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Author McCook, Brian Joseph, 1973-

Title The borders of integration [electronic resource] : Polish migrants in Germany and the United States, 1870-1924 / Brian McCook.

Imprint Athens : Ohio University Press, c2011.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xviii, 270 p. : ill., maps.
Series Ohio University Press Polish and Polish-American studies series
Ohio University Press Polish and Polish-American studies series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Migration and citizenship in a globalizing world -- Migration and settlement : building Polish communities in the Ruhr and northeastern Pennsylvania -- The face of mining : the coal industry in the Ruhr and northeastern Pennsylvania -- Breaking barriers : Polish entry into the mines -- Becoming mining men : Polish integration within the workforce -- Divided hearts, divided faith : Poles and the Catholic Church -- Challenging state and society : the "Polish question" and the rise of Polish ethnic associations -- War and Polish communities transformed, 1914-24 -- Conclusion: Determining the borders of integration.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Polish people -- Cultural assimilation -- Germany -- Ruhr River Valley -- History.
Polish Americans -- Cultural assimilation -- Pennsylvania -- History.
Immigrants -- Germany -- Ruhr River Valley -- History.
Immigrants -- Pennsylvania -- History.
Coal miners -- Germany -- Ruhr River Valley -- History.
Coal miners -- Pennsylvania -- History.
Community life -- Germany -- Ruhr River Valley -- History.
Community life -- Pennsylvania -- History.
Ruhr River Valley (Germany) -- Ethnic relations.
Pennsylvania -- Ethnic relations.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780821419250 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
9780821419267 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
9780821443514 (e-book)

 
    
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