Dictionary of American Immigration History by Francesco CordascoDictionary of American Immigration History by Francesco Cordasco

Dictionary of American Immigration History

byFrancesco Cordasco

Hardcover | July 1, 1994

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With some 2,500 entries, this dictionary, the first reference guide of its kind, is designed as a comprehensive reference work on all aspects of American immigration history. All American ethnic groups are included, with essay-entries on general subjects, e.g., immigration, patterns of immigrant settlement in the US, socialization, acculturation, and related themes. Biographical entries on individuals important in the history of immigration are included, along with notices of immigrant historical societies, mutual aid societies, immigrant-help groups, and immigration legislation and restrictionism.
Francesco Cordasco (BA, Columbia; MA, Ph.D., NYU) is Distinguished Professor of Education and Social Relations, Montclair State College, NJ. He has taught at CUNY, Long Island University, NYU, University of London, and the University of Puerto Rico. He received the Brotherhood Award of the National Conference of Christians and Jews in...
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Title:Dictionary of American Immigration HistoryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:810 pages, 8.7 × 5.76 × 2.12 inPublished:July 1, 1994Publisher:Scarecrow Press

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ISBN - 10:0810822415

ISBN - 13:9780810822412

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An impressive compilation of facts and data on the history of American immigration...In an area where reference works are scarce, Cordasco, a recognized scholar in his field, has produced a good source for any library in need of ready reference information on American immigration.