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Beyond Chrismukkah: The Christian-Jewish Interfaith Family in the United States

Samira K. Mehta

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636368
eISBN:
9781469636382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636368.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The rate of interfaith marriage in the United States has risen so radically since the sixties that it is difficult to recall how taboo the practice once was. How is this development understood and ... More


Niseis, Sanseis, and Their Class-Gender Identity

Mieko Nishida

in Diaspora and Identity: Japanese Brazilians in Brazil and Japan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824867935
eISBN:
9780824876951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867935.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Born in the city during the 1950s and 1960s, Niseis and Sanseis [third-generation Japanese Brazilians] were expected to succeed as urban professionals, following the path of the older elite Nisei ... More


‘Have the Scotch no Claim upon the Cherokees?’ Scots, Indians and Scots Indians in the American South

Colin G. Calloway

in Global Migrations: The Scottish Diaspora since 1600

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474410045
eISBN:
9781474422512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410045.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter traces intermarriages between Scots and Indians and the families they established in the matrilineal indigenous societies of the American Southeast. It examines the roles played by Scots ... More


The Multiracial Population

John Iceland

in Race and Ethnicity in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520286900
eISBN:
9780520961975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286900.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines trends in intermarriage, discusses how the estimates of the multiracial population are sensitive to how we define and measure this group, describes how views about racial ... More


“Better Than a Dog Anyhow”

Evelleen Richards

in Darwin and the Making of Sexual Selection

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226436906
eISBN:
9780226437064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226437064.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 7 deepens this analysis with a discussion of Darwin’s close reading in early 1839 of a key text, Alexander Walker’s Intermarriage. Walker placed explicitly before Darwin the reiterated ... More


“A Beautiful Garden Consecrated to the Lord”: Marriage, Death, and Local Constructions of Citizenship in New York’s Nineteenth-Century Jewish Rural Cemeteries

Allan Amanik

in Till Death Do Us Part: American Ethnic Cemeteries as Borders Uncrossed

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827883
eISBN:
9781496827937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827883.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter explores immigration, race, and religion through the nation’s first Jewish rural cemeteries of the 1850s. These grounds embodied an important duality for Jewish New Yorkers’ social ... More


Portuguese Migration and Settlement in Asia

Malyn Newitt

in Emigration and the Sea: An Alternative History of Portugal and the Portuguese

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190263935
eISBN:
9780190492168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263935.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter follows the story of the Portuguese in Asia—the soldiers, officials and missionaries who established the Estado da India in the sixteenth century. The Portuguese established fortified ... More


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