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The Resource The World Book of America's multicultural heritage

The World Book of America's multicultural heritage

Label
The World Book of America's multicultural heritage
Title
The World Book of America's multicultural heritage
Title variation
America's multicultural heritage
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the history of United States immigrants and the resulting multicultural society of today
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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World Book of America's heritage
Dewey number
973/.04
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E178
LC item number
.W8995 2003
Literary form
non fiction
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World Book, Inc
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  • Ethnology
  • Immigrants
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The World Book of America's multicultural heritage
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Rev. ed. of: The World Book of America's heritage. c1991
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Book one. pt. 1. The land and its people: The glorious continents ; The first Americans ; Feature : Mississippian culture ; Groups of the Caribbean, Central, and South America -- pt. 2. The Europeans arrive: Columbus and those before him ; Discoveries and conquests ; Feature : sailing ships ; Spanish and Portuguese explorers and colonies -- pt. 3. New France, New Netherland, and New Sweden: New France ; New Netherland and New Sweden ; Feature : the prosperous Dutch -- pt. 4. The English colonies: The first ventures ; Feature : Plimoth Plantation ; Other colonies for religious purposes ; Rounding out the 13 -- pt. 5. Europeans become Americans: Irish, Scots, Germans, Jews, and others ; The Atlantic crossing and beyond ; Immigrants in bondage ; War and independence ; Feature : Canada : a different story --
  • Book two. pt. 6. The immigrant flow continues: Internal migration : the trek begins ; Feature : New Salem ; Immigrants and the new nation ; An outburst of nativism -- pt. 7. Immigrants and war: Going West-- Texas, Utah, and California ; Feature : the Alamo -- Civil War, Reconstruction, and Indian wars -- pt. 8. From Civil War to World War: More immigrants ; The port ; Feature : the restoration of Ellis Island ; Life in New York City ; Aid and Americanization ; Restriction begins -- pt. 9. From World War to World War: Palmer, the Klan, and Dillingham ; Feature : expatriates ; Refuges, restrictions, and racial prejudice ; Postwar immigration and McCarthyism -- pt. 10. Recent years: New immigrants from Asia and Latin America ; Feature : Alaska ; Feature : Hawaii ; Fleeing political oppression ; Latin American immigrants and undocumented workers ; American pluralism and its challenges
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
2 v. (384 p.)
Isbn
9780716673033
Lccn
2002193358
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps
System control number
  • ocm51022566
  • (OCoLC)51022566
Label
The World Book of America's multicultural heritage
Publication
Note
  • Rev. ed. of: The World Book of America's heritage. c1991
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Book one. pt. 1. The land and its people: The glorious continents ; The first Americans ; Feature : Mississippian culture ; Groups of the Caribbean, Central, and South America -- pt. 2. The Europeans arrive: Columbus and those before him ; Discoveries and conquests ; Feature : sailing ships ; Spanish and Portuguese explorers and colonies -- pt. 3. New France, New Netherland, and New Sweden: New France ; New Netherland and New Sweden ; Feature : the prosperous Dutch -- pt. 4. The English colonies: The first ventures ; Feature : Plimoth Plantation ; Other colonies for religious purposes ; Rounding out the 13 -- pt. 5. Europeans become Americans: Irish, Scots, Germans, Jews, and others ; The Atlantic crossing and beyond ; Immigrants in bondage ; War and independence ; Feature : Canada : a different story --
  • Book two. pt. 6. The immigrant flow continues: Internal migration : the trek begins ; Feature : New Salem ; Immigrants and the new nation ; An outburst of nativism -- pt. 7. Immigrants and war: Going West-- Texas, Utah, and California ; Feature : the Alamo -- Civil War, Reconstruction, and Indian wars -- pt. 8. From Civil War to World War: More immigrants ; The port ; Feature : the restoration of Ellis Island ; Life in New York City ; Aid and Americanization ; Restriction begins -- pt. 9. From World War to World War: Palmer, the Klan, and Dillingham ; Feature : expatriates ; Refuges, restrictions, and racial prejudice ; Postwar immigration and McCarthyism -- pt. 10. Recent years: New immigrants from Asia and Latin America ; Feature : Alaska ; Feature : Hawaii ; Fleeing political oppression ; Latin American immigrants and undocumented workers ; American pluralism and its challenges
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
2 v. (384 p.)
Isbn
9780716673033
Lccn
2002193358
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps
System control number
  • ocm51022566
  • (OCoLC)51022566

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