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From Immigrant to Ethnic Culture

American Yiddish in South Philadelphia (Stanford Studies in Jewish History and C)

by Rakhmiel Peltz

  • 369 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish studies,
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Minority Studies - Ethnic American,
  • Jews In The U.S.,
  • Pennsylvania - Local History,
  • South Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pa.),
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Yiddish,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Social Science / Minority Studies,
  • Dialects,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Yiddish language,
  • Jews,
  • Philadelphia

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7929039M
    ISBN 100804730202
    ISBN 109780804730204

    Theodore Saloutos Memorial Book Prize: Jesse Hoffnung-Garskof, Racial Migrations: New York City and the Revolutionary Politics of the Spanish Caribbean Honorable Mention: Benjamin Francis-Fallon, Rise of the Latino Vote: A History IEHS First Book Award: Danielle Battisti, Whom We Shall.   The soft power of US popular culture has had an impact on many of the book’s contributors. With an ironic title like The Good Immigrant, one would expect the book to be a polyphonic spree Author: Sukhdev Sandhu.

    In this Book. Additional Information. The Immigrant Scene: Ethnic Amusements in New York, – In The Immigrant Scene, Sabine Haenni reveals how theaters in New York created ethnic entertainment that shaped the culture of the United States in the early twentieth by: 7. In ,Harper’s New Monthly Magazineself-consciously titled a report on the Italian and Yiddish theaters in New York “How the Other Half Laughs.”The article’s author, John Corbin, valued the immigrants as cultural consumers, their willingness to spend more on leisure than they could afford, and their effort to sustain a cultural and artistic life independent from monetary or.

    Ethnic identity is defined as a sense of belonging based on one's ancestry, cultural heritage, values, traditions, rituals, and often language and religion. Ethnic identity is thus composed of more or less connected facets that can vary across immigrant groups and across situations. For instance, religion may play a more central role in. Nguyen focuses on the connections between immigrant youth and the role that schools function in shaping their citizenship. Drawing on data from an ethnographic study that took place in an urban high school, Nguyen examines the processes that recent immigrant youth underwent as they transitioned to their new school contexts and engaged with issues of race, ethnicity, culture, gender, language.


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American Yiddish, American Jewish: From Immigrant to Ethnic Culture --Appendix A. Map of the Neighborhood --Appendix B. Information About the Residents --Appendix C. Glossary of Yiddish Terms Used in the English Text --Appendix D. American Yiddish Voices: Narrative Documents of Ethnic Culture. immigrant “ethnic” and “cultural distinctiveness,” while admittedly reflecting an im- portant recognition of the heterogeneity of the United States Black populations, is in fact predicated upon a repackaged “culture of poverty” discourse that serves to reaf.

Al Jolson was not an exception. Immigrants, and especially the children and grandchildren of immigrants, have played a disproportionate role in the development of the American performing arts.

They have also made fundamental contributions in many other realms of artistic, cultural, culinary, athletic, and scientific endeavor. Immigrants and Cited by: 7. The Good Immigrant is a really excellent collection of essays written by a variety of Black, Asian and minority ethnic writers about the immigrant experience in Britain today.

The essays are by turns eye-opening, poignant, funny and occasionally depressing, but all were well written and highly readable/5. This book provides a fresh look at ethnic culture m the contemporary United States through an ethnographic account of everyday life in the Jewish community of South Philadelphia.

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