Destination America

Whether escaping religious persecution, political oppression, the violence of war, or looking to further their economic standing, immigrants have come to America. This detailed look at why immigrants leave their homelands, how they travel to America, and what they do once they arrive, includes perso...

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Main Author: Wills, Charles
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : DK Pub., 2005.
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Summary: Whether escaping religious persecution, political oppression, the violence of war, or looking to further their economic standing, immigrants have come to America. This detailed look at why immigrants leave their homelands, how they travel to America, and what they do once they arrive, includes personal accounts, letters, diaries, photographs and other ephemera; features statistics, maps and charts covering over 40 immigrant groups.--From publisher description.
Item Description: "Accompanies the major television series by David Grubin."
Physical Description: 300 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 31 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 293) and index.
ISBN: 0756613442 (hardcover)
9780756613440 (hardcover)