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A Nation of Immigrants

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Four major waves of immigration from the colonial period to the present are examined, exploring the causes and consequences. Susan... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

Four major waves of immigration from the colonial period to the present are examined, exploring the causes and consequences.

Autorentext

Susan Martin holds the Donald G. Herzberg Chair in International Migration and serves as the Director of the Institute for the Study of International Migration in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Dr. Martin also directs the university's Program on Refugees and Humanitarian Emergencies. Previously, she served as the Executive Director of the U.S. Commission on Immigration Reform, established by legislation to advise Congress and the president on U.S. immigration and refugee policy. Her publications include Refugee Women; The Uprooted; Beyond the Gateway (ed.); Managing Migration: The Promise of Cooperation; Mexico-US Migration Management (ed.); Women, Migration and Conflict: Breaking a Deadly Cycle (ed.); and numerous monographs and articles on immigration and refugee policy. Dr. Martin earned her MA and PhD in the history of American civilization from the University of Pennsylvania and her BA in history from Douglass College, Rutgers University. She is the immediate past President of the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration and serves on the U.S. Comptroller General's Advisory Board, the Academic Advisory Board of the International Organization for Migration, and the Board of the Advocacy Project.



Inhalt

1. Introduction; 2. 'Gentlemen, tradesmen, serving-men, libertines'; 3. 'A city upon a hill'; 4. 'The seed of the nation'; 5. Immigration and the formation of the republic; 6. Building a nation: 1830-1880; 7. The golden door: 1880-1917; 8. The triumph of restrictionism: 1882-1924; 9. Turning inward: 1924-1964; 10. 'A nation of immigrants': 1965-1994; 11. A nation of refuge; 12. The Pennsylvania model at risk: 1993-2009; 13. Looking ahead.

Produktinformationen

Titel: A Nation of Immigrants
Autor:
EAN: 9780521517997
ISBN: 978-0-521-51799-7
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Cambridge University Press
Genre: Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten: 344
Gewicht: 640g
Größe: H241mm x B161mm x T22mm
Jahr: 2010