Dimensions of Ethnicity

The monumental Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups is the most authoritative single source available on the history, culture, and distinctive characteristics of ethnic groups in the United States. The Dimensions of Ethnicity series is designed to make this landmark scholarship available to everyone in a series of handy paperbound student editions. Selections in this series include outstanding articles that illuminate the social dynamics of a pluralistic nation or masterfully summarize the experience of key groups. Written by the best-qualified scholars in each field, Dimensions of Ethnicity titles reflect the complex interplay between assimilation and pluralism that is a central theme of the American experience.

Below is a list of in-print works in this collection, presented in series order or publication order as applicable.

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Cover: Immigration

Immigration

Easterlin, Richard A.
Ward, David
Bernard, William S.
Ueda, Reed

This concise volume recounts the social and economic characteristics of successive waves of immigrants, where they settled, and how they achieved citizenship.

Cover: Concepts of Ethnicity

Concepts of Ethnicity

Petersen, William
Novak, Michael
Gleason, Philip

The tightening and loosening of ethnic identity under changing definitions of “Americanism” is emphasized in this volume.

Cover: Prejudice

Prejudice

Pettigrew, Thomas F.
Fredrickson, George M.
Knobel, Dale T.
Glazer, Nathan
Ueda, Reed

In Prejudice, the history and psychology of discriminatory policies is contrasted with efforts to overcome discrimination.

Cover: The American Indians

The American Indians

Spicer, Edward H.

Here is a notably compact account of the diversity and complex cultures of Native Americans, with a special section on the history of federal policy.

Cover: The Politics of Ethnicity

The Politics of Ethnicity

Walzer, Michael
Kantowicz, Edward T.
Higham, John
Harrington, Mona

The monumental Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups is the most authoritative single source available on the history, culture, and distinctive characteristics of ethnic groups in the United States. The Dimensions of Ethnicity series is designed to make this landmark scholarship available to everyone in a series of handy paperbound student editions.

Sort by title, author, format, publication date, or price »

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