Turkish Migration to the United States: From Ottoman Times to the Present by A. Deniz BalgamisTurkish Migration to the United States: From Ottoman Times to the Present by A. Deniz Balgamis

Turkish Migration to the United States: From Ottoman Times to the Present

EditorA. Deniz Balgamis, Kemal H. Karpat

Paperback | August 27, 2008

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This is the first attempt to present a comprehensive picture of Turkish migration to the United States from the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Turkey, consisting of historical overviews, case studies of recent Turkish immigrants’ adaptation to contemporary American life, attitudes towards Islam, and essays on sources.
A. Deniz Balgamis is associate director of the Center for Turkish Studies  at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Kemal H. Karpat is distinguished professor of History at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the author of more than twenty books, including The Politicization of Islam and Studies on Ottoman History. 
Title:Turkish Migration to the United States: From Ottoman Times to the PresentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:230 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.6 inPublished:August 27, 2008Publisher:University Of Wisconsin PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0299222942

ISBN - 13:9780299222949

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Table of Contents

Kemal H. Karpat

Part I: Sources and Approaches to Ottoman/Turkish Migration to the United States

The History of Turkish Migrations: A Research Agenda
Rudolph J. Vecoli

Forging New Links in the Early Turkish Migration Chain: The U.S. Census and early Twentieth Century Ships’ Manifests
John J. Grabowski

Part II: Historical Overview and Case Studies
The Emigration from the Ottoman Empire to America
Nedim Ipek and K. Tuncer Caglayan

Reflections of the First Muslim Immigration to America in Ottoman Documents
Mehmet Ugur Ekinci

From Anatolia to the New World: The First Anatolian Immigrants to America
Rifat N. Bali

Conflict and Cooperation: Diverse Ottoman Ethnic Groups in Peabody, Massachusetts
Isil Acehan

“Home Away from Home: Early Turkish Migration to the United States Reflected in the Lives and Times of Bayram Mehmet and Hazim Vasfi”
Emrah Sahin

Part III: Recent Immigration

New Migration, Old Trends: Turkish Immigrants and Segmented Assimilation in the United States
Mustafa Saatci

A Profile of Immigrant Women from Turkey in the United States, 1900-2000
Aysem R. Senyurekli

Migration from Giresun to the United States: The Role of Regional Identity
Lisa DiCarlo

Turkish Immigrants in the United States: Men, Women, and Children
Muzeyyen Guler

The Turks Finally Establish a Community in the United States
Kemal H. Karpat

Turkish Islam (with Introduction by Kemal H. Karpat)
Lloyd A. Fallers




Editorial Reviews

“This scholarly volume is a welcome and significant contribution to historical immigration studies and will no doubt be an indispensable resource for anyone interested in the history of immigration and settlement in the United States from this increasingly important part of the world.”—Joseph Chamie, Research Director at the Center for Migration Studies and editor of the International Migration Review