Great Migrations

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ISBN: 1426307438
Release Date: 2010
Number of pages: 48
Author: Laura Marsh
Publisher: National Geographic Books

Download and read online Great Migrations in PDF and EPUB Introduces African elephants, including what they eat, how they travel in groups, their migration patterns, and how they care for their young.


Great Migrations

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ISBN: 1426206445
Release Date: 2010
Number of pages: 303
Author: K. M. Kostyal
Publisher: National Geographic Books

Download and read online Great Migrations in PDF and EPUB An illustrated companion to the seven-hour National Geographic Channel special miniseries of the same name includes 250 breathtaking photos and describes all of the epic animal dramas that will be featured in the series. TV tie-in. 200,000 first printing.


The Uprooted

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ISBN: 0812217888
Release Date: 2002-01-23
Number of pages: 333
Author: Oscar Handlin
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Download and read online The Uprooted in PDF and EPUB Awarded the 1952 Pulitzer Prize in history, The Uprooted chronicles the common experiences of the millions of European immigrants who came to America in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries—their fears, their hopes, their expectations. The New Yorker called it "strong stuff, handled in a masterly and quite moving way," while the New York Times suggested that "The Uprooted is history with a difference—the difference being its concerns with hearts and souls no less than an event." The book inspired a generation of research in the history of American immigration, but because it emphasizes the depressing conditions faced by immigrants, focuses almost entirely on European peasants, and does not claim to provide a definitive answer to the causes of American immigration, its great value as a well-researched and readable description of the emotional experiences of immigrants, and its ability to evoke the time and place of America at the turn of a century, have sometimes been overlooked. Recognized today as a foundational text in immigration studies, this edition contains a new preface by the author.


Great Migrations

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ISBN: 142630739X
Release Date: 2010
Number of pages: 48
Author: Laura F. Marsh
Publisher: National Geographic Books

Download and read online Great Migrations in PDF and EPUB Introduces the migration patterns of monarch butterfies, describing the vast distances they cover, why they migrate, and the dangers they face along the way.


Great Migrations Oxford Read and Discover Level 5

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ISBN: 9780194139687
Release Date: 2015-02-05
Number of pages: 56
Author: Rachel Bladon
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Download and read online Great Migrations Oxford Read and Discover Level 5 in PDF and EPUB Read and discover all about great animal migrations. Why do animals migrate? How do they find their way? Read and discover more about the world! This series of non-fiction readers provides interesting and educational content, with activities and project work.


The Southern Diaspora

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ISBN: 9780807876855
Release Date: 2006-05-18
Number of pages: 464
Author: James N. Gregory
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press

Download and read online The Southern Diaspora in PDF and EPUB Between 1900 and the 1970s, twenty million southerners migrated north and west. Weaving together for the first time the histories of these black and white migrants, James Gregory traces their paths and experiences in a comprehensive new study that demonstrates how this regional diaspora reshaped America by "southernizing" communities and transforming important cultural and political institutions. Challenging the image of the migrants as helpless and poor, Gregory shows how both black and white southerners used their new surroundings to become agents of change. Combining personal stories with cultural, political, and demographic analysis, he argues that the migrants helped create both the modern civil rights movement and modern conservatism. They spurred changes in American religion, notably modern evangelical Protestantism, and in popular culture, including the development of blues, jazz, and country music. In a sweeping account that pioneers new understandings of the impact of mass migrations, Gregory recasts the history of twentieth-century America. He demonstrates that the southern diaspora was crucial to transformations in the relationship between American regions, in the politics of race and class, and in the roles of religion, the media, and culture.


The great migrations

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ISBN: UCAL:B4311509
Release Date: 1956
Number of pages: 192
Author: Georges Blond
Publisher:

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National Geographic Readers Great Migrations Butterflies

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ISBN: 9781426310720
Release Date: 2011-11-07
Number of pages: 48
Author: Laura Marsh
Publisher: National Geographic Society

Download and read online National Geographic Readers Great Migrations Butterflies in PDF and EPUB The monarch butterfly, one of the most seemingly delicate of all of nature’s animals, proves to be one of the toughest in this reader. Making the yearly trip from the Northern United States and Canada to the Oyamel forest of Mexico is no easy task, and it takes five generations of butterflies in order to do so. Battling cold temperatures and the threat of starvation, these beautiful insects complete an almost 3,000 mile journey over the course of two months, only to have to turn and around and head back home. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information. From the Trade Paperback edition.


