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7 edition of Black Identities found in the catalog.

Black Identities

West Indian Immigrant Dreams and American Realities (Russell Sage Foundation Books)

by Mary C. Waters

  • 280 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Black studies,
  • Immigration & emigration,
  • Multicultural studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Social Science,
  • Ethnic Issues,
  • USA,
  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Minority Studies - Ethnic American,
  • Social Science / African-American Studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7670651M
    ISBN 100674007247
    ISBN 109780674007246

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Full of rich material, Waters' book is delivered in clean, crisp prose, offering an original argument sure to provoke controversy, even as readers will admire its good by:   Black Identities: West Indian Immigrant Dreams and American Realities (Russell Sage Foundation Books at Harvard University Press) - Kindle edition by WATERS, Mary C.

Politics & Social Sciences Kindle eBooks @ (16). The story of West Indian immigrants to the United States is generally considered to be a great success. Mary Waters, however, tells a very different story.

She finds that the values that gain first-generation immigrants initial success are undermined by the realities of life and race relations in the United States. Black Identities book.

Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The story of West Indian immigrants to the United States is conside /5. Black identities: West Indian immigrant dreams and American realities User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict It would be fair to say that most Americans are not aware of the wide variety of.

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