ethnic america

“ethnic america” / thomas sowell <1981> \ a concise history of 9 immigrant groups: irish, german, italian, jews, chinese, japanese, mexicans, blacks and puerto ricans / describes how their culture and their experiences in their homeland impacted their experiences as u.s. immigrants in terms of their coping mechanisms, length of time of acculturation & socioeconomic progress, as well as the dynamics within and between ethnic groups \ an enlightening read for these times as immigration policies are being re-written