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Author Zecker, Robert, 1962-

Title Streetcar parishes : Slovak immigrants build their nonlocal communities, 1890-1945 / Robert M. Zecker

Publ Info Selinsgrove : Susquehanna University Press, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  F158.9.S64 Z43 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 329 pages : maps ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Slovaks at home : the case for a translocal community in Upper Hungary -- Port of arrival : Philadelphia -- Neighborhoods : Slovak partial communities -- Slovak churches : building blocks of community -- "I guess we just dealt with the Slovaks" : fraternal clubs and Slovak American identity
LC subject Slovak Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Social conditions -- 19th century
Slovak Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Slovak Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Ethnic identity
Immigrants -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 19th century
Immigrants -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 20th century
Community life -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History
Social networks -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 19th century
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 20th century
Link Online version: Zecker, Robert, 1962- Streetcar parishes. Selinsgrove : Susquehanna University Press, c2010 (OCoLC)754593735
ISBN 9781575911359 (alk. paper)
1575911353 (alk. paper)