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Immigrant Women

by Maxine Schwartz Seller

  • ISBN: 9780791419045
  • ISBN10: 0791419045

Immigrant Women

by Maxine Schwartz Seller

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  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition: 2
  • Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr
  • Publish date: 07/01/1994
  • ISBN: 9780791419045
  • ISBN10: 0791419045
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Description: Introduction Part I: Why They Came 1. About a Wheat Field and a Bowl of Barley Porridge by Vilhelm Moberg 2. "Factory Girls" by Chea Villanueva 3. "My Education and Aspirations Demanded More" by Marie Zakrzewska 4. "He Has the Right to Command You" by Marie Hall Ets 5. "I Remember How Scared I Was" by Golda Meir 6. "I Am Alive to Tell You This Story ..." by Anonymous Part II: Surviving in a New Land 1. Issei Women: "Picture Brides" in America by Emma Gee 2. "I Escaped with My Life" by Guri Endreson 3. "Urbanization Without Breakdown" by Corinne Azen Krause 4. The Diary of a Rent Striker: "Harlem and Hope" by Innocencia Flores 5. "Paths upon Water" by Tahira Naqvi 6. Strategies for Growing Old: Basha Is a Survivor by Barbara Myerhoff Part III: Work 1. "Better We Glean Than Our Children Starve" by Hope Williams Sykes 2. A Physician in the "First True ''Woman''s Hospital'' in the World" by Marie Zakrzewska 3. "The Duties of the Housewife Remain Manifold and Various" by Sophonisba Breckinridge 4. "With Respect and Feelings": Voices of West Indian Child Care and Domestic Workers in New York City by Shellee Colen 5. The Immigrant Woman and Her Job: Agnes D., Mrs. E., Angelina, Minnie, Louise M., and Theresa M. by Caroline Manning 6. "I Consider Myself a ''Theater Worker'' ..." by Dolores Frida Part IV: Family 1. "She Will Deny Herself Innocent Enjoyments": Dutiful Irish Daughters by John Francis Maguire 2. Unmarried Mothers by Grace Abbott 3. Syrian Women in Chicago: "New Responsibilities ... New Skills" by Safia Haddad 4. "Once You Marry Someone It Is Forever" by Michiko Tanaka 5. The Vine and the Fruit by Hope Williams Sykes 6. "We Want to Give a Complete Picture of Who We Are" "Palm Sunday 1981" by Lorenza Compaeras (Introduction) by Mariana Romo-Carmona 7. A Family Disrupted: "Shikata Ga Nai "--This Cannot Be Helped" by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston Part V: Community Life 1. "If One Could Help Another" by Vilhelm Moberg 2. "Let Us Join Hands": The Polish Women''s Alliance by Thaddeus Radzialowski 3. Rosa and the Chicago Commons: "How Can I Not Love America?" by Marie Hall Ets 4. "The Free Vacation House," by Anzia Yezierska 5. "I Bridge a Gap Between Two Cultures": Lyu-Volckhausen, Advocate for the Korean Community by Anne Field 6. "People Who Do This Kind of Work Are in Such Danger of Burnout": Judy Baca, "Urban Artist" by Diane Neumaier Part VI: Education 1. "The Lessons Which Most Influenced My Life ... Came from My Parents" by Harriet Pawlowska 2. "An Impossible Dream": The Struggle for Higher Education by Elizabeth Loza Newby 3. The Stubborn Twig: "My Double Dose of Schooling" by Monica Sone 4. "I Am a Housewife": English Lessons for Vietnamese Women by Gail Paradise Kelly 5. "Glad That I Am the Future" by a Memphis teenager 6. Unfulfilled Aspirations: "Never Used the Brush and Ink" by Teiko Tomita Part VII: Social and Political Activists 1. At the End of the Santa Fe Trail by Sister Blandina Segale 2. "This Is Law, But Where Is the Justice of It" by Ernestine Potowski Rose 3. "In Memoriam--American Democracy" by Emma Goldman 4. The March of the Mill Children by Mary Harris ("Mother") Jones 5. Fasting for Suffrage: "We Don''t Want Other Women Ever to Have to Do This Over Again" by Rose Winslow 6. "Black Women of the World ... Push Forward" by Amy Jacques Garvey 7. "Why Did I Put Up With It All These Years": The Farah Strike by Lauri Coyle, Gail Hershatter, and Emily Honig Part VIII: Daughters and Granddaughters 1. A Song for a Barbarian Reed Pipe by Maxine Hong Kingston 2. The Parish and the Hill by Mary Doyle Curran 3. "This Is Selina" by Paule Marshall 4. "We Can Begin to Move toward Sisterhood" by Barbara Mikulski 5. Join My Struggle: "A Poem for Marshall" by Anne Martinez 6. Asian-American Women and Feminism: "Gender Equality ... Is Not the Exclusive Agenda" by Lucie Cheng 7. Generations of Women by Janice Mirikitani Bibliographical Essay Index
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