Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society [online only]
Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups (REF. and Stacks E184 .A1 .M85 1992) Contains informative essays on an exhaustive number (106) ethnic groups, as well as essays with themes such as "American Identity and Americanization," Assimilation and Pluralism," "Education," "Folklore," "Family Patterns," "Immigration," Intermarriage," "Language," "Leadership," "Loyalties," Politics," Prejudice," "Religion," and "Survey Research."
Multiculturalism in the United States: A Comparative Guide to Acculturation and Ethnicity (REF. E184 .A1 .M85 1992) Contains essays that describe the acculturation experience of many groups including African Americans, German Americans, Irish Americans, Scandinavian Americans, Polish Americans, Jewish Americans, Chinese Americans, Italian Americans, and Mexican Americans.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life 1998 (REF. GN 333 .W67 1998) and newer edition online only
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life [online only] 2009 Five volume set providing information on the cultures of the world, covering different areas of daily life including clothing, food, language and religion.
Reference Library of European America v. 1. Ethnic essays, Acadians to Hungarian Americans -- v. 2. Ethnic essays, Irish Americans to Welsh Americans -- v. 3. Countries, Albania to Italy -- v. 4. Countries, Latvia to Yugoslavia
Selected Books on Course Reserve
Ethnic Americans: A History of Immigration by Leonard Dinnerstein and David M. Reimers.
Not Like Us: Immigrants and Minorities in America, 1890-1924 by Roger Daniels.
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