American Ethnic Geography


A Selected Bibliography of the
Ethnic and Cultural Geography of the
United States and Canada


| Atlases | American Indians | Midland Subculture | Lower Southern Subculture | New England Subculture |
| Mormons | African Americans | Ethnic and Racial Mixtures | Hispanic Americans | German Americans |
| German Anabaptist Groups | Dutch Americans | Scandinavian Americans | Finnish Americans |
| Canadian French | Louisiana/Mississippi Valley French | Irish and Scotch-Irish Americans |
| Slavic Americans | Italian Americans | Jewish Americans | Asian Americans |
| Comparative and Cross-Cultural Studies | Settlement Morphology | Religion | Language |
| Agriculture | Folk Architecture | Politics | Music | Culture Regions and Boundaries |


ASIAN AMERICANS

Chinese

Anderson, Kay J. "The Idea of Chinatown: The Power of Place and Institutional Practice in the Making of a Racial Category." Annals of the Association of American Geographers 77 (1987): 580-598.

Arreola, D. "The Chinese Role in Creating the Early Cultural Landscape of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta." California Geographer 15 (1975): 1-15.

Brown, Catherine L. and Clifton, W. Pannell. "The Chinese in America." In Ethnicity in Contemporary America: A Geographical Appraisal, ed. Jesse O. McKee, 195-216. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt, 1985.

Chu, Daniel and Chu, Samuel. Passage to the Golden Gate: A History of the Chinese in America until 1910. New York: Doubleday, 1967.

Fellows, Donald K. "Chinese." In A Mosaic of America's Ethnic Minorities, 99-120. New York: Wiley and Sons, 1972.

King, Haitung and Locke, Frances. "The Chinese in the United States: A Century of Occupational Transistion." International Migration Review 14 (Spring, 1980): 15-42.

Lai, David Chuen-yan. Chinatowns: Towns within Cities in Canada. Vancouver: Univeristy of British Columbia Press, 1988.

________. "Chinese Imprints in British Columbia." B.C. Studies 39 (1978): 20-29.

________. "Cityscape of Old Chinatowns in North America." In Vision, Culture, and Landscape: Working Papers from the Berkeley Symposium on Cultural Landscape Interpretation, ed. Paul Groth, 77-97. Berkeley: Department of Landscape Architecture, University of California-Berkeley, 1990.

________. "The Demographic Structure of a Canadian Chinatown in the Mid-Twentieth Century." Canadian Ethnic Studies 11, no. 2 (1979): 49-62.

Lee, Calvin. Chinatown, U.S.A. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1965.

Lee, Rose H. The Chinese in the United States. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 1960.

________. "The Decline of Chinatowns in the United States." American Journal of Sociology 54 (March 1949): 422-432.

Murphey, Rhoads. "Boston's Chinatown." Economic Geography 28 (1952): 244-255.

Renner, George T. "Chinese Influence in the Development of the Western United States." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 152 (1930): 356-369.

Japanese

Fellows, Donald K. "Japanese." In A Mosaic of America's Ethnic Minorities, 121-167. New York: Wiley and Sons, 1972.

________. "Japanese Buddhism-Its Imprint on a California Landscape." California Geographer 13 (1972): 49-58.

Ichihashi, Yamato. Japanese in the United States. New York: Arno Press, 1969.

Kitano, Harry H. L. Japanese Americans: The Evolution of a Subculture. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1969.

Kobayashi, Audrey L. "Regional and Demographic Aspects of Japanese Migration to Canada." Canadian Geographers 32, no. 4 (1988): 356-360.

Lind, Andrew W. Hawaii's Japanese. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1946.

Nishi, Midori. "Japanese Americans." In Ethnicity in Contemporary America: A Geographical Appraisal, ed. Jesse O. McKee, 169-193. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt, 1985.

________. "Japanese Settlement in the Los Angeles Area." Yearbook of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers 20 (1958): 35-48.

Smith, Bradford. Americans from Japan. New York: Lippincott, 1948.

Indochinese

Andrews, Alice C. and Stopp, G. Harry, Jr. "The Indochinese." In Ethnicity in Contemporary America: A Geographical Appraisal, ed. Jesse O. McKee, 217-239. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt, 1985.

Desbarats, J. "Indochinese Resettlement in the United States." Annals of the Association of American Geographers 75 (1985): 522-538.

Franklin, R. L. "Ethnicity and an Emerging Indochinese Commercial District in Orange County." Yearbook of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers 45 (1983): 85-99.

Haines, David W., ed. Refugees as Immigrants: Cambodians, Laotians, and Vietnamese in America. 1988.

Kelly, Gail P. From Vietnam to America. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1977.

Skinner, K. A. and Hendricks, Glenn L. "The Shaping of Ethnic Identity among Indochinese Refugees." Journal of Ethnic Studies 7 (Fall, 1979): 19-26.

Stopp, G. Harry, Jr. and Hung, Nguyen Manh. Proceedings of the First Annual Conference on Indochinese Refugees. Fairfax, VA: Citizens Applied Research Institute, 1979.




