American Immigration A Very Short Introduction

A thoughtful look at immigration, anti-immigration sentiments, and the motivations and experiences of the migrants themselves, this book offers a compact but wide-ranging look at one of America's hottest issues.

American Immigration  A Very Short Introduction

Americans have come from every corner of the globe, brought together by a variety of historical processes. A thoughtful look at immigration, anti-immigration sentiments, and the motivations and experiences of the migrants themselves, this book offers a compact but wide-ranging look at one of America's hottest issues. A fascinating and even-handed historical account, it puts into perspective the longer history of calls for stronger immigration laws and the on-going debates over the place of immigrants in American society.

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American Immigration: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: David A. Gerber
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06-23 - Publisher: OUP USA

Americans have come from every corner of the globe, brought together by a variety of historical processes. A thoughtful look at immigration, anti-immigration sentiments, and the motivations and experiences of the migrants themselves, this book offers a compact but wide-ranging look at one of America's hottest issues. A fascinating and
International Migration
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Khalid Koser
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-09 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

In recent years, global migration has transformed in terms of its numbers and reach, its political significance, and its impact. The rising rates of international migration have been matched by growing public and media interest around the world. Today, the political and media attention on migration and greater public interest
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Language: en
Pages: 164
Authors: Madeline Y. Hsu, Madeline Yuan-yin Hsu
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This Very Short Introduction provides a narrative interpretation of key themes that emerge in the history of Asian migrations to North America, highlighting how Asian immigration has shaped the evolution of ideological and legal interpretations of America as a 'nation of immigrants'.
American Immigration: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages:
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Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

An updated, penetrating, and balanced analysis of one of the most contentious issues in America today, offering a historically informed portrait of immigration. Americans have come from every corner of the globe, and they have been brought together by a variety of historical processes--conquest, colonialism, the slave trade, territorial acquisition,
American History: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Paul S. Boyer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-16 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

In a miracle of concision, Paul S. Boyer provides a wide-ranging and authoritative history of America, capturing in a compact space the full story of our nation. Ranging from the earliest Native American settlers to the presidency of Barack Obama, this Very Short Introduction offers an illuminating account of politics,