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European and Asian Immigration into the United States in Comparative Perspective, 1820s to 1920s

Sucheng Chan

in Immigration Reconsidered: History, Sociology, and Politics

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195055108
eISBN:
9780199854219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195055108.003.0003
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter compares European and Asian immigration to the United States from 1820 to 1920, expanding understanding of immigration to include the Eastern Hemisphere. It establishes immigration as a ... More


Migrant geographies and European politics of irregular migration

Anne Ring Petersen

in Migration Into Art: Transcultural Identities and Art-Making in a Globalised World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526121905
eISBN:
9781526132352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121905.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art History

Through close-readings of two video installations, Chapter 6 addresses the problematics of the increasing securitisation of nation-state borders in ‘Fortress Europe’ and beyond, which restricts the ... More


Migration Into Art: Transcultural Identities and Art-Making in a Globalised World

Anne Ring Petersen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526121905
eISBN:
9781526132352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121905.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book addresses a topic of increasing importance to artists, art historians and scholars of cultural studies, migration studies and international relations: migration as a profoundly ... More


Legacies of the Road: A Conclusion

Hasia R. Diner

in Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300178647
eISBN:
9780300210194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178647.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Peddling opened a path for a crucial new chapter in modern Jewish history. Many Jews went to work in factories in new-world cities as the demand for clothing increased. Jewish peddlers suffered from ... More


“A Colorful Nightmare”: Immigrant Ragtime Dancing as Participatory Minstrelsy

Danielle Robinson

in Modern Moves: Dancing Race during the Ragtime and Jazz Eras

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199779215
eISBN:
9780199379866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199779215.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter two considers ragtime dancing among European immigrant youth within the contexts of American minstrelsy, African American migration, and European immigration. Based on period sheet music and ... More


Tyranny in the UK

Dan Dinello

in Children of Men

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781999334024
eISBN:
9781800342507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781999334024.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Alfonso Cuarón's method of layering richly detailed background information that serves as exposition of the Children of Men's totalitarian and xenophobic social landscape as ... More


Race and the Jurisprudence of Juvenile Justice: A Tale in Two Parts, 1950–2000

Barry C. Feld

in Our Children, Their Children: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Differences in American Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226319889
eISBN:
9780226319919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319919.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

More than three-quarters of a century ago, World War I curtailed European immigration and created a demand for African-American southern laborers to work in northern factories in the United States. ... More


Conclusion

Chaim I. Waxman

in Social Change and Halakhic Evolution in American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764845
eISBN:
9781800343450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764845.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes American Orthodoxy as a product of the east European immigration to America in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It explains how American Orthodoxy was ... More


Modern Moves: Dancing Race during the Ragtime and Jazz Eras

Danielle Robinson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199779215
eISBN:
9780199379866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199779215.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book examines the movement of American social dances between black and white cultural groups and immigrant and migrant communities during the early twentieth century. It is structured by five ... More


Imperial Church Stories

Katherine D. Moran

in The Imperial Church: Catholic Founding Fathers and United States Empire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748813
eISBN:
9781501748837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748813.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter reviews the argument that in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, in the upper Midwest, Southern California, and the U.S. colonial Philippines, many American Protestants and Catholics ... More


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