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A Tale of Two Cities: Santo Domingo and New York After 1950

  • Kartonierter Einband
  • 352 Seiten
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In the second half of the twentieth century Dominicans became New York City's largest, and poorest, new immigrant group. By 1990, ... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

In the second half of the twentieth century Dominicans became New York City's largest, and poorest, new immigrant group. By 1990, one of every ten Dominicans lived in New York. This book tells the fascinating story of this emblematic migration from Latin America to the United States.

Autorentext

Jesse Hoffnung-Garskof is assistant professor of history, American culture, and Latina/o studies at the University of Michigan.



Inhalt

List of Illustrations ix Foreword xi Maps xxiii Chapter One: From the Burro to the Subway 1 Chapter Two: Progreso Cannot Be Stopped 15 Chapter Three: Beautiful Barrios for the Humble Folk 44 Chapter Four: Yankee, Go Home ... and Take Me with You! 68 Chapter Five: Hispanic, Whatever That's Supposed to Mean 97 Chapter Six: To Have an Identity Here 132 Chapter Seven: Not How They Paint It 163 Chapter Eight: Strange Costumbres 200 Conclusion 243 Appendix: Population Change in the Dominican Republic 249 Notes 251 Selected Bibliography 297 Index 307

Produktinformationen

Titel: A Tale of Two Cities: Santo Domingo and New York After 1950
Untertitel: Santo Domingo and New York After 1950
Autor:
EAN: 9780691149363
ISBN: 978-0-691-14936-3
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Princeton Univ Pr
Genre: Übrige Sachbücher & Sonstiges
Anzahl Seiten: 352
Gewicht: 494g
Größe: H234mm x B156mm x T27mm
Jahr: 2010

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