Immigrant Communities & Ethnic Minorities in the United States & Canada

ISSN 0749-5951
Set ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19399-7

“These publications demonstrate the strategic importance of community studies in understanding the complex ethnic mosaic of human interaction and social organization in the United States and Canada. The series should prove invaluable to a wide range of students and scholars.”
—Professor Gideon Sjoberg, Dept. of Sociology, University of Texas at Austin

“This collection…brings to light many fine studies which otherwise would only be known to the narrow specialist. The existence itself of such a collection promotes an interest in, and study of, immigrant and ethnic minorities and, as such, points up the key social historical and social features of American and Canadian life, the creation of a new society through the integration of diversity.”
—Professor Mel Firestone, Dept. of Anthropology, Arizona State University-Tempe

“Represents a fascinating scholarly endeavor to describe and analyze the adaption of ethnic minority cultures within the context of a variety of North American cities…Composed largely of newly revised, previously unpublished dissertations, the series should prove invaluable to anthropologists, sociologists, historians, and indeed to all scholars concerned with the dynamics of culture contact and cultural pluralism. Clearly this collection is a potential gold mine of highly important though fugitive data. Researchers will owe AMS Press a profound debt of gratitude for many years to come.”
—John Liberty, Social Science Reference Librarian, California State University-Sacramento

No. 1: James G. Chadney, The Sikhs of Vancouver. New York, 1984.
LC 83-45350, F1089, ISBN-10: 0-404-19403-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19403-1. Price: $84.50.

No. 2: Paul Driben, We Are Metis: The Ethnography of a Halfbreed Community in Northern Alberta. New York, 1985.
LC 83-45353, E78, ISBN-10: 0-404-19406-0, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19406-2. Price: $72.50.

No. 3: Michael A. Colfer, Morality, Kindred, and Ethnic Boundary: A Study of the Oregon Old Believers. New York, 1985.
LC 83-45651, BX601, ISBN-10: 0-404-19404-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19404-8. Price: $72.50.

No. 4: Nanciellen Davis, Ethnicity and Ethnic Group Persistence in an Acadian Village in Maritime Canada. New York, 1985.
LC 83-45352, F1044, ISBN-10: 0-404-19405-2, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19405-5. Price: $72.50.

No. 5: Juli Ellen Skansie, Death Is for All: Death and Death-Related Beliefs of Rural Spanish-Americans. New York, 1985.
LC 83-3980, F802, ISBN-10: 0-404-19414-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19414-7. Price: $72.50.

No. 6: Robert Mark Kamen, Growing Up Hasidic: Education and Socialization in the Bobover Hasidic Community. New York, 1985.
LC 83-45358, F128, ISBN-10: 0-404-19411-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19411-6. Price: $72.50.

No. 7: Liucija Baskauskas, An Urban Enclave: Lithuanian Refugees in Los Angeles. New York, 1985.
LC 83-45348, F869, ISBN-10: 0-404-19402-8, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19402-4. Price: $72.50.

No. 8: Manuel Alers-Montalvo, The Puerto-Rican Migrants of New York City. New York, 1985.
LC 83-45349, F128, ISBN-10: 0-404-19400-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19400-0. Price: $55.00.

No. 9: Wayne Wheeler, An Analysis of Social Change in a Swedish-Immigrant Community: The Case of Lindsborg, Kansas. New York, 1986.
LC 83-45362, F689, ISBN-10: 0-404-19415-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19415-4. Price: $86.00.

No. 10: Edwin B. Almirol, Ethnic Identity and Social Negotiation: A Study of a Filipino Community in California. New York, 1985.
LC 83-45347, F869, ISBN-10: 0-404-19401-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19401-7. Price: $74.00.

No. 11: Stanford Neill Gerber, Russkoya Celo: The Ethnography of a Russian-American Community. New York, 1985.
LC 83-45354, E184, ISBN-10: 0-404-19407-9, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19407-9. Price: $72.50.

No. 12: Peter Paul Jonitis, The Acculturation of the Lithuanians of Chester, Pennsylvania. New York, 1986.
LC 85-15025, F159, ISBN-10: 0-404-19410-9, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19410-9. Price: $98.50.

