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American Immigration

David A. Gerber.

June 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Migration Studies. 160 pages.

American Immigration: A Very Short Introduction examines the many legal efforts to curb immigration and to define who is and is not an American. It looks at immigration from the perspective...

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Conclusion

David A. Gerber.

in American Immigration

June 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Migration Studies. 510 words.

The United States is truly a multicultural society, or a global society, as any visitor to the country will attest. This global society has developed in fits and starts. The Conclusion...

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The future of assimilation

David A. Gerber.

in American Immigration

June 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Migration Studies. 3544 words.

American institutions have from the start been shaped around accommodating differences. Some commentators now believe that this culture has ended and that current mass immigration is...

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Introduction: mass immigration, past and present

in American Immigration

June 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Migration Studies. 3497 words.

The United States is a nation of diverse peoples bound together through an allegiance to the constitution. The Introduction looks at where the people of the United States have come from and...

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Landscapes of Mobility

Bruno David, Lara Lamb and Jack Kaiwari.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Hunter-Gatherers

April 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Migration Studies. 15276 words.

Mobility concerns the ways and logics of movement from place to place. Understanding hunter-gatherer mobility across the landscape is always located in the ontology of the observer, and...

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Mass population movements and resettlement, 1820–1924

David A. Gerber.

in American Immigration

June 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Migration Studies. 3437 words.

How did immigration and resettlement affect the people within the massive migration cohorts? The processes of mass international migration happened within the historical context of the...

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Mass population movements and resettlement, 1965 to the present

in American Immigration

June 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Migration Studies. 4265 words.

The 1970s saw for the United States a new wave of immigration. In 2005, the United States was the largest recipient of international migrants. ‘Mass population movements and resettlement,...

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Movement and Migration

Catherine M. Cameron and Scott G. Ortman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Southwest Archaeology

October 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology of North America; Migration Studies. 5868 words.

Movement is a fundamental concept among Native peoples of the American Southwest, and early archaeologists adopted a strong interest in migration from Native groups with whom they...

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Native American Diaspora and Ethnogenesis

Craig N. Cipolla.

P ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology of North America; Migration Studies; Race and Ethnicity. 10884 words.

This chapter considers the current state and future of archaeological studies of Native American diaspora and ethnogenesis. It begins with an exploration of the broader literature...

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The Norse in Iceland

Davide Marco Zori.

P ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology; Migration Studies. 13898 words.

The Norse discovery and settlement of Iceland in the late ninth century AD offers a test case for the study of human impacts on previously unoccupied landscapes and the formation of new...

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