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Lithuanian Diaspora: Konigsberg to Chicago

Lithuanian Diaspora: Konigsberg to Chicago (Hardback)

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This book traces the development of a Lithuanian sense of peoplehood and unravels their invisible configuration of values. By analyzing the dynamics of their diaspora mentality, the work presents a picture of a people armed with an ideology that enables them to nonviolently confront the first principles of American nationality. Contents: Old World Roots; Emergence of a Lithuanian Community in Chicago; A New Wave of Emigration in the Making; Exiles Not Immigrants; Establishment of Institutions to Deflect Assimilation; A Catholic Identity; Lithuanian Involvement in Organized Political Action.

History & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean history Publisher: University Press of America Publication Date: 01/09/1990 ISBN-13: 9780819178671  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Antanas J. Van Reenan holds a doctorate in intellectual history from the University of Chicago and presently teaches American History at Columbia College. He also is project director of Urban Agenda: Five Stars Over Chicago, a model Afro-American Saturday School System on the south side of Chicago.

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