No. 13: Irene Isabel Blea, Bessemer: A Sociological Perspective of a Chicano Bario. New York, 1991.
LC 87-45778, F785, ISBN-10: 0-404-19423-0, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19410-9. Price: $71.00.

No. 14: Dorothy Ann Gilbert, Recent Portuguese Immigrants to Fall River, Massachusetts: An Analysis of Relative Economic Success. New York, 1989.
LC 87-45779, F74, ISBN-10: 0-404-19424-9, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19424-6. Price: $72.50.

No. 15: Jeffrey L. Eighmy, Mennonite Architecture: Diachronic Evidence for Rapid Diffusion in Rural Communities. New York, 1989.
LC 87-45780, HN120, ISBN-10: 0-404-19425-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19425-3. Price: $72.50.

No. 16: Elizabeth K. Briody, Household Labor Patterns Among Mexican Americans in South Texas: Buscando Trabajo Seguro. New York, 1988.
LC 88-7409, HD1527, ISBN-10: 0-404-19426-5, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19426-0. Price: $83.50.

No. 17: Karen L. S. Muir, The Strongest Part of the Family: A Study of Lao Refugee Women in Columbus, Ohio. New York, 1988.
LC 87-45782, F499, ISBN-10: 0-404-19427-3, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19427-7. Price: $71.00.

No. 18: Judith A. Nagata, Continuity and Change Among Old Order Amish of Illinois. New York, 1988.
LC 87-45783, F550, ISBN-10: 0-404-19428-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19428-4. Price: $86.50.

No. 19: Mary G. Harris, Cholas: Latino Girls and Gangs. New York, 1988.
LC 87-45784, HV6439, ISBN-10: 0-404-19429-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19429-1. Price: $49.50.

No. 20: Rebecca B. Aiken, Montreal Chinese Property Ownership and Occupational Change, 1881–1981. New York, 1989.
LC 87-45785, F1054, ISBN-10: 0-404-19430-3, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19430-7. Price: $81.00.

No. 21: Peter Vasiliadis, Dangerous Truth: Interethnic Competition in a Northeastern Ontario Goldmining Community. New York, 1988.
LC 87-45786, F869, ISBN-10: 0-404-19431-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19431-4. Price: $84.50.

No. 22: Bruce La Brack, The Sikhs of Northern California, 1904–1975: A Socio-Historial Study. New York, 1988.
LC 87-45787, F869, ISBN-10: 0-404-19432-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-404019432-1. Price: $94.50.

No. 23: Jenny K. Phillips, Symbol, Myth, and Rhetoric: The Politics of Culture in an Armenian-American Population. New York, 1989.
LC 87-45788, E184, ISBN-10: 0-404-19433-8, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19433-8. Price: $72.50.

No. 24: Stacey G. H. Yap, Gather Your Strength, Sisters: The Emerging Role of Chinese Women Community Workers. New York, 1989.
LC 87-45789, HQ1240, ISBN-10: 0-404-19434-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19434-5. Price: $72.50.

No. 25: Phylis C. Martinelli, Ethnicity in the Sunbelt: Italian-American Migrants in Scottsdale, Arizona. New York, 1989.
LC 87-45790, F819, ISBN-10: 0-404-19465-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19435-2. Price: $81.00.

No. 26: Dennis L. Nagi, The Albanian-American Odyssey: A Pilot Study of the Albanian Community of Boston, Massachusetts. New York, 1988.
LC 87-45791, F73, ISBN-10: 0-404-19436-2, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19436-9. Price: $72.50.

No. 27: Shirley Ewart, Cornish Mining Families of Grass Valley, California. New York, 1988.
LC 87-45792, F869, ISBN-10: 0-404-19437-0, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19437-6. Price: $72.50.

No. 28: Marilyn P. Rose, On the Move: A Study of Migration and Ethnic Persistence among Mennonites from East Freeman, South Dakota. New York, 1988.
LC 87-45793, F659, ISBN-10: 0-404-19438-9, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19438-3. Price: $72.50.

No. 29: Richard H. Thompson, Toronto’s Chinatown: The Changing Social Organization of an Ethnic Community. New York, 1988.
LC 87-45794, F1059, ISBN-10: 0-404-19439-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19439-0. Price: $94.50.

