Essays on Immigration.

Blaisdell, Robert [Browse]
  • New York : Dover Publications, 2013.
  • ©2013.
1 online resource (350 pages)


Summary note
This anthology surveys the immigration experience from a wide range of cultural and historical viewpoints. Contributors include Jacob Riis, Edwidge Danticat, Junot Díaz, and many others.
Source of description
Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
  • Cover
  • Title Page
  • Copyright Page
  • Bob Blaisdell [United States]: Note (2013)
  • Acknowledgements
  • Contents
  • Richard Frethorne [England]: Letters from an Indentured Servant (1623o
  • Gottlieb Mittelberger [Germany]: Journey to Pennsylvania (1754o
  • Hector St. John de Crevecoeur [France]: What Is an American? (1782o
  • Frank Lecouvreur [Prussia]: From East Prussia to the Golden Gate (1852o
  • Emma Lazarus [United States]: The New Colossus (1883o
  • Hans Mattson [Sweden]: Reminiscences: The Story of an Emigrant (1891o
  • Sadie Browne [Poland]: The Life Story of a Polish Sweatshop Girl (1906o
  • Lee Chew [China]: The Life Story of a Chinese Businessman (1906o
  • Rocco Corresca [Italy]: The Life Story of an Italian Bootblack (1906o
  • Jacob Riis [Denmark]: The Making of an American (1908o
  • Abraham Rihbany [Syria]: Lights and Shadows (1914o
  • Edward Steiner [Slovakia]: From Alien to Citizen (1914o
  • Anna Hilda Louise Walther [Denmark]: A Pilgrimage with a Milliner's Needle (1917o
  • Rose Cohen [Russia]: Out of the Shadow (1918o
  • Edward Bok [Holland]: Where America Fell Short with Me (1922o
  • Louis Adamic [Slovenia]: Amerikansi in Carniola (1932o
  • Stoyan Pribichevich [Yugoslavia]: In an American Factory (1938o
  • Andrés Aragon [Spain]: After the Death of Spain (1978o
  • Nicholas Gerros [Greece]: Greek Horatio Alger (1978o
  • Carlos Bulosan [Philippines]: My Education (1979o
  • Edwidge Danticat [Haiti]: A New World Full of Strangers (1987o
  • Vladimir Vernikov [Russia]: The ABC of a New Profession (1991o
  • Dympna Ugwu-Oju [Nigeria]: Raising Delia (1995o
  • Aleksandar Hemon [Yugoslavia / Serbia]: Door to Door (2001o
  • Mela Tannenbaum [Ukraine]: A Musician's Journey (2002o
  • Firoozeh Dumas [Iran]: Funny in Farsi: The "F Word" (2003o
  • Junot Díaz [Dominican Republic]: Homecoming with Turtle (2004o.
  • Rose Castillo Guilbault [Mexico]: Farmworker's Daughter: Growing Up Mexican in America (2005o
  • Orubba Almansouri [Yemen]: University of Kitchen (2009o.
9780486783208 ((electronic bk.))
Statement on language in description
Princeton University Library aims to describe library materials in a manner that is respectful to the individuals and communities who create, use, and are represented in the collections we manage. Read more...
Other views
Staff view

Supplementary Information