An Immigrant Neighborhood: Interethnic and Interracial by Shirley Yee

By Shirley Yee

Examining race and ethnic relatives via an intersectional lens, Shirley Yee's An Immigrant Neighborhoodinvestigates the ways in which race, classification, and gender jointly formed techniques of integration and assimilation in addition to whiteness and citizenship in reduce new york in the course of the past due 19th and early twentieth-centuries.

In distinction to money owed of insulated neighborhoods and ethnic enclaves, Yee reveals the tale of operating type city dwellers of varied ethnic groups—Chinese, Jews, Italians, and Irish—routinely interacting in social and monetary settings.

Yee's various, interesting anecdotes—such as one approximately an Irishman who served because the merely funeral director for chinese language for plenty of years—recount the lived studies of those neighborhoods, detailing friendships, enterprise relationships, and sexual relationships that vividly counter the existing concept that various ethnic teams didn't combine other than in methods marked by way of violence and hostility.

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