This award-winning study of ethnic life in Chicago richly details the various peoples and ethnic institutions in America's heartland city. This newly revised and expanded edition also includes chapters on African-American migration, Chatham, Latino Chicago, the Chinese in Chicago, Asian Indians, Korean-Americans, the new entrepreneurial immigrants, and the Swedes. There is also a new six-chapter section that examines saloons, sports, crime, churches, neighborhoods, and cemeteries.
Illinois Historical Journal
"A greatly expanded and improved edition of a work essential to the study of the region and highly important to the study of the American nation."
Michigan Historical Review
"A fine updating, revision, and expansion of a classic in ethnic history."