The Uprooted: Second Edition

Paperback | August 30, 1973

byOscar HandlinAs told byOscar Handlin

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The Uprooted is a rare book, combining powerful feeling and long-time study to give us the shape and the feel of the immigrant experience rather than just the facts. It elucidates the hopes and the yearnings of the immigrants that propelled them out of their native environments to chance the hazards of the New World. It traces the profound imprint they made upon this world and how they, in turn, were changed by it.

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The Uprooted is a rare book, combining powerful feeling and long-time study to give us the shape and the feel of the immigrant experience rather than just the facts. It elucidates the hopes and the yearnings of the immigrants that propelled them out of their native environments to chance the hazards of the New World. It traces the prof...

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Oscar Handlin received his Ph.D. from Harvard University, where he has taught since 1939 and was director of the Center for the Study of the History of Liberty until 1966. From 1979 to 1984, he was director of the university library at Harvard, and, after holding the Charles Warren chair in history for many ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:333 pages, 7.75 × 5 × 0.75 inPublished:August 30, 1973Publisher:Little, Brown And Company

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316343137

ISBN - 13:9780316343138

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