The Immigrant Left in the United States

The Immigrant Left in the United States

eBook - 1996
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This book investigates the role immigrant radicals have played in U.S. society from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. A valuable contribution to the history of the American Left, it makes use of a wealth of material from immigrants whose everyday speech and intellectual discourse were not in the English language. The social-history scholarship that informs the essays is innovative in method and purpose. Articles on Mexican-American, German, Jewish, Polish, Japanese, Chinese, Filipino, Italian, Ukrainian, Greek, Arab, and Haitian immigrants supply missing conceptual links between the immigration experience, the neighborhood and the workplace, and political, labor, and cultural institutions. Taken together, they offer a model study in transnational history, one the most important new fields of historical inquiry.
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1996.
ISBN: 9780585034669
0585034664
0791428834
0791428842
9780791428832
9780791428849
Characteristics: 1 online resource (349 pages).
Additional Contributors: Buhle, Paul 1944-
Georgakas, Dan

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