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Getting Confortable in New York: The American Jewish Home, 1880-1950
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Since the seventeenth century millions of people from every continent have settled in America Seeking a better life for themselves and their children they braved deprivations studied an unfamiliar language adapted to a different way of life and battled prejudices and hostility Most of them held on to their faith as well re establishing churches and meeting houses synagogues and mosques temples and cathedrals and electing priests rabbis imams and other spiritual leaders from among their number Immigration irreversibly altered the face of the new republic and it still moulds the political and spiritual fabric of the nation even to this day Joselit surveys the history of immigration which is actually the history of this country and its effect on both political and religious issues through the centuries The book explores the immigrant experience through case studies representative of all major newcomers groups The vividly rendered stories of courage and perseverance will alternately inspire and horrify br, No description available, No description available, While fashions of the rich and famous have been endlessly chronicled little attention has been paid to the meaning of clothes for everyone else Yet between and as ready to wear came into its own fashion for ordinary Americans played an increasingly important role in shaping the national character Drawing on advertisements and health manuals sermons and songs acclaimed historian Jenna Weissman Joselit shows how the length of a woman s skirt the shape of a man s hat and the height of a pair of heels enabled citizens of every faith color and class to feel part of the modern nation br br Engaging imaginative and original i A Perfect Fit i uncovers a time in our history when getting dressed was more about fitting in than standing out br