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A nation of nations
Louis Adamic
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A nation of nations

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Preface: Letters to and from an old-line American of Anglo-Saxon stock -- Americans from Italy -- Americans from Spain and Mexico -- Americans from France -- Americans from Holland -- Americans from Sweden -- Americans from Russia -- Americans from Germany -- Negro Americans -- Americans from Yugoslavia -- Americans from Norway -- Americans from Greece -- American
Hardcover, first, 399 pages
Published 1945 by Harper
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Leigh Ann Wilson, Ph.D.
Collection of essays, including Gunnar Myrdal. Chapter from “An American Dilemma.” He argued that whites supported equality but practiced discrimination. He supported integration. Theory does NOT equal reality!!!

Important article: “Colonialism: The case of the Mexican Americans.” Joan W. Moore. Social Problems 17 4(Spring 1970) 463-472.

Three types of colonialism:
1. classic: New Mexico: their political organization is the highest of the three, the most evolved politically.
2. conflict: Texas: bro
Ronald Wise
Sep 02, 2011 Ronald Wise rated it liked it
In response to Adamic's perception that American history and folklore tend to over-emphasize the contributions of Anglo-Saxon immigrants in the New England area, he compiled this book to pay tribute to the immigrants from other nations and cultures who have made major contributions to the American effort and identity. Written at the conclusion of World War II, during which many Americans were exposed to various cultures in the war effort. Some interesting information regarding immigration ...more
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Slovenian-born, he came to US at the age of 14. Socialist, he supported Tito and was friends with Rex Stout and Robinson Jeffers.
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