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Immigrant identities in the rural Midwest, 1830–1925


2007 2007

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Abstract (summary)

This dissertation is about the dislocation and estrangement of transatlantic migrants to the rural Midwest, and the ways in which they both resisted and participated in their own sociocultural displacement by formulating new identities in unfamiliar contexts.

Indexing (details)


Subject
American history;
Minority & ethnic groups;
Sociology
Classification
0337: American history
0631: Minority & ethnic groups
0631: Sociology
Identifier / keyword
Social sciences; Identities; Immigrant; Midwest; Rural immigrants
Title
Immigrant identities in the rural Midwest, 1830–1925
Author
Oyangen, Knut
Number of pages
285
Publication year
2007
Degree date
2007
School code
0097
Source
DAI-A 68/07, Dissertation Abstracts International
Place of publication
Ann Arbor
Country of publication
United States
ISBN
9780549147114
Advisor
Riney-Kehrberg, Pamela
University/institution
Iowa State University
Department
History
University location
United States -- Iowa
Degree
Ph.D.
Source type
Dissertations & Theses
Language
English
Document type
Dissertation/Thesis
Dissertation/thesis number
3274824
ProQuest document ID
304854978
Copyright
Database copyright ProQuest LLC; ProQuest does not claim copyright in the individual underlying works.
Document URL
http://search.proquest.com/docview/304854978
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