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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300 |a 300 p. :  |b ill. (some col.), col. maps ;  |c 31 cm. 
500 |a "Accompanies the major television series by David Grubin." 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 293) and index. 
505 0 |a Introduction -- Settling America -- Freedom to worship -- Freedom from want -- Freedom from fear -- Freedom to create -- Gazetteer -- Appendices -- Index -- Credits and Acknowledgements. 
520 |a 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. 
590 |a The Balch Ethnic Studies Collection. 
650 0 |a Minorities  |z United States. 
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651 0 |a United States  |x Emigration and immigration. 
651 0 |a United States  |x Ethnic relations. 
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