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Through The Eyes Of An Immigrant

Author: Madhuri Sharma
Publisher: Vantage Press, Inc
ISBN: 9780533160549
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A heart-warming memoir about Madhuri Sharma's arrival in America from Chennai, India in the 1970s. The author invites readers into her family's journey as they experience humorous, and sometimes challenging adventures in their new homeland.

Through The Eyes Of An Immigrant

Author: Anatole Konstantin
Publisher: Konstantin Memoirs
ISBN: 9781944785031
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In this biographical follow-up book to "A Red Boyhood -- Growing up Under Stalin," author Anatole Konstantin tells us what happened after he got to America from the unique viewpoint of an immigrant from Soviet Russia arriving in 1949. His views on American life, Soviet history and American politics are an important perspective for today's reader.

Looking Back

Author: Marie Jastrow
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393023480
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Richly illustrated with photographs spanning the period from the turn of the century to the close of the Great War, this memoir recalls the Jastrow family's early years in America.

The American Dream Through The Eyes Of Black African Immigrants In Texas

Author: Ami R. Moore
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 0761860274
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This book investigates whether black African immigrants in Texas are achieving the American dream. During interviews with Moore, they reported that their lives in the United States had been, at best, incomplete. However, aware of the benefits of migration, they were willing to endure any challenges.

Through Different Eyes

Author: J. Barbara Alvord
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781462813377
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What happens when a meagerly-educated peasant girl is chosen in 1903 to leave her family and accompany her illiterate godfather from Europe to the Midlands of America? Young Anna Barbara Mrkvicka left the dirt floor of her over-crowded one room home to enter an unknown world and overwhelming challenges at every turn. Through Different Eyes describes the back-breaking peasant life of that era. Anna worked in the fields at six years of age. It travels with the young peasant in steerage on a daunting ocean voyage, and it reveals the frustrating immigrant experience of Ellis Island. It explores the sounds and smells of sleeping for six weeks on steamy tenement rooftops of New York Citys dangerous Lower East Side, sometimes with a knife handy for protection. The journey includes a lengthy train ride into the Heartland of the United States, reveals the anxiety of arriving to work with strangers on an isolated farmstead in early Iowa. With no way to learn the English language of America, for three hard years the frightened girl was unable to escape an abusive step-aunt. She was neither paid for her exhausting farm work nor allowed enough to eat; she was beaten. Yet Anna not only miraculously survived her ordeals, her grit and determination at last enabled her to bring all seven members of her family and a foster brother to Iowa in 1909. It was just in time; World War I was threatening to engulf Europe. After years of research, this creative biography honors all unsung immigrants like young Anna. It pays homage to the millions of men and women who desperately struggled to transplant their family lives to the freedom of Americatheir precious gift to those of us so privileged to be citizens of this great land.

Der Selbstmord Europas

Author: Douglas Murray
Publisher: FinanzBuch Verlag
ISBN: 3960921802
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Sinkende Geburtenraten, unkontrollierte Masseneinwanderung und eine lange Tradition des verinnerlichten Misstrauens: Europa scheint unfähig zu sein, seine Interessen zu verteidigen. Douglas Murray, gefeierter Autor, sieht in seinem neuen Bestseller Europa gar an der Schwelle zum Freitod – zumindest scheinen sich seine politischen Führer für den Selbstmord entschieden zu haben. Doch warum haben die europäischen Regierungen einen Prozess angestoßen, wohl wissend, dass sie dessen Folgen weder absehen können noch im Griff haben? Warum laden sie Tausende von muslimischen Einwanderern ein, nach Europa zu kommen, wenn die Bevölkerung diese mit jedem Jahr stärker ablehnt? Sehen die Regierungen nicht, dass ihre Entscheidungen nicht nur die Bevölkerung ihrer Länder auseinandertreiben, sondern letztlich auch Europa zerreißen werden? Oder sind sie so sehr von ihrer Vision eines neuen europäischen Menschen, eines neuen Europas und der arroganten Überzeugung von deren Machbarkeit geblendet? Der Selbstmord Europas ist kein spontan entstandenes Pamphlet einer vagen Befindlichkeit. Akribisch hat Douglas Murray die Einwanderung aus Afrika und dem Nahen Osten nach Europa recherchiert und ihre Anfänge, ihre Entwicklung sowie die gesellschaftlichen Folgen über mehrere Jahrzehnte ebenso studiert wie ihre Einmündung in den alltäglich werdenden Terrorismus. Eine beeindruckende und erschütternde Analyse der Zeit, in der wir leben, sowie der Zustände, auf die wir zusteuern.

An Immigrant Celebrates America

Author: Mel Ramaswamy
Publisher: University Press
ISBN: 9780880938686
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This book, with more than a hundred topics, mirrors the author's interactions with American ways. It covers a wide spectrum of experiences, from becoming a citizen to jury duty, from vegetarianism to favoritism, from solar power to the VCR, and from the industrial to the academic world. This book, with more than a hundred topics, mirrors the author's interactions with American ways. It covers a wide spectrum of experiences, from becoming a citizen to jury duty, from vegetarianism to favoritism, from solar power to the VCR, and from the industrial to the academic world.

Immigrant America

Author: Alejandro Portes
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520250419
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"This revised, updated, and expanded fourth edition of Immigrant America: A Portrait provides readers with a comprehensive and current overview of immigration to the United States in a single volume. Updated with the latest available data, Immigrant America explores the economic, political, spatial, and linguistic aspects of immigration; the role of religion in the acculturation and social integration of foreign minorities; and the adaptation process for the second generation. This revised edition includes new chapters on theories of migration and on the history of U.S.-bound migration from the late nineteenth century to the present, offering an updated and expanded concluding chapter on immigration and public policy."--Publisher information.