WEEK NINE

October 27, 2004

ETHNICITY, ASSIMILATION, AND SOCIAL MOBILITY

Required:

Couvares, et al. chapter 5
Gary Gerstle, American Crucible: Race and Nation in the Twentieth Century, chapters 1-4 (2001)

Recommended:

Thomas Archdeacon, Becoming American: An Ethnic History (1983)
Josef Barton, Peasants and Strangers (1975)
John Bodnar, The Transplanted: A History of Immigrants in Urban America (1985)
Donna Gabaccia, From the Other Side: Women, Gender, and Immigrant Life in the U.S. 1820-1990 (1994)
Oscar Handlin, Boston's Immigrants: A Study in Acculturation (rev. & enlarged ed., 1970)
Oscar Handlin, The Uprooted: The Epic Story of the Great Migration That Made the American People (1951)
David Hollinger, Postethnic America: Beyond Multiculturalism (1995)
Thomas Kessner, The Golden Door: Italian and Jewish Immigrant Mobility in New York City, 1880-1915 (1977)
Judith E. Smith, Connections: A History of Italian and Jewish Immigrant Lives in Providence, Rhode Island, 1900-1940 (1985)
Ronald Takaki, A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America (1993)
Stephan Thernstrom, Poverty and Progress: Social Mobility in a Nineteenth Century City (1964)
Virginia Yans-McLaughlin, Family and Community: Italian Immigrants in Buffalo, 1880-1930 (1977)

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