The World Comes to America: Immigration to the United States since 1945

Paperback | January 24, 2013

byLeonard Dinnerstein, David Reimers

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The World Comes to America provides an overview of the groups of immigrants who arrived in the United States after World War II ended in 1945. Authors Leonard Dinnerstein and David M. Reimers examine the groups who came to America, explaining their reasons for immigrating, noting where theysettled, and discussing how they fared once they arrived. The authors cover conflicting American attitudes towards welcoming strangers and the different policies that congress pursued to aid - or to delay - the entry of foreigners to America.

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The World Comes to America provides an overview of the groups of immigrants who arrived in the United States after World War II ended in 1945. Authors Leonard Dinnerstein and David M. Reimers examine the groups who came to America, explaining their reasons for immigrating, noting where theysettled, and discussing how they fared once th...

Leonard Dinnerstein is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Arizona. David M. Reimers is Professor Emeritus of History at New York University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:January 24, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195384784

ISBN - 13:9780195384789

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PrefaceIntroduction1. The Fruits of War, Hot and Cold, 1945-19652. A New Immigration System: Europeans, West Indians and the Hart-Celler Act, 1965-19903. The Hart-Celler Act and Immigration from Asia and the Middle East, 1965-19904. The Era of Latinos, 1965-20105. A Record Surge of Immigrants, 1990-20106. American Immigration and the Interconnected WorldSuggested Reading