HNRS 126W Spring 2011
The Peopling of New York City
Honors Hall 12
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Author Archives: Olivia Veizas
Before reading all the books we have read in the semester thus far, one would never think of how big of a role religion actually plays in the lives of immigrants. It helps unite them in a new land far … Continue reading
In chapter 5 we are faced with the question of religion and what defines how religious one is. Coming from communist China where religion was very oppressed, many immigrants were unsure of their religious affiliation. This was partly due to … Continue reading
Religion and state can never mix and never should. A prime example of this comes from the book God in Chinatown by Kenneth Guest. In China, especially in Fuzhou, the government strictly restricted religion in the 1950’s once the Communists … Continue reading
http://projects.nytimes.com/census/2010/explorer Here is a map based on the census that the New York Times posted.
Chapter 6 in Nancy Foner’s From Ellis Island to JFK explores transnationalism and the impact and influence of technology on it. I’ve never really heard of this word before but I was familiar with its concept. My great-grandfather in fact lived … Continue reading
I mean it’s ok if you can’t because churches now offer chinese classes. The reason being that once again America has forced its culture upon the younger generation of immigrants. The influence of the U.S. has pushed churches and temples to adapt … Continue reading
…would smell as sweet. So why is it that mexican migrants and immigrants worshipped the Lady of Guadalupe more in America than they did back in their home country? She was the same exact saint. I may be wrong but … Continue reading