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White on Arrival Italians, Race, Color, and Power in Chicago, 1890-1945 by Thomas A. Guglielmo

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages293
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Open LibraryOL7391365M
ISBN 100195178025
ISBN 109780195178029

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By tracking their evolving position in the city's racial hierarchy, Guglielmo reveals the impact of racial classification--both formal and informal--on immigrants' abilities to acquire homes and jobs, start families, and gain opportunities in America. White on Arrival was the winner of the Frederick Jackson Turner Award .   White on Arrival by Thomas A. Guglielmo, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(62). PDF | On Feb 1, , Richard Alba and others published Thomas A. Guglielmo. White on Arrival: Italians, Race, Color, and Power in Chicago, – New York Author: Richard Alba. (). White on Arrival: Italians, Race, Color, and Power in Chicago, – History: Reviews of New Books: Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. Author: Perry R. Duis.