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Author Stevenson, Garth, 1943- author.

Title Building nations from diversity : Canadian and American experience compared / Garth Stevenson.

Publication Info. Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource.
Series McGill-Queen's studies in ethnic history. Series two ; 35
McGill-Queen's studies in ethnic history. Series two ; 35.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Introduction -- 2 Setting the Patterns -- 3 The Irish -- 4 The Chinese -- 5 The Jews -- 6 Ethnic Minorities in Wartime -- Immigration Policy: The Rise and Fall of Nativism -- 8 The Politics of Language -- 9 Multiculturalism: The Biography of an Idea -- 10 Islamophobia -- 11 Conclusion.
Summary Explores the question of whether the Canadian "mosaic" has differed from the American "melting pot" and provides an informative comparison of both countries' historical and present-day similarities and differences.
Subject Multiculturalism -- Canada -- History.
Cultural pluralism -- United States -- History.
Immigrants -- Government policy -- Canada -- History.
Immigrants -- Government policy -- United States -- History.
Canada -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
Canada -- Ethnic relations -- History.
United States -- Ethnic relations -- History.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- General.
Cultural pluralism. (OCoLC)fst01715991
Emigration and immigration. (OCoLC)fst00908690
Ethnic relations. (OCoLC)fst00916005
Immigrants -- Government policy. (OCoLC)fst00967736
Multiculturalism. (OCoLC)fst01028836
Canada. (OCoLC)fst01204310
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Building nations from diversity. McGill-Queen's studies in ethnic history. Series two McGill-Queen's studies in ethnic history. Series two ; (CaOONL)20139086773
ISBN 9780773583207 (electronic bk.)
0773583203 (electronic bk.)
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