No. 30: Bernard Wong, Patronage, Brokerage, Entrepreneurship and the Chinese Community of New York. New York, 1988.
LC 83-45363, F128, ISBN-10: 0-404-19416-8, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19416-1. Price: $82.50.

No. 31: Barbara L. Reimensnyder, Powwowing in Union County: A Study of Pennsylvania German Folk Medicine in Context. New York, 1989.
LC 88-35082, GR111, ISBN-10: 0-404-19441-9, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19441-3. Price: $74.50.

No. 32: Kaoru Oguri Kendis, A Matter of Comfort: Ethnic Maintenance and Ethnic Style Among Third-Generation Japanese-Americans. New York, 1989.
LC 88-36700, E184, ISBN-10: 0-404-19442-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19442-0. Price: $59.50.

No. 33: Randall Jay Kendis, An Attitude of Gratitude: The Adaptation to Aging of the Elderly Japanese in America. New York, 1989.
LC 88-46191, HQ1064, ISBN-10: 0-404-19443-5, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19443-7. Price: $59.50.

No. 34: Wesley R. Hurt, Manzano: A Study of Community Disorganization. New York, 1989.
LC 88-35132, HN80, ISBN-10: 0-404-19444-3, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19444-4. Price: $97.50.

No. 35: Chava Weissler, Making Judaism Meaningful: Ambivalence and Tradition in a Havurah Community. New York, 1989.
LC 88-35118, BM720, ISBN-10: 0-404-19445-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19445-1. Price: $82.50.

No. 36: Carolyn Stickney Beck, Our Own Vine and Fig Tree: The Persistence of the Mother Bethel Family. New York, 1989.
LC 88-35114, BX8481, ISBN-10: 0-404-19446-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19446-8. Price: $82.50.

No. 37: Charles C. Muzny, The Vietnamese in Oklahoma City: A Study of Ethnic Change. New York, 1989.
LC 88-35115, F704, ISBN-10: 0-404-19447-8, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19447-5. Price: $72.50.

No. 38: Sathi Dasgupta, On the Trail of an Uncertain Dream: Indian Immigrant Experience in America. New York, 1989.
LC 88-46198, E184, ISBN-10: 0-404-19448-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19448-2. Price: $72.50.

No. 39: Deborah Padgett, Settlers and Sojourners: A Study of Serbian Adaptation in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. New York, 1989.
LC 88-46193, F589, ISBN-10: 0-404-19449-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19449-9. Price: $84.50.

No. 40: Margaret S. Boone, Capital Cubans: Refugee Adaptations in Washington, D.C.. New York, 1989.
LC 88-35145, F205, ISBN-10: 0-404-19450-8, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19450-5. Price: $78.50.

No. 41: George James Patterson, Jr., The Unassimilated Greeks of Denver. New York, 1989.
LC 88-36704, F784, ISBN-10: 0-404-19451-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19451-2. Price: $74.50.

No. 42: M. Mark Stolarik, Immigration and Urbanization: The Slovak Experience. New York, 1989.
LC 88-46200, E184, ISBN-10: 0-404-19452-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19452-9. Price: $79.00.

No. 43: Dorita Sewell, Knowing People: A Mexican-American Community’s Concept of a Person. New York, 1989.
LC 88-46201, E184, ISBN-10: 0-404-19453-2, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19453-6. Price: $79.00.

No. 44: M. Ann Walko, Rejecting the Second-Generation Hypothesis: Maintaining Estonian Ethnicity in Lakewood, New Jersey. New York, 1989.
LC 88-35232, F144, ISBN-10: 0-404-19454-0, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19454-3. Price: $72.50.

No. 45: Peter D. Goldsmith, When I Rise Cryin’ Holy: African-American Denominationalism on the Georgia Coast. New York: 1989.
LC 88-36496, BR563, ISBN-10: 0-404-19455-9, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19455-0. Price: $67.50.

No. 46: Emily Bradley Massara, ¡Qué Gordita! A Study of Weight Among Women in a Puerto Rican Community. New York, 1989.
LC 88-35144, RA645, ISBN-10: 0-404-19456-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19456-7. Price: $84.00.

No. 47: Stephen L. Cabral, Tradition and Transformation: Portuguese Feasting in New Bedford. New York, 1989.
LC 88-46205, BX1407, ISBN-10: 0-404-19457-5, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19457-4. Price: $52.50.

