Additional Resources for America and I by Anzia Yezierska

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Blumenthal, Shirley, Coming to America: Immigrants from Eastern Europe, Delacorte Press, 1981.

Covering the period from 1874 through 1924, the author traces the path of the immigrants from impoverished peasants in Eastern Europe to factory, mills, and mines in America.

Glazer, Nathan, American Judaism, University of Chicago Press, 1989.

First published in 1957, this current edition of this definitive work on the nature of Judaism in post-World War II America offers an updated introduction covering shifts in American Judaism since the 1970s.

Howe, Irving, World of Our Fathers, Galahad Books, 2001.

This is a noted historian's massive sociocultural history of the Russian Jews who immigrated to the United States between 1881 and 1921.

Inglehart, Babette, "Daughters of Loneliness: Anzia Yezierska and the Immigrant Woman Writer," in Studies in American Jewish Literature, Winter 1975, pp. 1—10.

This article discusses Yezierska's relation to her culture.

Meltzer, Milton, ed., The Jewish Americans: A History in Their Own Words...

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