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Inside Greenwich Village: A New York City Neighborhood, 1898–1918

Inside Greenwich Village: A New York City Neighborhood, 1898–1918 Book Reviews 1085 ist discourse as though it were a static tradition munities that immigrants from Hungary es- and similarly forcing tribal traditions into a tablished here. The story of their interplay is discourse that is seemingly unchanging over told in this book in an effective and highly generations. Historians may find the repeti- readable manner. tive, nonlinear, and nonchronological struc- Puskás emphasizes the transitory nature of ture of the book off-putting, but Schmitz the pre–World War I immigration from Hun- nonetheless forces the reader into considering gary. For the migrants, coming to America was a different dimension of historical under- a “temporary emergency solution to a problem standing. This volume raises important issues at home.” Such migration resulted in a lot of in new ways for anyone writing—or read- crisscrossing of the Atlantic by the “immi- ing—American Indian history. grants” until the war and the subsequent social and economic upheavals in East Central Eu- Raymond J. DeMallie rope put an end to such traveling. The inter- Indiana University war years witnessed the transformation of Bloomington, Indiana America’s immigrant Hungarian communities into ethnic ones. At first there was a “golden Ties That Bind, Ties That Divide: 100 Years of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Journal of American History Oxford University Press

Inside Greenwich Village: A New York City Neighborhood, 1898–1918

The Journal of American History , Volume 89 (3) – Dec 1, 2002

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Oxford University Press
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0021-8723
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1945-2314
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10.2307/3092433
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Book Reviews 1085 ist discourse as though it were a static tradition munities that immigrants from Hungary es- and similarly forcing tribal traditions into a tablished here. The story of their interplay is discourse that is seemingly unchanging over told in this book in an effective and highly generations. Historians may find the repeti- readable manner. tive, nonlinear, and nonchronological struc- Puskás emphasizes the transitory nature of ture of the book off-putting, but Schmitz the pre–World War I immigration from Hun- nonetheless forces the reader into considering gary. For the migrants, coming to America was a different dimension of historical under- a “temporary emergency solution to a problem standing. This volume raises important issues at home.” Such migration resulted in a lot of in new ways for anyone writing—or read- crisscrossing of the Atlantic by the “immi- ing—American Indian history. grants” until the war and the subsequent social and economic upheavals in East Central Eu- Raymond J. DeMallie rope put an end to such traveling. The inter- Indiana University war years witnessed the transformation of Bloomington, Indiana America’s immigrant Hungarian communities into ethnic ones. At first there was a “golden Ties That Bind, Ties That Divide: 100 Years of

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The Journal of American HistoryOxford University Press

Published: Dec 1, 2002

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