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ERIC Number: ED430856
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 256
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-878554-12-3
ISSN: N/A
Caribbean Connections: Moving North.
Sunshine, Catherine A., Ed; Warner, Keith Q., Ed.
This anthology presents the voices of women and men of Caribbean backgrounds living in the United States. Focus is on five most prevalently represented groups: Puerto Ricans, West Indians, Cubans, Haitians, and Dominicans. The book is organized into five sections: (1) "A Primer on Caribbean Migration" presents an overview of Caribbean history and the migration experiences of the five represented groups. A summary of United States immigration law is presented along with a brief discussion of the nation's changing attitudes toward immigrants; (2) "Life Stories" presents the personal narratives of 15 men and women of Caribbean heritage; (3) "Fiction, Memoirs, and Poetry" contains selected literature of Caribbean Americans; (4) "Caribbean Crossroads" makes dual references to the communities where Caribbean immigrants have settled as a crossroads of U.S. and Caribbean cultures and a place where people from different parts of the Caribbean bring their cultures into contact with one another; and (5) "Resources" provides suggestions for further reading. (MM)
Network of Educators on the Americas, P.O. Box 73038, Washington, DC 20056-3038; Tel: 202-238-2379; 202-429-0137.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Network of Educators on the Americas.