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The immigrant in American history.

Marcus Lee Hansen

The immigrant in American history.

by Marcus Lee Hansen

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Emigration and immigration,
  • Immigrants -- United States,
  • United States -- Emigration and immigration

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHarper torchbooks -- TB1120.
    ContributionsSchlesinger, Arthur Meier, 1888-1965.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination230 p.
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23233778M

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      A Companion to American Immigration is an authoritative collection of original essays by leading scholars on the major topics and themes underlying American immigration history. Focuses on the two most important periods in American Immigration history: the Industrial Revolution () and the Globalizing Era (Cold War to the present) Provides an in-depth treatment of central themes. Alan M. Kraut is Professor of History at American University in Washington, D.C., where he has taught since , In addition to teaching at American University, in , he was Visiting Professor in the History of Science at Harvard University. He is a specialist in U.S. immigration and ethnic history, the history of medicine I the United States, and nineteenth century U.S. social history.

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