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Words of the Uprooted Jewish Immigrants in Early Twentieth-Century America (Documents in American Social History) by Robert A. Rockaway

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Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • Civil rights & citizenship,
  • History of specific racial & ethnic groups,
  • Immigration & emigration,
  • Jewish studies,
  • Social history,
  • United States,
  • History: American,
  • History Of Jews,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Judaism - History,
  • USA,
  • Immigrants,
  • Jewish - General,
  • United States - 20th Century (1900-1945),
  • Emigration And Immigration,
  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • Correspondence,
  • Jews, East European

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7848249M
ISBN 100801434556
ISBN 109780801434556
OCLC/WorldCa38130735

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Read this book on Questia. Words of the Uprooted: Jewish Immigrants in Early Twentieth-Century America by Robert A. Rockaway, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Words of the Uprooted: Jewish Immigrants in Early Twentieth-Century America (). Exodus - And the Lord said to Moses, Make a record of this in a book, so that it may be kept in memory, and say it again in the ears of Joshua: that all memory of Amalek is to be completely uprooted from the earth. Uprooted: A Vietnamese Family’s Journey - is a compelling read. Lucas does an incredible job of telling the story of a single family and an entire country during massive cultural upheaval, loss and struggle. The book makes you work on the front end with familiarizing yourself with place and characters/5(19). Starting in , the IRO engaged a number of college-educated young men to serve as traveling agents. The office dispatched these men to the southern, midwestern, and western regions of the United States to promote the IRO program in cities and towns that had a Jewish population, establish local IRO committees, and investigate employment opportunities for Jewish immigrants.