Chapter 2. The United States as a Melting Pot: Myth and Reality

  1. Peter Kivisto

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694916.ch2

Multiculturalism in a Global Society

Multiculturalism in a Global Society

How to Cite

Kivisto, P. (2002) The United States as a Melting Pot: Myth and Reality, in Multiculturalism in a Global Society, Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694916.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631221937

Online ISBN: 9780470694916

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Keywords:

  • United States;
  • ethnic relations;
  • democracy;
  • american indians;
  • manifest destiny

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The United States: A Nation of Immigrants

  • The Emergence of a New Racial Formation

  • Toward a Transnational America?