ERIC Number: ED173512
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Greeks in America.
Information is presented on various topics related to Greek-Americans, including the different phases of emigration and immigration, language difficulties and other problems encountered in America, and Greek-American organizations and institutions. Particular attention is given to describing the cultural, social, and political characteristics of the Greek community in Atlanta. An appendix provides additional information: (l) Greece is compared in size to the United States; (2) the Greek flag and U.S. flag are compared; (3) statistical data which compare the weather in Greece to that of Georgia are provided; (4) the extent of Greek immigration to the U.S. between 1923 and 1960 and the distribution of the Greek population throughout the U.S. are shown; (5) nonverbal forms of Greek communication are illustrated; (6) recipes for Greek dishes are presented; and (7) notable Greek Americans are listed. A selected bibliography is attached. (EB)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Background, Cultural Differences, Educational Experience, Ethnic Groups, Family (Sociological Unit), Greek Americans, History, Immigrants, Political Affiliation, Population Distribution, Religious Differences, Social Discrimination, Social Mobility, Social Organizations, Teaching Guides
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Atlanta Public Schools, GA.
Identifiers: Georgia (Atlanta)
Note: For a related document, see UD 019 613; Parts of some pages (drawings, charts) may be marginally legible due to print quality in the original document ; Module developed through the Ethnic Heritage Studies Project