Arab Americans

by Randa Kayyali

Publisher: Westport, Conn. in Greenwood Press

Written in English
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  • Arab countries,
  • United States


  • Arab Americans -- History.,
  • Arab Americans -- Social conditions.,
  • Arab Americans -- Social life and customs.,
  • Immigrants -- United States -- History.,
  • Arab countries -- Emigration and immigration.,
  • United States -- Emigration and immigration.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRanda Kayyali.
SeriesThe new Americans, New Americans (Westport, Conn.)
LC ClassificationsE184.A65 K39 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3410190M
ISBN 100313332193
LC Control Number2005026182

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Arab Americans trace ancestry to any of the various waves of immigrants of the countries comprising the Arab World. The fact that the Arab-Americans escape visibility is obvious whenever someone looks at the ethnic section of any official document.

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LibraryThing Review User Review - Bodagirl - LibraryThing. Interesting topic (especially Chapter 2, about the first Arab immigrants), but not the most engaging book. I feel like Orfalea was too close to his subject, though the amount of interviews he did with Arab Americans from across the country was impressive.3/5(1).

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