Download American Immigration: A Student Companion (Oxford Student by Roger Daniels PDF

By Roger Daniels

"Once i assumed to write down a heritage of the immigrants in the US. Then i found that the immigrants were American history," wrote historian Oscar Handlin. Immigrants and generations in their descendants have outlined the yankee kingdom from its starting and proceed to supply America's attribute range, representing virtually each race, nationality, faith, and ethnic workforce worldwide. a few immigrants got here to the hot global looking for monetary achieve. Others have been introduced in chains. nonetheless others stumbled on shelter in the US from non secular or ethnic persecution.
This single-volume encyclopedia comprises greater than three hundred entries, overlaying a number of points of immigration background and policy:
* ethnic teams, together with census and immigration records, significant classes of immigration and components of payment, important faith, and old background
* key immigration laws, akin to the chinese language Exclusion Act, Immigration Act of 1990, and Refugee Act of 1980
* phrases and ideas, together with eco-friendly card, quota approach, citizen, naturalization, photograph brides, and nativism
* different types of immigrants, together with refugees, indentured servants, young children, and exiles
* immigration stations: Angel Island, citadel backyard, and Ellis Island * non secular teams and church buildings, corresponding to Amish, Huguenots, Muslims, and jap ceremony churches
* additional studying lists and cross-references keep on with each one entry
An introductory essay presents a cogent review of the total scope of the publication. greater than a hundred and fifty pictures and illustrations supplement the entries. Statistical packing containers complement the articles with key info. a listing of immigration, ethnic, and refugee agencies; a advisor to extra examine that comes with books, museums, and internet sites; and an in depth chronology finish this helpful source for examine in American historical past, ethnic and multicultural experiences, and genealogy.

Oxford's pupil partners to American historical past are state of the art references for faculty and residential, particularly designed and written for a long time 12 via grownup. every one booklet is a concise yet entire A-to-Z consultant to an enormous old interval or subject in U.S. historical past, with articles on key concerns and renowned participants. The authors--distinguished students famous of their components of expertise--ensure that the entries are exact, up to date, and available. certain good points contain an introductory part on the right way to use the booklet, extra studying lists, cross-references, chronology, and entire index.

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Download The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Data Analysis by Uwe Flick PDF

By Uwe Flick

The big variety of methods to information research in qualitative study can look daunting even for knowledgeable researchers. This guide is the 1st to supply a state-of-the artwork assessment of the full box of QDA; from normal analytic ideas utilized in qualitative learn, to ways particular to specific sorts of qualitative information, together with speak, textual content, sounds, photos and digital information.

The guide contains chapters on conventional analytic options reminiscent of grounded conception, content material research, hermeneutics, phenomenology and narrative research, in addition to assurance of more recent developments like combined tools, reanalysis and meta-analysis. functional elements similar to sampling, transcription, operating collaboratively, writing and implementation are given shut realization, as are thought and theorization, reflexivity, and ethics.

Written by means of a group of specialists in qualitative examine from all over the world, this guide is a vital compendium for all qualitative researchers and scholars around the social sciences.

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Download Encyclopedia of Human Geography by Barney Warf PDF

By Barney Warf

With greater than three hundred entries written via a global crew of prime gurus within the box, the Encyclopedia of Human Geography deals a finished assessment of the key principles, innovations, phrases, and ways that signify a notoriously diversified box. This multidisciplinary quantity offers cross-cultural assurance of human geography because it is known within the modern international and takes under consideration the large conceptual alterations that experience advanced because the Nineteen Seventies, together with quite a few social constructivist ways.

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Download The Encyclopedia of Protestantism by Hans J. Hillerbrand PDF

By Hans J. Hillerbrand

Students from worldwide have contributed to those volumes packed with greater than 1,000 long signed articles, every one with a bibliography. Editor Hillerbrand, from Duke University's faith division, proposes a definition of Protestantism as ''whatever isn't Catholic (or Orthodox).'' This huge scope relatively good encompasses all manifestations of Christianity no longer in a different way categorized.The encyclopedia bargains quite a few biographical articles. additionally listed here are entries on cultural and social matters, nations, associations, events, and theology in addition to the anticipated insurance of denominations and ''isms.'' in line with the editor, there's something of a historic bias within the collection of subject matters and how they're taken care of. this permits readers to work out how the improvement of a number of the denominations and events is tied heavily to the social and political occasions surrounding their inception. Articles similar to Abortion, Capital punishment, and Homosexuality, which current a balanced view of arguable components, actually have a old measurement. those issues and others akin to Civil rights circulation and Homeschooling are more suitable by way of history's eye on what we would think of extra solely ''modern'' concerns.The first quantity has an inventory of all of the alphabetical entries in addition to a thematic record of entries that largely teams the subjects. The fourth quantity has an index, along with the object titles in addition to subsidiary themes. a listing of members with their affiliations and the articles they wrote precedes the index, and a very invaluable and informative appendix containing statistical tables (which complement a truly great article on facts in the physique) completes this work.Overall, this can be a very good-looking set, good conceived and immense having a look. Its excessive cost may perhaps make it a tricky selection, however it must have a spot in any educational or huge public assortment. There are different encyclopedias that hide the topic of faith, yet before there was not anything in English that may be acknowledged to crisis itself completely with Protestantism.

