Author: Laura Mars-Proietti
Publisher: Grey House Publishing
Keywords: working, americans, war, volume, revolutionary, civil
Number of Pages: 483
Published: 2008-11-01
List price: $145.00
ISBN-10: 1592373712
ISBN-13: 9781592373710

Author: Scott Derks
Publisher: Grey House Publishing
Keywords: working, americans, volume, social, movements
Number of Pages: 640
Published: 2006-11-01
List price: $145.00
ISBN-10: 1592371019
ISBN-13: 9781592371013

Authors:Silvio Torres-Saillant, Ramona Hernandez,
Publisher: Greenwood Press
Keywords: americans, new, dominican
Number of Pages: 208
Published: 1998-05-30
List price: $55.00
ISBN-10: 0313298394
ISBN-13: 9780313298394

This profile of Dominican Americans closes a critical gap in information about the accomplishments of one of the largest immigrant groups in the United States. Beginning with a look at the historical background and the roots of native Dominicans, this book traces the story of U.S. and Dominican relations. With great detail and clarity, the authors explain why the Dominicans left their homeland and came to the United States. The book includes discussions of education, health issues, drugs and violence, the visual and performing arts, popular music, religion, food, gender, and race. Most importa

Author: Edward Eggleston
Publisher: Yesterday’s Classics
Keywords: americans, classics, yesterday, little, stories
Number of Pages: 172
Published: 2007-02-28
List price: $9.95
ISBN-10: 1599150840
ISBN-13: 9781599150840

Very simply told stories of warriors, statesmen, explorers, scientists, inventors, men and women of letters, and others. Featured are Marquette in Iowa, Penn and the Indians, Thomas Smith and the beginning of rice culture in South Carolina, Franklin and the ants, Putnam and the wolf, and dozens of other stories. Suitable for ages 7 and up.

Author: Miguel Gonzalez-Pando
Publisher: Greenwood Press
Keywords: americans, new, cuban
Number of Pages: 224
Published: 1998-02-28
List price: $55.00
ISBN-10: 0313298246
ISBN-13: 9780313298240

Today more than one million emigres make up the Cuban diaspora, and many, though living in America, still consider themselves part of Cuba. This book captures the struggles and dreams of Cuban Americans. Using this resource, students, teachers, and interested readers can examine the engaging and often controversial details of Cuban immigration. Such details include patterns of immigration, adaptation to American life and work, cultural traditions, religious traditions, women’s roles, the family, adolescence, language, and education. Because the author is himself a Cuban American, he does

Author: K. Scott Wong
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Keywords: americans, war, world, chinese, first, second
Number of Pages: 272
Published: 2005-05-22
List price: $29.95
ISBN-10: 0674016718
ISBN-13: 9780674016712

World War II was a watershed event for many of America’s minorities, but its impact on Chinese Americans has been largely ignored. Utilizing extensive archival research as well as oral histories and letters from over one hundred informants, K. Scott Wong explores how Chinese Americans carved a newly respected and secure place for themselves in American society during the war years. Long the victims of racial prejudice and discriminatory immigration practices, Chinese Americans struggled to transform their image in the nation’s eyes. As Americans racialized the Japanese enemy

Author: James Baldwin
Publisher: BiblioBazaar
Keywords: americans, lincoln, book, webster, franklin, washington, four
Number of Pages: 180
Published: 2006-10-28
List price: $21.99
ISBN-10: 1426446675
ISBN-13: 9781426446672

When George Washington was a boy there was no United States. The land was here, just as it is now, stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific; but nearly all of it was wild and unknown.
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