No. 48: Usha R. Jain, The Gujaratis of San Francisco. New York, 1989.
LC 88-46206, F129, ISBN-10: 0-404-19458-3, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19458-1. Price: $72.50.

No. 49: Aleksandras Gedmintas, An Interesting Bit of Identity: The Dynamics of Ethnic Identity in a Lithuanian-American Community. New York, 1989.
LC 88-35146, F129, ISBN-10: 0-404-19459-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19459-8. Price: $72.50.

No. 50: Suzanne J. Terrell, This Other Kind of Doctors: Traditional Medical Systems in Black Neighborhoods in Austin, Texas. New York, 1990.
LC 88-35024, GR111, ISBN-10: 0-404-19460-5, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19460-4. Price: $55.00.

No. 51: Annamma Joy, Ethnicity in Canada: Social Accomodation and Cultural Persistence Among the Sikhs and the Portuguese. New York, 1989.
LC 88-83998, F1089, ISBN-10: 0-404-19464-3, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19461-1. Price: $78.50.

No. 52: Maria Andrea Miralles, A Matter of Life and Death: Health-seeking Behavior of Guatemalan Refugees in South Florida. New York, 1989.
LC 88-36497, RA448, ISBN-10: 0-404-19462-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19462-8. Price: $72.50.

No. 53: Greta E. Swenson, Festivals of Sharing: Family Reunions in America. New York, 1989.
LC 88-35126, GT2423, ISBN-10: 0-404-19463-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19463-5. Price: $76.50.

No. 54: Tekle Marian Woldemikael, Becoming Black American: Haitians and American Institutions in Evanston, Illinois. New York, 1989.
LC 88-84001, F549, ISBN-10: 0-404-19464-8, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19464-2. Price: $72.50.

No. 55: Louis James Cononelos, In Search of Gold Paved Streets: Greek Immigrant Labor in the Far West, 1900–1920. New York, 1989.
LC 88-36493, ND8081, ISBN-10: 0-404-19465-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19465-9. Price: $78.50.

No. 56: Terry J. Prewitt, German-American Settlement in an Oklahoma Town: Ecologic, Ethnic, and Cultural Change. New York, 1989.
LC 88-84003, F704, ISBN-10: 0-404-19466-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19466-6. Price: $76.50.

No. 57: Myrna Silverman, Strategies for Social Mobility: Family, Kinship, and Ethnicity within Jewish Families in Pittsburgh. New York, 1989.
LC 88-84004, F159, ISBN-10: 0-404-19467-2, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19467-3. Price: $72.50.

No. 58: Peter Vasiliadis, Whose Are You? Identity and Ethnicity Among Toronto Macedonians. New York, 1989.
LC 88-84005, F1059, ISBN-10: 0-404-19468-0, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19468-0. Price: $78.50.

No. 59: Iftikhar Haider Malik, Pakistanis in Michigan: A Study of Third Culture and Acculturation. New York, 1989.
LC 88-84006, F575, ISBN-10: 0-404-19469-9, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19469-7. Price: $72.50.

No. 60: Koozma J. Tarasoff, Spells, Splits, and Survival in a Russian Canadian Community: A Study of Russian Organizations in the Greater Vancouver Area. New York, 1989.
LC 88-84007, F1089, ISBN-10: 0-404-19470-2, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19470-3. Price: $94.00.

No. 61: Alice H. Reich, The Cultural Construction of Ethnicity: Chicanos in the University. New York, 1989.
LC 89-12, E184, ISBN-10: 0-404-19471-0, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19471-0. Price: $72.50.

No. 62: Greta Kwik, The Indos of Southern California. New York, 1989.
LC 89-31160, F867, ISBN-10: 0-404-19472-9, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19472-7. Price: $82.50.

No. 63: Laurence Marshall Carucci, Michael Brown, and Lynne Pettler, Shared Spaces: Contexts of Interaction in Chicago’s Ethnic Communities. New York, 1989.
LC 89-31161, F548, ISBN-10: 0-404-19473-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19473-4. Price: $72.50.

No. 64: Frances White Chapin, Tides of Migration: A Study of Migration Decision-Making and Social Progress in Sao Miguel, Azores. New York, 1989.
LC 89-45378, JV8269, ISBN-10: 0-404-19474-5, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19474-1. Price: $94.00.

