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Title Voices from the nueva frontera [electronic resource] : Latino immigration in Dalton, Georgia / edited by Donald E. Davis [and others].

Imprint Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, ©2009.

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Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 189 pages) : illustrations, map
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The new face of carpet / Thomas M. Deaton -- The economic impact / Aref A. Hervani -- The culture of the capital de las alfombras / Roschelle Bautista -- The religious response / Father Daniel Stack -- The public school response / Ken W. Ellinger -- The Georgia project / Jo-Anne Schick -- The state college / Monte Salyer -- The social problems / Donald E. Davis -- The social work agenda / David P. Boyle -- Conclusion: lessons of the nueva frontera.
Summary The Dalton-Whit?eld County area of Georgia has one of the highest concentrations of Latino residents in the southeastern United States. In 2006, a Washington Post article referred to the carpet-manufacturing city of Dalton as a "U.S. border town," even though the community lies more than twelve hundred miles from Mexico. Voices from the Nueva Frontera explores this phenomenon, providing an in-depth picture of Latino immigration and dispersal in rural America along with a framework for understanding the economic integration of the South with Latin America. Voices from the Nueva Frontera sheds n.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
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Subject Latin Americans -- Georgia -- Dalton (Whitfield County)
Immigrants -- Georgia -- Dalton (Whitfield County) -- Social conditions.
Hispanic Americans -- Civilization.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Davis, Donald Edward.
Other Form: Print version: Voices from the nueva frontera. 1st ed. Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, ©2009 9781572336537 (DLC) 2008043546 (OCoLC)263146804
ISBN 9781572336841 (electronic bk.)
1572336846 (electronic bk.)