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Daily Life in Immigrant America, 1870-1920
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Daily Life in Immigrant America, 1870-1920 (Hardback)

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The second wave of US immigration-from 1870 to 1920-brought over twenty-six million men, women, and children onto American shores. This in-depth study of the period underscores the diversity of peoples who came to the U.S. and highlights the significant shifts in geographic origins-from northern and western Europe to southern and eastern Europe-that occurred in the late nineteenth century and led to distinguishing between old and new immigrants. Thematic chapters provide an overview of the daily lives of these migrants, including distribution and settlement patterns, individual and family migrations, and permanent and temporary residency. Also discussed are demographics and characteristics of each ethnic group, as well as pressures to Americanize and other facets of adjusting to a new country and culture. An ideal source for students of American history and culture, this comprehensive work features over 40 engaging photos, a glossary of key terms, a chronology of events, and an extensive print and nonprint bibliography.

History & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsSocial & cultural historyHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyHistory of the AmericasPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsEthnic studiesEthnic minorities & multicultural studies Publisher: ABC-CLIO Publication Date: 30/10/2007 ISBN-13: 9780313335624  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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JUNE GRANATIR ALEXANDER is on the faculty of the Russian and East European Studies Program at the University of Cincinnati. She is the author of Ethnic Pride, American Patriotism: Slovaks and other New Immigrants in the Interwar Era (2004) and The Immigrant Church and Community: Pittsburgh's Slovak Catholics and Lutherans, 1880-1915.

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