Immigration

Rachel Mattson, Diana Turk, Dwight Forquignon, Sarah Reiley

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Abstract

Framing the Questions: An Interview with Hasia Diner, conducted by Rachel Mattson Hasia Diner is the Paul and Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History at New York University, with a joint appointment in the Department of History and the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies, and is the Director of the Goldstein Goren Center for American Jewish History. She received her PhD in History at the University of Illinois-Chicago, and has been the recipient of many awards and distinctions, including a Fulbright Professorship at the University of Haifa in Israel and a Lilly Fellowship at the Mary I. Bunting Institute at Radclie College. A specialist in immigration and ethnic history, American Jewish history, and the history of American women, she is the author of numerous published books, including In the Almost Promised Land: American Jews and Blacks, 1915-1935 (1977, reissued 1995); Erin’s Daughters in America: Irish Immigrant Women in the Nineteenth Century (1984); Hungering for America: Italian, Irish, and Jewish Foodways in the Age of Migration (Harvard University Press); a new critical edition of the 1890 classic, How the Other Half Lives, by the reformer Jacob Riis (W. W. Norton, 2008); and We Remember with Reverence and Love: American Jews and the Myth of Science after the Holocaust, 1945-1962 (2009).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationTeaching U.S. History
Subtitle of host publicationDialogues among Social Studies Teachers and Historians
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Pages61-88
Number of pages28
ISBN (Electronic)9781135184261
ISBN (Print)9780203863695
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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