Essays on Immigration 14th Edition 9780486489025
Product Edition:14th Edition
Author: Bob Blaisdell
Book Name: Essays on Immigration
Subject Name: Social-science

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In America everything was possible recalls Louis Adamic of Slovenia. "There even the common people were 'citizens' not 'subjects' . . . a citizen or even a non-citizen foreigner could walk up to the President of the United States and pump his hand. Indeed that seemed to be a custom in America."The history and experience of immigration remain central to American culture past and present. This anthology surveys the recollections of emigrants from around the world who sought new lives in the United States. Their stories range in mood and setting from the misery of an Englishman in colonial Virginia bound by indentured servitude to the cultural commentary of an Iranian woman in California. Poignant eye-opening reflections include those of a Polish sweatshop laborer a Chinese businessman an Italian bootblack and a Ukrainian musician in addition to observations and reminiscences by Jacob Riis Edwidge Danticat Junot D&#237az and other well-known authors.Read more

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