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Dictionary of American Immigration History
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Dictionary of American Immigration History (Hardback)

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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 1967 and the Order of Merit of the Republic of Italy in 1976, is a Fellow of the British Sociological Association, belongs to many American professional associations, and is Education/Social Relations editor for USA Today.

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