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Download The Renaissance- An Encyclopedia for Students by Charles Scribners & Sons Publishing PDF

By Charles Scribners & Sons Publishing

Charles Scribner’s Sons provides The Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for college kids, a condensed model of ER written particularly for college students. Like ER, it covers humans and occasions starting in Italy approximately 1350, then broadens geographically to include the remainder of Europe within the center to overdue 15th century. The insurance ends round 1620, while Europe once more moved right into a new age with diversified values and
events. among those dates the encyclopedia discusses very important political occasions, ideas, principles, artistic endeavors and literature, and clinical achievements throughout Europe. It comprises the newest scholarship on those matters. particularly, it addresses the 3 most vital advancements within the learn of the Renaissance within the moment half the 20 th century: the varied experiences of humanism all through Europe, the elevated focus at the social historical past of the Renaissance, and the learn of the numerous roles of ladies. The Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for college students offers accomplished discussions of all facets of the ecu Renaissance. assurance of the remainder of the realm is proscribed to how Europeans motivated different continents, and dialogue of the Protestant and Catholic Reformations is restricted to the best way they affected the Renaissance and vice versa.

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Download Undergraduate instrumental analysis by James W Robinson; Eileen M Skelly Frame; George M Frame PDF

By James W Robinson; Eileen M Skelly Frame; George M Frame

Bargains in-depth descriptions of techniques, instrumentation, and practices for optimum analytical results. This 6th version displays the applied sciences and functions in spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, and chromatography, illustrating practices and techniques particular to every significant chemical analytical technique.

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Download Reel Black Talk: A Sourcebook of 50 American Filmmakers by Linda Allen, Spencer Moon PDF

By Linda Allen, Spencer Moon

As evidenced in interviews incorporated during this quantity, many African American filmmakers give some thought to themselves artists first, their ethnicity being merely a part of what affects their paintings. this is often the 1st e-book by way of an African American on modern African American filmmakers. the following administrators and manufacturers communicate for themselves, posing demanding situations to present pondering within the box. particular emphasis is given to the filmmakers' productions and their studies. Essays on ancient figures exhibit the wealthy background of the African American contribution to cinema. From Oscar Micheaux and Spencer Williams to Neema Barnett and the workforce of George Jackson and Doug McHenry, this revealing reference paintings will enlighten students, scholars, and picture buffs.As early as 1899, African american citizens have been taken with the filmmaking undefined. Oscar Micheaux took directing, writing, and generating to the next point with the discharge of his first movie in 1918; by means of 1948 he had made greater than 40 movies. presently, by means of foreign international cinema criteria, the African American culture opponents cinema from at any place on this planet, yet those filmmakers face a concern: no matter if to make motion pictures in the course of the Hollywood approach or persist with an self sufficient imaginative and prescient. This publication offers a cross-section of filmmakers from every one camp and likewise specializes in those that paintings in either arenas.

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Download Influence: Gaining Commitment, Getting Results (Ideas Into by David Baldwin, Curt Grayson PDF

By David Baldwin, Curt Grayson

Effect is an integral part of management. Your place in a firm and the ability it supplies aren’t continuously sufficient to encourage humans to do what you ask. constructing your effect abilities may also help achieve dedication from humans in any respect degrees: direct stories, friends, and managers. This ebook comprises an evaluation device that can assist you confirm the impact strategies you now use. a few strategies rely on good judgment, others entice feelings, and others are cooperative appeals. you could detect strategies you not often use, and you'll strengthen these strategies to turn into better. you'll research what to do earlier than, in the course of, and after a power consultation. each impression test can turn into a studying event, and you'll proceed to augment this important management strength.

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Download A John Steinbeck Encyclopedia by Brian Railsback, Michael Meyer PDF

By Brian Railsback, Michael Meyer

One of many maximum novelists of the twentieth century, John Steinbeck remains to be learn and studied in any respect degrees. This encyclopedia broadly overviews his lifestyles and writings. incorporated are approximately 1200 alphabetically prepared entries by means of greater than forty specialist individuals. Entries disguise his works, significant characters, kinfolk and contemporaries, affects, and numerous designated themes regarding his literary occupation. a few of the entries cite works for extra interpreting, and the encyclopedia closes with a particular, basic bibliography.
Known for his searing social feedback, John Steinbeck is among the most well liked and influential American writers of the twentieth century. His works are learn and studied in any respect degrees and feature been made into movies. And even though critics and students at the start came upon fault along with his drastically well known works, he's now commonly acknowledges as a grasp of his craft. This encyclopedia presents an in depth evaluation of his lifestyles and occupation and is on the market to highschool scholars, undergraduates, and basic readers.
Presented are approximately 1200 alphabetically prepared entries via greater than forty professional participants. those entries hide his works, significant characters, family and contemporaries, affects, and more than a few distinct subject matters.

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