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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

2.0 Open Borders: Immigration Until 1880

Assigned Readings(s):
  1. Binder, Frederick M., and David M. Reimers. (1995) “Diversity in Action: Irish and German Immigrants in a Growing City, 1789-1880,” pp. 59-92 (CH3) in All the Nations Under Heaven: An Ethnic and Racial History of New York City. New York: Columbia University Press.
Suggested Reading(s):
  1. Riis, Jacob A. (1890) How the Other Half Lives. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons. Read: 
    • Preface
    • Introduction
    • Genesis of the Tenements
    • The Awakening
    • The Mixed Crowd
    • Chinatown 

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