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Migrations and cultures : a world view, Thomas Sowell

Label
Migrations and cultures : a world view
Title
Migrations and cultures
Title remainder
a world view
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Sowell
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Migrations and Cultures shows the persistence of cultural traits in particular racial and ethnic groups and the role these groups' relocations play in redistributing skills, knowledge, and other forms of "human capital" from where they originated to the four corners of the earth. Each ethnic group has carried forth a particular set of skills, attitudes, and lifestyles, whether settling in Russia, Brazil, Australia, or the United States. What are the effects of disseminating these patterns - both for the immigrants and for the host countries, in social as well as economic terms? Migrations and Cultures places the sagas of particular immigrant groups within the larger history of the nations sending and receiving these groups. The book also tells the story of the resentments engendered by the achievements of immigrant groups, even though these achievements have played a major role in the advancement of the human race in general. Whether considering the Germans, Japanese, Italians, Chinese, Indians, or Jews, Thomas Sowell brings context, insight, and reason to an inflamed debate that threatens to dissolve the social fabric of our country
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1930-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sowell, Thomas
Dewey number
304.8/2
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Ethnic groups
  • Ethnic relations
  • Race
  • Culture
  • Culture
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Ethnic groups
  • Ethnic relations
  • Race
Label
Migrations and cultures : a world view, Thomas Sowell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Migration patterns -- Germans around the world -- Japanese around the world -- Italians around the world -- The overseas Chinese -- Jews of the diaspora -- The overseas Indians -- History and cultures
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 516 pages
Isbn
9780465045891
Lccn
95044316
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)33275984
  • 981062
  • (OCoLC)ocm33275984
  • 981062
Label
Migrations and cultures : a world view, Thomas Sowell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Migration patterns -- Germans around the world -- Japanese around the world -- Italians around the world -- The overseas Chinese -- Jews of the diaspora -- The overseas Indians -- History and cultures
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 516 pages
Isbn
9780465045891
Lccn
95044316
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)33275984
  • 981062
  • (OCoLC)ocm33275984
  • 981062

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