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The Transplanted : A History of Immigrants in Urban America

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

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 154.94 x 233.68 x 25.4mm | 521.63g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 025320416X
  • 9780253204165
  • 1,650,053

Table of contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTSINTRODUCTION1. THE HOMELAND AND CAPITALISMThe Structure of EmigrationThe Spread of Commercial AgricultureThe Decline of the CraftsmenPopulation ExpansionThe Adaptive HouseholdFamiliarity with MovingThe Pragmatic Mind of EmigrantsConclusion2. FAMILIES ENTER AMERICANetworks of MigrationThe Rise of the Family EconomyConclusion3. WORKERS, UNIONS, AND RADICALSImported Traditions of Work and ProtestEthnic Diversity and American UnionsImmigrants and SocialismThe Immigrant Working Class and the 1930sConclusion 4. THE RISE OF AN IMMIGRANT MIDDLE CLASSDivided CommunitiesThe Fraternal Movement and Early EnterpriseImmigrant EntrepreneursThe New Middle ClassConclusion5. CHURCH AND SOCIETYThe Role of the ChurchClass, Culture, and the ChurchCompeting LeadersConclusion6. IMMIGRANTS AND THE PROMISE OF AMERICAN LIFEImmigrants and Social MobilityPassing Through the GhettoImmigrant HomeownershipConclusion7. AMERICA ON IMMIGRANT TERMSFolklife and the Quest for MeaningSelective Schooling Immigrant PoliticsConclusion8. CONCLUSION: THE CULTURE OF EVERYDAY LIFEAPPENDIXNOTESSELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHYINDEXshow more

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