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From Ellis Island to JFK: New York's Two Great Waves of Immigration

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In the history, the very personality, of New York City, few events loom larger than the wave of immigration at the turn of the last century. Today a similar influx of new immigrants is transforming the city again. Better than one in three New Yorkers is now an immigrant. From Ellis Island to JFK is the first in-depth study that compares these two huge social changes. A key contribution of this book is Nancy Foner's reassessment of the myths that have grown up around the earlier Jewish and Italian immigration--and that ...

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From Ellis Island to JFK: New York's Two Great Waves of Immigration
2002, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300093216

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From Ellis Island to JFK: New Yorks Two Great Waves of Immigration
2000, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300082265

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