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Boston’s Immigrants, 1790–1880

A Study in Acculturation, Fiftieth Anniversary Edition, With a New Preface by the Author

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$37.50 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674079861

Publication Date: 10/18/1991

Short

400 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

33 tables, 4 maps, 26 line illustrations

Belknap Press

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Handlin has opened a new field for historical research.—William F. Whyte, American Journal of Sociology

This book has helped raise this field of American studies to a high level of distinction and satisfaction.—Nathan Glazer, The New Leader

An excellent case study in the great problem of social assimilation. One feature, among others, that stands out clearly is its refutation of the all-too-comforting and popular notion that the American community, local or national, has been able to accept great contingencies of foreign population without experiencing significant and lasting modifications of its own cultural features.American Sociological Review

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