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The New Americans

A Guide to Immigration since 1965

Edited by Mary C. Waters

Reed Ueda

Associate Editor Helen B. Marrow

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$47.50 • £41.95 • €43.95

ISBN 9780674023574

Publication Date: 01/30/2007


736 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 map, 106 tables

Harvard University Press Reference Library


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An exhaustive new work by more than two dozen American scholars… It’s a careful, learned work aimed at educating us all as to who Americans really are these days… For those reporting on, working with or leading this increasingly diverse nation, The New Americans will serve as a thorough primer to the nuances, challenges and opportunities at hand.—Robert Behre, The Post and Courier [Charleston, SC]

The book is a useful primer; at once a wealth of information and a telling snapshot of current academic opinion on that all-important topic, assimilation.—Tamar Jacoby, The New York Post

There is not a weak or disappointing essay in the book… Waters and Ueda have succeeded in their goal of updating The Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups. My copy of The New Americans now sits next to that venerable old guide, as it should for any scholar of the American immigrant experience.—Peter Kivisto, Ethnic and Racial Studies

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