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What’s New about the “New” Immigration?

Traditions and Transformations in the United States since 1965

  • Editors
  • Marilyn Halter
  • Marilynn S. Johnson
  • Katheryn P. Viens
  • Conrad Edick Wright

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Marilyn Halter, Christopher Capozzola
      Pages 1-19
  3. Place

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
    2. Marilynn S. Johnson
      Pages 23-49
    3. Mary Odem, Irene Browne
      Pages 51-81
  4. Indentity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
    2. Kristen Lucken
      Pages 131-161
    3. Veronica Savory McComb
      Pages 163-193
  5. Society

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 195-195
    2. Caroline B. Brettell
      Pages 197-223
    3. María Cristina García
      Pages 247-263
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 289-306

About this book

Introduction

Historians commonly point to the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act as the inception of a new chapter in the story of American immigration. This wide-ranging interdisciplinary volume brings together scholars from varied disciplines to consider what is genuinely new about this period.

Keywords

America China Chinese cold war India interdisciplinary migrant migration policy politics religion time tradition transformation USA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137483850
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-50325-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-48385-0
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