lines; Conclusion; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Summary <Span style=""color: #333333; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22.4000015258789px; background-color: #ffffff;"">Describes the daily experiences of Jewish and Italian immigrant women in New York City
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-294) and index
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Subject Italian American women -- New York (State) -- New York -- History
Jewish women -- New York (State) -- New York -- History
Américaines d'origine italienne -- New York (N.Y.) -- Histoire.
Femmes -- Conditions sociales -- New York (N.Y.)
Femmes -- New York (N.Y.)
Italian American women.
Jewish women.
Juifs -- États-Unis -- New York (N.Y.) -- Histoire.
Manners and customs.
New York (N.Y.) -- Moeurs et coutumes.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
New York (N.Y.) -- Biography.
New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
États-Unis -- Émigration et immigration.
New York (N.Y.) -- Biographies.
New York (State) -- New York.
New York- Lower East Side
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 85015408
ISBN 1583673709