Genre : Cultural pluralism
Publisher : BoD โ€“ Books on Demand
ISBN_10 : 9783837093032
Copyright Year : 2009
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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.

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๐Ÿ“’ Dust Bowl by Donald Worster

Genre : History
Publisher : Oxford University Press
ISBN_10 : 0195174887
Copyright Year : 2004-09-16
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Personal recollections recreate experiences of two Dust Bowl communities.

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๐Ÿ“’ American Exodus by James Noble Gregory

Genre : History
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN_10 : 0195071360
Copyright Year : 1991
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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.

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๐Ÿ“’ The Flowing Bowl by William Schmidt

Genre : Cooking
Publisher : Applewood Books
ISBN_10 : 9781429011839
Copyright Year : 2008-09-01
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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.

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๐Ÿ“’ The Dust Bowl by Ann Heinrichs

Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Publisher : Capstone
ISBN_10 : 0756508371
Copyright Year : 2005-01-01
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Describes why the southern part of the Great Plains became known as the Dust Bowl during the 1930s, and how people coped with the conditions.

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๐Ÿ“’ Bowl by Lukas Volger

Genre : Cooking
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN_10 : 9780544326255
Copyright Year : 2016-03-08
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Flavorful vegetarian versions of America's favorite one-dish meals: ramen, pho, bibimbap, dumplings, and burrito bowls A restorative bowl of vegetarian ramen sent Lukas Volger on a quest to capture the full flavor of all the one-bowl meals that are the rage todayโ€”but in vegetarian form. With the bowl as organizer, the possibilities for improvisational meals full of seasonal produce and herbs are nearly endless. Volgerโ€™s ramen explorations led him from a simple bowl of miso ramen to a glorious summer ramen with corn broth, tomatoes, and basil. From there, he went on to the Vietnamese noodle soup pho, with combinations like caramelized spring onions, peas, and baby bok choy. His edamame dumplings with mint are served in soup or over salad, while spicy carrot dumplings appear over toasted quinoa and kale for a rounded dinner. Imaginative grain bowls range from ratatouille polenta to black rice burrito with avocado. And unlike their meatier counterparts, these dishes can be made in little time and without great expense. Volger also includes many tips, techniques, and indispensable base recipes perfected over years of cooking, including broths, handmade noodles, sauces, and garnishes. Photographs by Michael Harlan Turkell

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๐Ÿ“’ The Golden Bowl by Henry James

Genre : Fiction
Publisher : Penguin
ISBN_10 : 0140432353
Copyright Year : 1985
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The close relationship between American millionaire Adam Venuer and his daughter Maggie threatens their respective marriages

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๐Ÿ“’ The Dust Bowl by Ronald A. Reis

Genre : Depressions
Publisher : Infobase Publishing
ISBN_10 : 9781438117461
Copyright Year : 2008
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Housewives hung wet sheets and blankets over windows and struggled to seal every crack with gummed paper strips. A man avoided shaking hands because the static electricity generated from a dust storm might knock his greeter flat. Children's tears turned to mud. Dead cattle, when pried open, were found filled with pounds of gut-clogging dirt. The simplest thing in life, taking a breath, became life threatening. Conditions in America's prairie during the Dirty Thirties were no blind stroke of nature, however. They had their origins in human error and in the misuse of the land. The Dust Bowl recounts the factors that led to these conditions, how those affected coped, and what can be learned from the tragedy, considered by many to be America's worst prolonged environmental disaster.

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๐Ÿ“’ Fields Of Battle by Brian Curtis

Genre : History
Publisher : Flatiron Books
ISBN_10 : 9781250059604
Copyright Year : 2016-09-27
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In the wake of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the 1942 Rose Bowl was moved from Pasadena to Durham, North Carolina, out of fear of Japanese attacks on the West Coast. It remains the only Rose Bowl game to ever be played outside of Pasadena. Duke University, led by legendary coach Wallace Wade Sr., faced off against underdog Oregon State College, with both teams preparing for a grueling fight on the football field while their thoughts wandered to the battlefields they would soon be on. As the players and coaches prepared for the game, America was preparing for war. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill met to discuss the Allied strategy in Europe; a discussion that would change the lives of the boys and men on the field in Durham. Finally, on New Yearโ€™s Day 1942, under dark gray skies and occasional rain, the two teams clashed on the gridiron in front of a crowd of 56,000, playing one of the most unforgettable games in history. Shortly afterward, many of the players and coaches entered the military and would quickly become brothers on the battlefield. Scattered around the globe, the lives of Rose Bowl participants would intersect in surprising ways, as they served in Iwo Jima and Normandy, Guadalcanal and the Battle of the Bulge. Four players from that Rose Bowl game would lose their lives, while many more were severely wounded. In one powerful encounter on the battlefield, OSCโ€™s Frank Parker saved the life of Dukeโ€™s Charles Haynes as he lay dying on a hill in Italy. And one OSC player, Jack Yoshihara, a Japanese-American, never had the chance to play in the game or serve his country, as he was sent to an internment camp in Idaho. In this riveting an emotional tale, Brian Curtis sheds light on a little-known slice of American history and captures in gripping detail an intimate account of the teamwork, grit, and determination that took place on both the football fields and the battlefields of World War II. It was a game created by infamy and a war fought by ordinary boys who did the extraordinary.

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๐Ÿ“’ The Golden Bowl by Henry James

Genre : Adultery
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ISBN_10 : NYPL:33433081852679
Copyright Year : 1905
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