No. 65: Robert B. Klymasz, The Ukranian Folk Ballad in Canada: With Musical Transcriptions by Kenneth Peacock. New York, 1989.
LC 89-45445, PG3925, ISBN-10: 0-404-19475-3, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19745-8. Price: $86.50.

No. 66: Elaine H. Maas, The Jews of Houston: An Ethnographic Study. New York, 1989.
LC 89-45444, F394, ISBN-10: 0-404-19476-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19476-5. Price: $76.00.

No. 67: James W. Kiriazis, Children of the Colossus: The Rhodian Greek Immigrants in the United States. New York, 1989.
LC 89-45375, F159, ISBN-10: 0-404-19477-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19477-2. Price: $94.00.

No. 68: Donna Misner Collins, Ethnic Identification: The Greek Americans of Houston, Texas. New York, 1991.
LC 89-48334, F394, ISBN-10: 0-404-19478-8, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19478-9. Price: $98.00.

No. 69: Keum-Young Chung Pang, Korean Elderly Women in America: Everyday Life, Health, and Illness. New York, 1991.
LC 89-48311, RA448, ISBN-10: 0-404-19479-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19479-6. Price: $84.50.

No. 70: Rose-Marie Cassagnol Chierici, Demele: “Making It.” Migration and Adaptation Among Haitian Boat People in the United States. New York, 1991.
LC 89-18506, E184, ISBN-10: 0-404-19480-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19480-2. Price: $72.50.

No. 71: Dena Shenk, Aging and Retirement in a Lebanese-American Community. New York, 1991.
LC 89-18476, HQ1064, ISBN-10: 0-404-19481-8, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19481-9. Price: $76.50.

No. 72: Robert W. Franco, Samoan Perceptions of Work: Moving Up and Moving Around. New York, 1991.
LC 89-29125, GN671, ISBN-10: 0-404-19482-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19482-6. Price: $86.50.

No. 73: Christine Ho, Saltwater Trinnies: Afro-Trinidadian Immigrant Networks and Non-Assimilation in Los Angeles. New York, 1991.
LC 91-2297, F870, ISBN-10: 0-404-19483-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19483-3. Price: $72.50.

No. 74: Richard A. Morris, Old Russian Ways: Cultural Variations Among Three Russian Groups in Oregon. New York, 1991.
LC 91-8067, F885, ISBN-10: 0-404-19484-2, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19484-0. Price: $94.00.

No. 75: Andres Isidoro Perez y Mena, Speaking with the Dead: Development of Afro-Latin Religion Among Puerto Ricans in the United States. A Study into the Interpenetration of Civilizations in the New World. New York, 1991.
LC 91-8469, BL2490, ISBN-10: 0-404-19485-0, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19485-7. Price: $81.00.

No. 76: John R. Van Ness, Hispanos in Northern New Mexico: The Development of Corporate Community and Multicommunity. New York, 1991.
LC 91-8486, F804, ISBN-10: 0-404-19486-9, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19486-4. Price: $72.50.

No. 77: David Bibas, Immigrants and the Formation of Community: A Case Study of Moroccan Jewish Immigration to America. New York, 1998.
LC 91-9084, E184, ISBN-10: 0-404-19487-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19487-1. Price: $105.00.

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No. 80: Paul A. F. Walter, Jr.; Edited by Charles E. Woodhouse, Isolation and Social Change in Three Spanish-Speaking Villages of New Mexico. New York, 2008.
LC 2007044214, F805, ISBN-10: 0-404-19490-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19490-1.
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No. 81: Arthur Grenke, The German Community in Winnipeg, 1872–1919. New York, 1991.
LC 91-13806, F1064, ISBN-10: 0-404-19491-5, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19491-8. Price: $81.00.

No. 82: Norman Buchignani, Fijian Indians in Canada: The Structural Determinants of a New Community. New York (NYP).
LC 91-3600, F1089, ISBN-10: 0-404-19492-3, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19492-5. Price: to be set.

No. 83: Tom August, From Assimilation to Multiculturalism. 2013.
LC 2010049053, ISBN-10 0-404-19493-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-19493-2. Price: $125.00.
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