Boston's immigrants, 1790-1880 : a study in acculturation / Oscar Handlin.

Examines the lives of immigrants in Boston from 1790 to 1880, discussing the process of arrival in the city, the physical and economic adjustment, the development of group consciousness, hostility toward the Irish, and the city's eventual relative stability.

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Main Author: Handlin, Oscar, 1915-2011.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1991.
Edition:Rev. and enl. ed., 50th anniversary ed.
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