Ethnic Chicago: A Multicultural Portrait

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Melvin G. Holli, Peter d'Alroy Jones
W.B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1995 - History - 648 pages
This award-winning study of ethnic life in Chicago richly details the various peoples and ethnic institutions in America's heartland city. This newly revised and expanded edition also includes chapters on African-American migration, Chatham, Latino Chicago, the Chinese in Chicago, Asian Indians, Korean-Americans, the new entrepreneurial immigrants, and the Swedes. There is also a new six-chapter section that examines saloons, sports, crime, churches, neighborhoods, and cemeteries.

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Contents

Ethnic Life in Chicago
1
The Absorption
17
Church Homeland Politics and Class
57
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Melvin G. Holli is Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Chicago and author and editor of a dozen books, including Reform in Detroit: Hazen S. Pingree and Urban Politics (1969), The Biographical Dictionary of American Mayors, 1820-1980 (with Peter d'A. Jones; 1981), The Mayors: The Chicago Political Tradition (1987), Restoration: Chicago Elects a New Daley (1991), and, more recently, Bashing Chicago Traditions: Harold Washington's Last Campaign (with Paul M. Green; 1989).

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