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6 edition of Small Strangers found in the catalog.

Small Strangers

The Experiences of Immigrant Children in America, 1880-1925 (American Childhoods)

by Melissa R. Klapper

  • 52 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Ivan R. Dee, Publisher .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Children,
  • Immigration & emigration,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Sociology Of Children,
  • Social Science,
  • History - General History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Children"s Studies,
  • United States - 19th Century/Gilded Age,
  • United States - 20th Century (1900-1945),
  • History / General,
  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • 19th century,
  • 20th century,
  • Emigration And Immigration,
  • Immigrant children,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8670350M
    ISBN 101566637333
    ISBN 109781566637336

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Small Strangers book Strangers" will prompt readers to think about the experiences of those who lived in ethnic neighborhoods, weathered poor economic and housing conditions, and Klapper's thesis — the tensions between parents' cultures and U.S. mass culture — will be familiar to those who have read widely about immigration, but the book is a welcome contribution to social history and /5.

Hardcover Small Strangers recounts and interprets their varied experiences to illustrate how immigration, urbanization, and industrialization—all related processes—molded modern America.

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She has three times been short-listed for the Man Booker Prize, has twice been a finalist for the Orange Prize, and was named one of Granta ’s best young British novelists, among other by:   The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters is a book I picked up from the library. I accidentally gave it a four star with my fat fingers when I wrote "rtc".

It really is a 3 star to me. It took a third of the book before anything weird happens. Then just when comes start getting strange, the book lags   A shockingly bad novel from Dean Koontzs classic period, Strangers is a big, dumb, plodding creature overstuffed with banal characters and pointless storylines, all which converge to form a predictable, distinctly Koontzian ending.

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She covers such cocktail-party conundrums as how to spot "approachable" /5(). Thanks to NetGalley and Little, Brown and Company for giving me a DRC of this book. Malcolm Gladwell is a gifted writer who engages our minds and emotions in his works of non-fiction.

In "Talking to Strangers,” he tells us true stories that, at first, seem to be unrelated/5(K). An Amazon Best Book of October Jodi Picoult’s Small Great Things is about racism, choice, fear, and hope. The novel is based on the true story of a labor and delivery nurse who was prohibited from caring for a newborn because the father requested that no African-American nurses tend to his baby/5(K).

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Summary: "Melissa R. Klapper's Small Strangers breaks new ground in the history of American immigration, in two ways. First, it trains a historian's eye on children, the largely neglected players in the great immigration drama.

Never Talk to Strangers is a great book to introduce or build on the concept of personal safety in a fun and funny way for younger children. It highlights different situations that students may find themselves in, and uses animals and funny rhymes to illustrate the importance of being safe by not talking to strangers.4/5.

Directed by Lenny Abrahamson. With Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter, Ruth Wilson, Liv Hill. After a doctor is called to visit a crumbling manor, strange things begin to occur/10(7K). Albert Camus THE STRANGER VINTAGE BOOKS are published by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. then he led me to the office.

The warden was a very small man, with gray hair, and a Legion of Honor rosette in his buttonhole. He gave me a long look with Albert Camus THE STRANGER. 20 File Size: KB. The Little Stranger is a gothic drama film directed by Lenny Abrahamson and written by Lucinda Coxon, based on the novel of same name by Sarah film stars Domhnall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson, Will Poulter, and Charlotte inthe plot follows a doctor who visits an old house where his mother used to work, only to discover it may hold a dark Music by: Stephen Rennicks.

Whether their formative experience was the Great Depression or the upheavals of the s, their lives reflected their era and influenced how they raised their children.

The writers in Mothers and Strangers explore the reliability of memory, examine their family dynamics, and come to. How to Make Small Talk with Strangers: My Day Happiness Experiment One of the more unexpected changes I discovered upon becoming a parent is how much more you end up talking with strangers.

This is in part because strangers are more likely to approach you when you have a youngster with you, and in part because kids are great icebreakers. Strangers is a British television crime drama series, principally written and created by Mark Denton and Jonny Stockwood, that was first broadcast on ITV on 10 September Originally titled White Dragon, the series was principally filmed in Hong Kong and is notable for featuring the first English-speaking role for award-winning actor Anthony Wong.

of episodes: 8 (list of episodes). It’s a bit embarrassing to finish a book by Malcolm Gladwell—master of Confusion comes early in Talking to Strangers, Jamison’s sample is clearly too small and peculiar to yield a.

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