This encyclopedia contains 50 thorough profiles of the most numerically significant immigrant groups now making their homes in the United States, telling the story of our newest immigrants and introducing them to their fellow Americans.
• Comprises contributions from 50 sociologists, anthropologists, historians, social scientists, and political scientists, many of whom are from the countries they discuss
• Offers appealing sidebars featuring young people who represent the newest generation of American immigrants throughout the book
• Provides maps showing where each country is located and photographs that accompany each essay, depicting cultural events and a young immigrant from that nation
• Includes a glossary of important terms, a bibliography of sources, and a "Further Reading" section with each essay
• Contains appendices of census statistics on American immigration
• Presents a chronology of major historical events in each of the sending country's history
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About the Author
Ronald H. Bayor, PhD, is professor of history at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.