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Author Moskos, Charles C.

Title Greek Americans : Struggle and Success
Edition 2nd ed
Published Somerset : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (215 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface to the Transaction Edition; CHAPTER ONE The Greek Comes to America; Beginnings and False Starts; The Era of Mass Migration; CHAPTER TWO Greek America Forms; Returness and the End of Mass Migration; Disorder and Early Progress; From the Thirties to the Fifties; The New Greeks; CHAPTER THREE The Greek-American Community; The Greek-American Population; Greek-American Institutions; CHAPTER FOUR Greek-American Themes; Across the Generations; The Greek Imagination in American Fiction; Ideology in Greek America
CHAPTER FIVE Making It in AmericaGreeks in American Politics; Greeks and Restaurants: An American Phenomenon; Images of Greek Americans; CHAPTER SIX Growing Up Greek American: A Family and Personal Memoir; CHAPTER SEVEN The Sociology of Greek Americans; Greek-American Studies: Contrasting Perspectives; CHAPTER EIGHT Greek America in the 1980s; CHAPTER NINE Politics and the Greek Roots of Michael Dukakis; APPENDIX Modern Greek and Greek-American Studies; Selected Bibliography; Index
Summary This is an engrossing account of Greek Americans--their history, strengths, conflicts, aspirations, and contributions. This is the story of immigrants, their children and grandchildren, most of whom maintain an attachment to Greek ethnic identity even as they have become one of this country's most successful ethnic groups
Notes Print version record
Subject Greek Americans -- Ethnic identity
Greek Americans -- History
Greek Americans -- Ethnic identity.
Greek Americans.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Moskos, Charles
ISBN 1351516736