Roots Too : : White Ethnic Revival in Post-Civil Rights America / / Matthew Frye JACOBSON.

In the 1970s, white ethnics mobilized around a new version of the epic tale of plucky immigrants making their way in the New World through the sweat of their brow. Although this turn to ethnicity was for many an individual search for familial and psychological identity, Roots Too establishes a broad...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter HUP eBook Package Backlist 2000-2013
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Ort / Verlag:Cambridge, MA : : Harvard University Press, , [2009]
©2006
Year of Publication:2009
Language:English
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Other title:Frontmatter --
Contents --
Introduction: Beyond Hansen's Law --
Chapter One. Hyphen Nation --
Chapter Two. Golden Door, Silver Screen --
Chapter Three. Old World Bound --
Chapter Four. The Immigrant's Bootstraps, and Other Fables --
Chapter Five. I Take Back My Name --
Chapter Six. Our Heritage Is Our Power --
Chapter Seven. Whose America (Who's America)? --
Coda: Ireland at JFK --
Notes. Acknowledgments. Index --
Notes --
Acknowledgments --
Index
Summary:In the 1970s, white ethnics mobilized around a new version of the epic tale of plucky immigrants making their way in the New World through the sweat of their brow. Although this turn to ethnicity was for many an individual search for familial and psychological identity, Roots Too establishes a broader white social and political consensus arising in response to the political language of the Civil Rights movement.
Format:Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
ISBN:9780674039063
9783110442205
9783110459517
9783110662566
DOI:10.4159/9780674039063
Access:restricted access
Hierarchical level:Monograph
Statement of Responsibility: Matthew Frye JACOBSON.