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Immigrants in America

Museums & Social Issues 3:2 Thematic Issue, 1st Edition

Edited by Kris Morrissey, Ron Chew


132 pages

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This book focuses on new patterns of settlement, emphasizing the economic factors and types of industries drawing immigrants away from gateway areas in America. It highlights prejudice while non-immigrants become accustomed to immigrant neighbors.

Table of Contents

1.Editor's Note2.Introduction: Seeing the World Through the Eyes of ImmigrantsRon Chew3.Windows to the World Photo EssayMeg Luther Lindholm4.Engaging Immigrant Audiences in MuseumsJill K. Stein, Cecilia Garibay, and Kathryn E. Wilson5.Tempest TostRuth J. Abram6.Immigrant Voices from America's "Forgotten Gateway"Suzanne Seriff7.Asian Immigrant History in the National ForestsDale Hom8.Pathways to U.S. CitizenshipKaren A. Woodrow-LafieldBook Review9.New Faces in New Places: The Changing Geography of American Immigration by Douglas MasseyReviewed by Stephanie ShestakowExhibit Reviews10.Becoming American: Teenagers and ImmigrationReviewed by Joan Piper11.The New Old Yick Fung Company, Wing Luke Asian MuseumDiscussed by Edward EchtleResources12.Resources for Immigrants in AmericaAndrea Descoteaux Hugg

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology