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by Elliott Robert Barkan

eBook From All Points: America's Immigrant West, 1870s-1952 (American West in the Twentieth Century) epub
  • ISBN: 025334851X
  • Author: Elliott Robert Barkan
  • Genre: History
  • Subcategory: Americas
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press; First Edition edition (May 11, 2007)
  • Pages: 624 pages
  • ePUB size: 1977 kb
  • FB2 size 1407 kb
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By the end of the 20th century the American West was home to nearly half of America’s immigrant population, including Asians . Elliott Robert Barkan is Professor Emeritus of History and Ethnic Studies at California State University

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. Elliott Robert Barkan is Professor Emeritus of History and Ethnic Studies at California State University. He is author of Our Multicultural Heritage: A Guide to America’s Principal Ethnic Groups and And Still They Come: The Immigrant in American Society, 1920s–1990s.

Home Browse Books Book details, From All Points: America's . Richard white, the eminent historian of the American West, observed that just as people ignored garbage along trails, so Frederick Jackson.

Home Browse Books Book details, From All Points: America's Immigrant West . 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. Richard white, the eminent historian of the American West, observed that just as people ignored garbage along trails, so Frederick Jackson Turner and his followers eliminated from their history as so much human garbage most of the diverse peoples of the Wes. hose presence endangered their homogeneity.

Elliott Robert Barkan comes ideally equipped for the task of this book. This richly detailed history of immigrants in the 20th-century American West rewards the reader with close attention to individual voices of immigrants. By including vignettes of individual life stories, he manages to capture both the forest and the trees of the immigrant experience, and puts a human face on many of the general tendencies and developments he describes. Encyclopedic in coverage, loaded with personal stories of real people, this book is unparalleled in its coverage. Finally the West becomes a full part of American immigration history.

Many immigrants in the twentieth-century American West would have agreed with that image of their encounters in. .The era from approximately 1870 to 1900 represents a transitional period from Old West to New West.

Many immigrants in the twentieth-century American West would have agreed with that image of their encounters in the new land. They could not expect their lives, cultures, and occupations to remain unchanged, yet they did not wish to give up all that was their tradition to become American. They would, in a manner of speaking, negotiate the extent of the changes-of the cultural grafting. Historians Michael Malone and Richard Etulain describe the 1890s as a crossroads, a time of change and continuity. continued as a hallmark of the twentieth century West.

Elliott Robert Barkan. Indiana University Press, 11 May 2007 - 624 sayfa. 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.

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Part of the American West in the Twentieth Century Series). by Elliott Robert Barkan.

By the end of the 20th century the American West was home to nearly half of America’s immigrant population, including .

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. These immigrants and their children built communities, added to the region’s culture, and contended with discrimination and the lure of Americanization.

Alongside these success stories, as historian Elliot R. Barkan notes in his introduction to this volume, there have been many failures and many . From All Points: America's Immigrant West, 1870s-1952. Barkan notes in his introduction to this volume, there have been many failures and many immigrants who did not stay in the United States. Nevertheless, the stories of these trailblazers, visionaries, and champions portray the breadth of possibilities, from organizing a nascent community to winning the Nobel prize.

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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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