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This book deals with the formation of New York City's multicultural character. It draws a sketch of the metropolis' first big immigration waves and describes the development of immigrants who entered the New World as foreigners and strangers and soon became one of the most essential parts of the city's very character. A main focus is laid upon the ambiguity of the immigrants' identity which is captured between assimilation and separation, and one of the most important questions the book deals with is whether the city can be seen as one of the world's greatest melting pots or just as a huge salad bowl inhabiting all kinds of different cultures. The book approaches this topic from an historical and a fictional point of view and concentrates on personal experiences of the immigrants as well as on the cultural impact immigration had on the megalopolis New York.
American Exodus by James Noble Gregory
Fifty years ago, John Steinbeck's now classic novel, The Grapes of Wrath, captured the epic story of an Oklahoma farm family driven west to California by dust storms, drought, and economic hardship. It was a story that generations of Americans have also come to know through Dorothea Lange's unforgettable photos of migrant families struggling to make a living in Depression-torn California. Now in James N. Gregory's pathbreaking American Exodus, there is at last an historical study that moves beyond the fiction and the photographs to uncover the full meaning of these events. American Exodus takes us back to the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and the war boom influx of the 1940s to explore the experiences of the more than one million Oklahomans, Arkansans, Texans, and Missourians who sought opportunities in California. Gregory reaches into the migrants' lives to reveal not only their economic trials but also their impact on California's culture and society. He traces the development of an "Okie subculture" that over the years has grown into an essential element in California's cultural landscape. The consequences, however, reach far beyond California. The Dust Bowl migration was part of a larger heartland diaspora that has sent millions of Southerners and rural Midwesterners to the nation's northern and western industrial perimeter. American Exodus is the first book to examine the cultural implications of that massive 20th-century population shift. In this rich account of the experiences and impact of these migrant heartlanders, Gregory fills an important gap in recent American social history.
The Flowing Bowl by William Schmidt
First published in 1892, ""The Flowiing Bowl"" by ""Only WIlliam"" (a.k.a. A. William Schmidt) is a collection of classic cocktail recipes. ""Only William"" provides the amateur and professional mixologist with recipes for mixed drinks and punches, as well as advice and history on beers, wines and other non-alcoholic beverages. He includes some sample menus detailing beverage matches for each course.
The Golden Bowl by Henry James
Better Homes And Gardens Dinner In A Bowl by Better Homes and Gardens
Foolproof recipes for tasty and fuss-free one-dish dinners Everyone loves a delicious home-cooked meal, especially those as satisfying as the recipes featured in Better Homes and Gardens One-Bowl Dinners. This globetrotting collection of flavorful recipes ranges from the exotic (such as Southeast Asian Curry) to the familiar (such as our best savory Beef Stew) to the downright comforting (Chicken and Dumplings). Within the selection are dozens of weeknight-worthy meals—from the ever-so-easy ramen noodle bowl to quick clever pasta tosses—and plenty of recipes to share with friends such as Beef Burgundy, Paella, and Jambalaya. With recipes arranged by world region, you'll find just what you're in the mood for, whether it's an Asian stir fry or an Italian spaghetti and meatball dinner. To round out the book, a chapter dedicated to main-dish salads offers a fresh spin on the one bowl meal. Features more than 160 recipes and 100 luscious full-color photos that will fire any appetite At-a-glance icons identify 30-minute meals, kid-friendly dishes, healthy recipes, and meals that are great for entertaining friends Chapters include a "Make-It-Mine" recipe, letting you customize based on you and your family's tastes, or what you have in the pantry Full nutrition information with every recipe Italian and Asian Noodle charts for quick identification For today's home cooks these delicious recipes make it easier than ever to serve bold, international flavors in a single bowl any night of the week.
Contesting The Super Bowl by Dona Schwartz
First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
The prosperity of Sima's family comes from their preservation of a procelain bowl given to them by a wizard in return for their kindness, but when one of Sima's friends falls in the bowl and is in danger, Sima must make a decision.
Entertaining From Ancient Rome To The Super Bowl An Encyclopedia 2 Volumes by Melitta Weiss Adamson
From the earliest times, humans have enjoyed dining and entertainment with family and friends, from sharing a simple meal to an extravagant feast for a special celebration. In this two-volume set, entries tell the history of wedding and religious customs, holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas, and modern day get togethers such as block parties and Superbowl parties. Providing a worldwide perspective on celebration, entries on topics such as Dim Sum, La Quinceanera Parties, Deepavali, and Juneteenth cover many cultures. In addition, entries on Ancient Rome, Medieval entertaining, and others give an inside view as to what entertaining was like during those times, should readers want to recreate these themes for school projects or club banquets. Whether a student of history or world language class, or an adult planning a theme party, there is something in Entertaining from Ancient Rome to the Super Bowl for everyone.
The Princess With The Magic Bowl by Reiko Odate Matsumoto
The Princess with the Magic Bowl is an old folk/fairy tale retold from the Japanese. The Princess, daughter of a Samurai, or Japanese warlord, faced many hardships while growing up. Her mother died when the Princess was 13 years old, and before dying, she placed a wooden bowl upon the little girl s head. The bowl would not come off. Many were afraid of her, even her father.She was teased and taunted by all the neighborhood children. Lonely and sad, she left her father s house. After many adventures, the Princess finally found friendship and love.
A Bowl Of Cherries by Jules Legal
A Bowl of Cherries is a vivid, personal account of Canada’s early-twentieth-century history, spanning from the late 1800s, when Jules Legal’s grandparents built a homestead in the harsh scrublands of Southeastern Manitoba, to the author’s own upbringing during the Great Depression, the war years, and beyond. Set against the backdrop of an industrializing, modernizing nation, Jules shares his family’s story, describing with striking detail and emotional resonance the challenges his parents face as they struggle to raise their family through times of economic upheaval. The bulk of the anecdotes take place between 1937 and 1953, as Jules follows the ever-winding—often hazardous—river of life. From the suburbs of St. Catharines to the backwaters of rural Manitoba, Jules describes the joys of boyhood friendships, and how easily best buddies can lead each other astray. He is also exposed to the religious politics of the time, when the segregation between Catholics and Protestants in the school system leads to dramatic conflicts. Jules navigates his way through the challenges of puberty and ongoing relocations, as his family moves yet again in order to stay afloat in a still-struggling economy. While Jules strives to make his mark wherever his parents take him, he forever maintains his curiosity and enthusiasm for life. Throughout it all, Jules is constantly reminded—by his family, by himself, and by the titular song—that life is just “a bowl of cherries”: an experience to be embraced, not taken too seriously, and most importantly, to be enjoyed.