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  • Author: Bottigheimer, Ruth B.

Date: 1993-sum

Publication: The Journal of American Folklore

Volume: 106

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1782260, 51205291

Article on narrative motifs and patterns of historical development in the folkloric story of "The Lazy Boy" : a "male tale" traced internationally over nearly five hundred years of oral and written storytelling, through various iterations of…

  • Author: Lagassé, Julie de Champlain

Date: 1952

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 22391365

Le carnet de route d'une artiste qui a quitté son mari et ses enfants à Boston afin de voyager vers la France et l'Italie. "L'Étoile blanche" est le nom qu'elle donne au navire qu'elle prend à travers l'Atlantique. Comprend une partie de la…

  • Author: Tirone Smith, Mary-Ann

Date: 2006

Language: English

Find in a Library: 61151630

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Memoir of a woman growing up in the immigrant city of Hartford, Connecticut in the 1950s. Her French Canadian and Italian relatives, her childhood, early adulthood, and the processes of recollecting them. Divided into five parts: Mortality; Brain…

  • Author: Green, Nancy L. (editor)
  • Author: Weil, François (editor)

Date: 2007

Language: en (translation)

Find in a Library: 69734523

English translation of "Citoyenneté et émigration: Les politiques du départ" (Éditions de l'École des hautes études en Sciences sociales, 2006). Collection of essays on migration, expatriation, and the perpetuation of national identities…

  • Author: Luyat, Anne
  • Author: Tolron, Francine

Date: 2001

Language: English

Find in a Library: 49197560

Collection of essays in cultural criticism, with specific emphases on national, ethnic, and linguistic identities in transit. Divided in the text by the geographies to which each essay pertains. From the introduction: "The authors [in 'Flight from…

  • Author: Sterne, Evelyn Savidge

Date: 2003

Language: en

Find in a Library: 123124412, 52458642

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From Cornell University Press: "Through her account of the newcomers' fight for political inclusion, Evelyn Savidge Sterne offers a fresh perspective on the nationwide struggle to define American identity at the turn of the twentieth century....In a…

  • Author: Greeley, Andrew M.

Date: 1971

Language: English

Find in a Library: 135350

Andrew M. Greeley, an American Catholic priest and writer, offers in "Why Can't They Be Like Us?" a preliminary investigation of white minorities in the United States. His observations are considerate of both social formations and religious movements…

  • Author: Abramson, Harold J.

Date: 1973

Language: en

Find in a Library: 579627

Sociology of Catholic religion in the United States. Explores how ethnicity characterizes Roman Catholicism in immigrant communities in the. Abramson supports his claims with statistics compiled by the National Opinion Research Center.

  • Author: Drachsler, Julius

Date: 1920

Language: en

Find in a Library: 557403

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An early immigrant history of the United States with a particular emphasis on the impact of World War I, and with a heavy reliance on United States marriage statistics. Drachsler evaluates the cultural and economic impacts of foreign immigration to…

  • Author: Dublin, Thomas (editor)

Date: 1993

Language: en

Find in a Library: 26636102

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From University of Illinois Press: "In this richly evocative collection ten men and women of European, Latin American, and Asian backgrounds tell of their immigrant experiences. They range from a Shetland Islander who sailed to Virginia as an…

  • Author: Daniels, Roger

Date: 2002

Language: en

Find in a Library: 50930977

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Comprehensive history of immigration to the United States from the 17th to the 21st century. Divided into [ ] parts: Colonial America; The Century of Immigration (1820-1924); and Modern Times.

  • Author: Handlin, Oscar

Date: 1972

Language: en

Find in a Library: 389635

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American immigration history in photos by the author of the award-winning historical piece, "The Uprooted."

  • Author: Ouelette, Joanne
  • Author: New Hampshire Historical Society

Date: 2013

Language: en

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Outline of dates and figures; compilation of facts and notes relevant to the history of French Canadian immigrants in the state of New Hampshire around the beginning of the twentieth century. Designed by the New Hampshire Historical Society for…

  • Author: Tomasi, Mari

Date: 1949

Language: English

Find in a Library: 414117

1940s novel on immigrant stone-cutters of Green Mountain State granite. Explores in specific the Italian American worker experience. "Like Lesser Gods" was republished in 1988 by the New England Press. Written by former Vermont Writers' Project…

  • Author: Plante, David

Date: 1983

Publication: Prize Stories 1983: The O. Henry Awards

Language: English

Find in a Library: 9409280

Short story about an American and his lover vacationing in Italy, entering in a meaningful way into the lives of their Italian neighbors through work. Originally published in the September 21, 1981, edition of The New Yorker. Recognized by the 1983…

  • Author: Gerstle, Gary

Date: 1997-09

Publication: The Journal of American History

Volume: 84

Language: en

Find in a Library: 35782298

From the author: "In this essay, I test the Crèvecoeurian myth of Americanization against the rich body of work produced by historians and other students of European immigration in the twentieth century. The myth consists of four distinct claims:…

  • Author: Abramson, Harold J.

Date: 1971-07-00

Publication: Journal of Social History

Volume: 4

Language: en

Find in a Library: 478399059

Brief sociological and historical analysis of the convergences and divergences of religion and ethnicity. Sections devoted to Italian, Irish, French Canadian, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Polish, and German Catholic societies.