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ERIC Number: ED074174
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Pages: 352
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The Aliens: A History of Ethnic Minorities in America.
Dinnerstein, Leonard, Ed.; Jaber, Frederick Cople, Ed.
This book is organized in four parts. Part one, "The Colonial Era," includes the following essays: "The treatment of the Indians in Plymouth Colony," D. Bushnell; "The dynamics of unopposed capitalism," S. Elkins; "Benjamin Franklin and the Pennsylvania Germans," G. Weaver; and "Frontier society," J. Leyburn. Part two, "The Young Republic," includes such essays as: "Indian removal and land allotment: the civilized tribes and Jacksonian justice," M. Young; "The black worker," W. E. B. Du Bois; "When America was the land of Canaan," (an essay concerning Scandinavian immigrants) G. Stephenson; "The attempt to found a new Germany in Missouri," J. Hawgood; and, "The development of group consciousness," (an essay concerning Irish immigrants) O. Handlin. Part three, "The Industrial Transformation," includes such essays as: "An Indian's view of Indian affairs," J. Young; "The new slavery in the South--an autobiography," A Georgia Negro Peon; "Quebec to 'Little Canada': The coming of the French Canadians to New England in the Nineteenth century," I. Podea; "Jews in America," The Editors of Fortune; "The Polish-American community," W. Thomas and F. Znaniecki; and "White community and 'Yellow Peril,'" F. Matthews. Part four, "Ethnic minorities in contemporary America," includes five essays. A coda to this volume is the essay: "American Negro and Immigrant Experience: similarities and differences," J. Appel. (JM)
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