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Author Friedman-Kasaba, Kathie, 1954-
Title Memories of migration : gender, ethnicity, and work in the lives of Jewish and Italian women in New York, 1870-1924 / Kathie Friedman-Kasaba.
Imprint Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, 1996.

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Author Friedman-Kasaba, Kathie, 1954-
Series SUNY series on women and work
SUNY series on women and work.
Subject Women immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Jewish women -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Italian American women -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
New York (N.Y.) -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 242 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-233) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Front Matter -- Half Title Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication Page -- Table of Contents -- ILLUSTRATIONS -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- INTRODUCTION -- Content -- Women and International Migration: Moving Beyond Unproductive Polarizations -- ""Why Did We Have to Leave?"": The Shifting Patterns of Jewish Women's Lives in Russia at the Turn of the Century -- ""Take Me to America"": The Origins of Italian Women's Migration to the United States at the Turn of the Century.
""So, We Have Crossed Half the World for This?: The Incorporation of Immigrant Wives and Mothers in New York, 1870-1924 -- ""The Right to a Personality: The Experiences of Young Single Immigrant Women in New York, 1870-1924 -- Back Matter -- Conclusion -- NOTES -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX -- Back Cover.
Summary Annotation Friedman-Sasaba (sociology and women's studies, U. of Washington-Tacoma) explores migrating women's struggles to remake and redefine themselves under oppressive conditions, contrasting the experiences of Russian-Jewish and Italian women who immigrated to New York City from the last third of the 19th century to the close of mass immigration in 1924. Bandw photographs. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.
ISBN 058504287X (electronic bk.)
9780585042879 (electronic bk.)
9780791427613 (alk. paper)
0791427617 (alk. paper)
9780791427620 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0791427625 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0791427617
0791427625
9781438403380
1438403380
ISBN/ISSN 9780791427613
OCLC # 42854742
Additional Format Print version: Friedman-Kasaba, Kathie, 1954- Memories of migration. Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, 1996 0791427617 (DLC) 95006566 (OCoLC)32133210
Table of Contents
 Illustrations 
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction: Starting from Home1
Ch. 1Women and International Migration: Moving Beyond Unproductive Polarizations7
Ch. 2"Why Did We Have to Leave?": The Shifting Patterns of Jewish Women's Lives in Russia at the Turn of the Century31
Ch. 3"Take Me to America": The Origins of Italian Women's Migration to the United States at the Turn of the Century63
Ch. 4"So, We Have Crossed Half the World for This?": The Incorporation of Immigrant Wives and Mothers in New York, 1870-192491
Ch. 5"The Right to a Personality": The Experiences of Young Single Immigrant Women in New York, 1870-1924135
 Conclusion175
 Notes195
 Bibliography211
 Index235



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