The Making of African America

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ISBN: 9781101189894
Release Date: 2010-01-21
Number of pages: 320
Author: Ira Berlin
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online The Making of African America in PDF and EPUB A leading historian offers a sweeping new account of the African American experience over four centuries Four great migrations defined the history of black people in America: the violent removal of Africans to the east coast of North America known as the Middle Passage; the relocation of one million slaves to the interior of the antebellum South; the movement of more than six million blacks to the industrial cities of the north and west a century later; and since the late 1960s, the arrival of black immigrants from Africa, the Caribbean, South America, and Europe. These epic migra­tions have made and remade African American life. Ira Berlin's magisterial new account of these passages evokes both the terrible price and the moving triumphs of a people forcibly and then willingly migrating to America. In effect, Berlin rewrites the master narrative of African America, challenging the traditional presentation of a linear path of progress. He finds instead a dynamic of change in which eras of deep rootedness alternate with eras of massive move­ment, tradition giving way to innovation. The culture of black America is constantly evolving, affected by (and affecting) places as far away from one another as Biloxi, Chicago, Kingston, and Lagos. Certain to gar­ner widespread media attention, The Making of African America is a bold new account of a long and crucial chapter of American history.


The great migrations

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105048547488
Release Date: 1905
Number of pages: 397
Author: Julius von Pflugk-Harttung
Publisher:

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Great Migrations

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ISBN: 1426307012
Release Date: 2010
Number of pages: 45
Author: Elizabeth Carney
Publisher: National Geographic Books

Download and read online Great Migrations in PDF and EPUB Examines several animals and their great migrations, ranging in size from the army ant to the sperm whale.


The great migrations 1880s 1912

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ISBN: 0811462781
Release Date: 1993-01-01
Number of pages: 96
Author: William Loren Katz
Publisher: Heinemann/Raintree

Download and read online The great migrations 1880s 1912 in PDF and EPUB Describes the massive wave of immigration experienced by the United States between 1880 and World War I and the experiences of the immigrants from Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.


The Great Migration in Historical Perspective

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ISBN: 0253206693
Release Date: 1991
Number of pages: 160
Author: Joe William Trotter
Publisher: Indiana University Press

Download and read online The Great Migration in Historical Perspective in PDF and EPUB "The essays collected in this book represent the best of our present understanding of the African-American migration which began in the early twentieth century."Â —Southern Historian "As an overview of a field in transition, this is a valuable and deeply thought-provoking anthology." —Pennsylvania History "... provocative and informative... " —Louisiana History "The papers themselves are uniformly strong, and read together cast interesting light upon one another." —Georgia Historical Quarterly "... well-written and insightful essays... " —Journal of American History "This well-researched and well-documented collection represents the latest scholarship on the black migration." —Illinois Historical Journal "... an impressive balance of theory and historical content... " —Indiana Magazine of History Legions of black Americans left the South to migrate to the jobs of the North, from the meat-packing plants of Chicago to the shipyards of Richmond, California. These essays analyze the role of African Americans in shaping their own geographical movement, emphasizing the role of black kin, friend, and communal network. Contributors include Darlene Clark Hine, Peter Gottlieb, James R. Grossman, Earl Lewis, Shirley Ann Moore, and Joe William Trotter, Jr.


National Geographic Readers Great Migrations Amazing Animal Journeys

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ISBN: 9781426310713
Release Date: 2011-11-07
Number of pages: 48
Author: Laura Marsh
Publisher: National Geographic Society

Download and read online National Geographic Readers Great Migrations Amazing Animal Journeys in PDF and EPUB Every year like clockwork, animals both big and small are driven by a natural instinct to move, in order to survive. On both land and sea, they fight the odds and the forces of nature to breed, feed, or lead and carry on for future generations. This reader is an introduction to the treacherous trek of the zebra, walrus, and Christmas Island red crab to overcome obstacles that include hungry cheetahs, stinging yellow crazy ants, and even their fellow species to make the often impossible journey of their lives. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information. From the Trade Paperback edition.


National Geographic Readers Great Migrations Whales

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ISBN: 9781426309984
Release Date: 2011-07-12
Number of pages: 48
Author: Laura Marsh
Publisher: National Geographic Society

Download and read online National Geographic Readers Great Migrations Whales in PDF and EPUB Over the course of their 70-year lifespan, sperm whales will easily travel the circumference of the Earth in search of food and the need to breed and find a mate. Males will travel as far north as the Bering Sea and as far south as Antarctica in order to find enough food to sustain their ways of live—up to 700 squid a day! Along the way, these massive beasts battle 30-feet-long giant squids, and each other, to sustain their ways of life. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information. From the Trade Paperback edition.