Dictionary of American Immigration History
- Publish Date: 1990-06-28
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Francesco Cordasco
With some 2,500 entries, this dictionary, the first reference guide of its kind, is designed as a comprehensive reference work on all aspects of American immigration history. All American ethnic groups are included, with essay-entries on general subjects, e.g., immigration, patterns of immigrant settlement in the US, socialization, acculturation, and related themes. Biographical entries on individuals important in the history of immigration are included, along with notices of immigrant historical societies, mutual aid societies, immigrant-help groups, and immigration legislation and restrictionism.