Error title
Some error text about your books and stuff.
Close

Natives and Strangers: a Multicultural History of Americans

by Dinnerstein, Leonard A Reimers, David M.

  • ISBN: 9780195090840
  • ISBN10: 0195090845

Natives and Strangers: a Multicultural History of Americans

by Dinnerstein, Leonard A Reimers, David M.

  • List Price: $27.95
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition: 0003
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publish date: 12/01/1996
  • ISBN: 9780195090840
  • ISBN10: 0195090845
used Add to Cart $1.63
You save: 94%
Marketplace Item
new Add to Cart $125.43
Marketplace Item
Description: A sweeping, ambitious chronicle of our unique cultural mosaic, spanning nearly four hundred years, Natives and Strangers surveys America's legacy of assimilation and difference, of poverty and economic advancement, of ethnic conflict and intercultural mingling, expertly weaving together these strands into an engaging and informative whole. The authors consider the changing fortunes of American Indians, slaves, and immigrants, describing how newcomers interacted and often clashed with native-born people, with government and law enforcement, and with one another in crowded tenements or on expansive farmlands. They paint a compelling portrait of the extraordinary range of immigrant experience in America: working conditions and family life, communities of religion and language, political aspirations and social repression. The authors also explore the spectrum of ethnic coalitions that have fought for equal access to scarce resources and the rise of individuals of distinct ethnic lineage to local, state, and national offices. And they discuss the periodic surges of nativism directed at those cultural groups considered at odds with mainstream society, from vitriolic attacks on the "hordes of wild Irishmen" in the early days of the American republic to the torrents of abuse heaped upon Asian immigrants until long after World War II. Finally, the book examines some of the anomalies of immigrant life in America: why, for instance, have the Germans and Scandinavians built strong communities in the Midwest, while Chinese populations have congregated in New York and San Francisco? And how did Japanese immigrants overcome decades of venomous xenophobia to become one of America's most successful,highly educated minority groups, while Puerto Ricans remain near the bottom of the socioeconomic ladder?
Expand description
Seller Condition Comments Price  
Seller: Owls Books
Location: Toledo, OH
Condition: Good
All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor
[...]
Price:
$1.63
Comments:
All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor
[...]
Seller: Orion Tech
Location: Arlington, TX
Condition: Good
Price:
$1.95
Comments:
Seller: Bookfinders
Location: Holmesville, OH
Condition: Good
Book is in good condition. Pages are clean and the binding is tight. *NOTE* Stock photo may not represent the actual book for sale.
Price:
$2.81
Comments:
Book is in good condition. Pages are clean and the binding is tight. *NOTE* Stock photo may not represent the actual book for sale.
Seller: HPB-Diamond
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$3.37
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: Midtown Scholar Bookstore
Location: Harrisburg, PA
Condition: Very Good
Crisp clean w/light shelfwear/edgewear-NICE! -may have remainder mark Standard-sized.
Price:
$5.62
Comments:
Crisp clean w/light shelfwear/edgewear-NICE! -may have remainder mark Standard-sized.
Seller: Wonder Book - Member ABAA/ILAB
Location: Frederick, MD
Condition: Good
Good condition. Highlighting inside.
Price:
$7.30
Comments:
Good condition. Highlighting inside.
Seller: Montclair Book Center
Location: Montclair, NJ
Condition: Good
Price:
$7.87
Comments:
Seller: Ergodebooks
Location: Richmond, TX Ask seller a question
Condition: Good
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Price:
$8.36
Comments:
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Seller: WonderBook
Location: Frederick, MD Ask seller a question
Condition: Good
Good condition. Highlighting inside.
Price:
$8.99
Comments:
Good condition. Highlighting inside.
Seller: One Stop Shop Bookstore
Location: Memphis, TN
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Price:
$31.47
Comments:
Seller: Bonita
Location: Newport Coast, CA
Condition: Very Good
Price:
$37.16
Comments:
Seller: BonitaBooks
Location: Newport Coast, CA Ask seller a question
Condition: Very Good
Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.
Price:
$38.22
Comments:
Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.
Seller: BonitaBooks
Location: Newport Coast, CA Ask seller a question
Condition: New
Price:
$125.43
Comments:
Seller: Bonita
Location: Newport Coast, CA
Condition: New
Price:
$129.71
Comments:
please wait
Please Wait

Notify Me When Available

Enter your email address below,
and we'll contact you when your school adds course materials for
.
Enter your email address below, and we'll contact you when is back in stock (ISBN: ).