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Maldwyn Allen Jones

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1 The Golden Door

Davie, Maurice R., World Immigration, with Special Reference to the United States, (New York, 1936) Handlin, Oscar, The Uprooted, 2nd ed., (Boston, 1973) Hansen, Marcus L., The Atlantic Migration 1607-1860, (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1940; London, 1961) Jones, Maldwyn A., American Immigration, (Chicago and London, 1960) Taylor, Philip, The Distant Magnet: European Emigration to the USA, (London, 1971; New York, 1974) . Wittke, Carl, We Who Built America: The Saga of the Immigration, 2nd ed., (Cleveland, Ohio, 1964)

2 The Journey

Bowen, Frank C., A Century of Atlantic Travel, (London, 1932) Coleman, Terry, Passage to America, (London, 1972; New York, 1973) Guillet, Edwin C., The Great Migration: The Atlantic Crossing by Sailing-Ship since 1770, (Toronto and London, 1937) Hyde, Francis E., Cunard and the North Atlantic 1840-1973, (London, 1975) MacDonagh, Oliver, A Pattern of Government Growth 1800-1860: The Passenger Acts and their Enforcement, (London, 1961) Tyler, David B., Steam Conquers the Atlantic, (New York, 1939)

3 Guardians of the Gate

Albion, Robert G., The Rise of New York 1815-1860, (New York, 1939) Novotny, Ann, Strangers at the Door: Ellis Island, Castle Garden and the Great Migration to America, (Riverside, Connecticut, 1971) Pitkin, Thomas M., Keepers of the Gate: A History of Ellis Island, (New York, 1975)

4 Flight from Hunger

Adams, William F., Ireland and Irish Emigration to the New World from 1815 to the Famine, (New Haven, 1932) Brown, Thomas N., Irish-American Nationalism, (Philadelphia, 1966) Greeley, Andrew M., The Most Distressful Nation, (Chicago, 1972) Potter, George W., To The Golden Door, (Boston, 1960) Shannon, William V., The American Irish, 2nd edn, (New York, 1965) Wittke, Carl, The Irish in America, (Baton Rouge, 1956) Woodham-Smith, Cecil, The Great Hunger: Ireland 1845-49, (London and New York, 1962)

5 Cousins and Strangers

Berthoff, Rowland T., British Immigrants in Industrial America 1790- 1950, (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1953) Conway, Alan, ed., The Welsh in America, (Cardiff, 1961) Erickson, Charlotte, Invisible Immigrants: The Adaptation of English and Scottish Immigrants in Nineteenth-Century America, (London, and Coral Gables, Florida, 1972) Rowe, John, The Hard-Rock Men: Cornish Immigrants and the North American Mining Frontier, (Liverpool and New York, 1974) Taylor, Philip A. M., Expectations Westward: The Mormons and the Emigration of their British Converts in the Nineteenth Century, (Edinburgh and London, 1965) Thomas, Brinley, Migration and Economic Growth, (Cambridge, 1954)

6 The Way West

Blegen, Theodore C., Norwegian Migration to America, 2 vols, Northfield, Minnesota, 1931-40) Faust, Albert B., The German Element in the United States, 2 vols, (Boston, 1909) Hawgood, John A., The Tragedy of German-America, (New York, 1940) O'Connor, Richard, The German-Americans: An Informal History, Boston, 1968) Walker, Mack, Germany and the Emigration 1816-1885, (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1964) Wittke, Carl, Refugees of Revolution: The German Forty-Eighters in America, (Philadelphia, 1952)

7 The Myth of the "Melting Pot"

Gleason, Philip, "Melting Pot: Symbol of Fusion or Confusion", American Quarterly, XVI, (Spring, 1964), pp. 20-46 Gordon, Milton M., Assimilation in American Life, (New York, 1964) Hartmann, Edward G., The Movement to Americanize the Immigrant, (New York, 1948) Herberg, Will, Protestant-Catholic-Jew, (New York, 1955)

8 The New Diaspora

Birmingham, Stephen, Our Crowd: The Great Jewish Families of New York, (New York, 1967) Handlin, Oscar, Adventure in Freedom: Three Hundred Years of Jewish Life in America, (New York, 1954; Folkestone, 1971) Higham, John, Send These to me: Jews and Other Immigrants in Urban America, (New York, 1975) Rischin, Moses, The Promised City: New York's Jews 1870-1914, (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1962) Sanders, Ronald, The Downtown Jews, (New York, 1969) Schoener, Allon, ed., Portal to America: The Lower East Side 1870-1925, (New York, 1967) Silverberg, Robert, If I Forget Thee, O Jerusalem: American Jews and the State of Israel, (New York, 1970)

9 The Italian Exodus

DeConde, Alexander, Half Bitter, Half Sweet: An Excursion into Italian- American History, (New York, 1971) Diggins, John P., Mussolini and Fascism: The View from America, (Princeton and London, 1972) Foerster, Robert F., The Italian Emigration of Our Times, (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1919) Nelli, Humbert S., The Italians in Chicago 1880-1930, (New York and London, 1970) Williams, Phyllis H., South Italian Folkways in Europe and America, (New Haven, 1938)

10 The Narrow Gate

Bernard, William S., ed., American Immigration Policy -- A Reappraisal; (New York, 1950; Folkestone, 1970) Davie, Maurice R., Refugees in America, (New York, 1947) Divine, Robert A., American Immigration Policy 1924-1952, (New Haven, 1957) Higham, John, Strangers in the Land: Patterns of American Nativism 1860- 1925, (New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1955) Solomon, Barbara M., Ancestors and Immigrants, (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1956; London, 1972)

11 The Immigrant Heritage

Bowers, David F., ed., Foreign Influences in American Life, (Princeton, 1944; London, 1967) Gerson, Louis L., The Hyphenate in Recent American Politics and Diplomacy, (Lawrence, Kansas, 1964) Glazer, Nathan, and Moynihan, Daniel P., Beyond the Melting Pot, 2nd edn, (Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, 1970) Handlin, Oscar, Race and Nationality in American Life, (Boston, 1957) Rose, Peter, ed., Nation of Nations: The Ethnic Experience and the Racial Crisis, (New York, 1972) Weed, Perry L., The White Ethnic Movement and Ethnic Politics, (New York and London, 1973)

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