Encyclopedia of American Immigration: Paper sons

Author: Carl Leon Bankston

Publisher: Salem PressInc

ISBN: 9781587656026

Category: History

Page: 1232

View: 3622

This three-volume set covers the full breadth of American immigration history in 525 alphabetically arranged and easy-to-understand articles. Designed and written to be understood by high school students and college undergraduates Encyclopedia of American Immigration offers a clear and innovative approach to immigration history that can also be used by advanced students and scholars. The goal of the set is to address all questions about immigration that students might reasonably be expected to ask: Where immigrants have come from and why; how they have adapted to their new homeland; how they have contributed to American culture and society; how government policies toward them have changed; and how American immigration history has fit into worldwide migration patterns. - Publisher.

Encyclopedia of North American Immigration

Author: John Powell

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 143811012X

Category: United States

Page: 464

View: 9961

Presents an illustrated A-Z reference containing more than 300 entries related to immigration to North America, including people, places, legislation, and more.

American Immigration: An Encyclopedia of Political, Social, and Cultural Change

An Encyclopedia of Political, Social, and Cultural Change

Author: James Ciment,John Radzilowski

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317477170

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 1272

View: 2363

Thoroughly revised and expanded, this is the definitive reference on American immigration from both historic and contemporary perspectives. It traces the scope and sweep of U.S. immigration from the earliest settlements to the present, providing a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to all aspects of this critically important subject. Every major immigrant group and every era in U.S. history are fully documented and examined through detailed analysis of social, legal, political, economic, and demographic factors. Hot-topic issues and controversies - from Amnesty to the U.S.-Mexican Border - are covered in-depth. Archival and contemporary photographs and illustrations further illuminate the information provided. And dozens of charts and tables provide valuable statistics and comparative data, both historic and current. A special feature of this edition is the inclusion of more than 80 full-text primary documents from 1787 to 2013 - laws and treaties, referenda, Supreme Court cases, historical articles, and letters.

Asian American History and Culture: An Encyclopedia

An Encyclopedia

Author: Huping Ling,Allan W. Austin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131747645X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 670

View: 6714

With overview essays and more than 400 A-Z entries, this exhaustive encyclopedia documents the history of Asians in America from earliest contact to the present day. Organized topically by group, with an in-depth overview essay on each group, the encyclopedia examines the myriad ethnic groups and histories that make up the Asian American population in the United States. "Asian American History and Culture" covers the political, social, and cultural history of immigrants from East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Pacific Islands, and their descendants, as well as the social and cultural issues faced by Asian American communities, families, and individuals in contemporary society. In addition to entries on various groups and cultures, the encyclopedia also includes articles on general topics such as parenting and child rearing, assimilation and acculturation, business, education, and literature. More than 100 images round out the set.

Drugs in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law [3 volumes]

Author: Nancy E. Marion,Willard M. Oliver

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1610695968

Category: Political Science

Page: 1163

View: 4748

Containing more than 450 entries, this easy-to-read encyclopedia provides concise information about the history of and recent trends in drug use and drug abuse in the United States—a societal problem with an estimated cost of $559 billion a year. • Contains more than 450 detailed entries on topics ranging from drugs themselves—such as alcohol, codeine, heroin, marijuana, and methamphetamines—to key individuals like Harry Anslinger to organizations such as the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) • Covers the latest developments in U.S. policies and public attitudes toward drugs and drug use • Provides citations with each entry to guide users to other valuable research resources • Features carefully selected primary documents—including excerpts from important laws, policies, and campaigns—that have shaped American drug policy over the decades

Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups

Author: Stephan Thernstrom

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 9780674375123

Category: History

Page: 1076

View: 1246

This comprehensive work details the specifics on over 100 ethnic groups and presents comparative or thematic treatments of another 30 topics related to immigration and identity maintenance.

The Concise Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History

Author: Michael Kazin,Rebecca Edwards,Adam Rothman

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 0691152071

Category: History

Page: 638

View: 4563

Contains 150 articles that provide information about significant topics in American political history, including ideas, philosophies, movements, economics, religion, and more.

Encyclopedia of Asian-American Literature

Author: Seiwoong Oh

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438120885

Category: American literature

Page: 397

View: 8982

Traces American writers whose roots are in all parts of Asia, including China, Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia, the Philippines, the Indian subcontinent, and the Middle East.