Major Problems in American Immigration History

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Authors : Mae Ngai; Jon Gjerde


640 Pages  Paperback 

2nd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 1998

©2012, Published


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Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, the MAJOR PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN HISTORY series introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in American history. The collection of essays and documents in MAJOR PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN IMMIGRATION HISTORY exp... more


Including both primary and secondary sources in a single collection provides a rich analytical experience for students. The primary sources give students evidence to explore; the secondary sources expose students to key historical debates. Often the secondary essays refer to one of the primary docum... more

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In the Second Edition the conceptualization, organization, and selections have been updated to reflect recent trends in the historiography of immigration. Nearly all the chapter essays are new selections to reflect more recent scholarship, and opening essays have been updated to include discussions ... more

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