COMPARATIVE AND CROSS-CULTURAL STUDIES

Allen, James P. and Turner, Eugene. "Ethnic Diversity and Segregation in the New Los Angeles." In EthniCity: Geographic Perspectives on Ethnic Change in Modern Cities, eds. Curtis C. Roseman, Hans Dieter Laux, and Günther Thieme, 1-29. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1996.

Carlyle, William J. "Farm Population in the Canadian Parkland." Geographical Review 79 (1989): 13-35.

Conzen, Michael P. "Ethnicity on the Land." In The Making of the American Landscape, ed. Michael P. Conzen, 221-248. Boston: Unwin Hyman, 1990.

Fellows, Donald K. A Mosaic of America's Ethnic Minorities. New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1972.

Gerlach, Russel L. Immigrants in the Ozarks: A Study in Ethnic Geography. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1976.

Harries, Keith D. "Ethnic Variations in Los Angeles Business Patterns." Annals of the Association of American Geographers 61 (1971): 736-743.

Hewes, Leslie. "Cultural Fault Line in the Cherokee Country." Economic Geography 19 (1943): 136-142.

Hoelscher, Steven D. and Ostergren, Robert C. "Old European Homelands in the American Middle West." Journal of Cultural Geography 13, no. 2 (Spring/Summer, 1993): 87-106.

Howenstine, Erick. "Ethnic Change and Segregation in Chicago." In EthniCity: Geographic Perspectives on Ethnic Change in Modern Cities, eds. Curtis C. Roseman, Hans Dieter Laux, and Günther Thieme, 31-49. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1996.

Jordan, Terry G. "A Century and a Half of Ethnic Change in Texas, 1836-1986." Southwestern Historical Quarterly 89 (1985-86): 385-422.

Jordan, Terry G. and Kaups, Matti. The American Backwoods Frontier: An Ethnic and Ecological Interpretation. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989.

Jordan, Terry G.; Kilpinen, Jon T.; and Gritzner, Charles F. The Mountain West: Interpreting the Folk Landscape. Baltimore & London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997.

Kiang, Y. C. "The Distribution of Ethnic Groups in Chicago." American Journal of Sociology 74 (1968): 292-295.

Kollmorgen, W. M. "A Reconnaissance of Some Cultural-Agricultural Islands in the South." Economic Geography 17 (1941): 409-430 and 19 (1943): 109-117.

Lemon, James T. "The Agricultural Practices of National Groups in Eighteenth-Century Southeastern Pennsylvania." Geographical Review 56 (1966): 467-496.

________. The Best Poor Man's Country: A Geographical Study of Early Southeastern Pennsylvania. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1972.

Luebke, Frederick C. "Ethnic Group Settlement on the Great Plains." Western Historical Quarterly 8 (1977): 405-430.

Luebke, Frederick C., ed. Ethnicity on the Great Plains. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1980.

McQuillan, D. A. "Farm Size and Work Ethic: Measuring the Success of Immigrant Farmers on the American Grasslands, 1875-1925." Journal of Historical Geography 4 (1978): 57-76.

________. Prevailing Over Time: Ethnic Adjustment on the Kansas Prairies. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1990.

________. "Territory and Ethnic Identity: Some New Measures of an Old Theme in the Cultural Geography of the United States." In European Settlement and Development in North America, ed. James R. Gibson, . Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1978.

Meinig, Donald W. Southwest: Three Peoples in Geographical Change, 1600-1970. New York: Oxford University Press, 1971.

Mighi, J., ed. Peoples of the Living Land: Geography of Cultural Diversity in British Columbia, Geographical Series No. 15. Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 1972.

Noble, Allen G. "Rural Ethnic Islands." In Ethnicity in Contemporary America: A Geographical Appraisal, ed. Jesse O. McKee, 241-257. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt, 1985.

Rice, John G. Patterns of Ethnicity in a Minnesota County. Geographical Reports No. 4. Umeå, Sweden: University of Umeå, Department of Geography, 1973.

Roark, Michael, ed. French and Germans in the Mississippi Valley: Landscape and Cultural Traditions. Cape Girardeau, MO: , 1988.

Tower, and Wolf, . "Ethnic Groups in Cullman County, Alabama." Geographical Review 33 (1943): 276-285.

Vogeler, I. "Ethnicity, Religion, and Farm Land Transfers in Western Wisconsin." Ecumene 7 (1975): 6-13.

Ward, David. Cities and Immigrants: A Geography of Change in Nineteenth-Century America. New York: , 1971.

________. "The Emergence of Central Immigrant Ghettoes in American Cities, 1840-1920." Annals of the Association of American Geographers 58 (1968): 343-359.

________. Poverty, Ethnicity, and the American City. New York: , 1989.

Winsberg, . "Ethnic Segregation and Concentration in Chicago Suburbs." Urban Geography 7 (1986): 135-145.

Zeigler, Donald J. and Brunn, Stanley D. "Urban Ethnic Islands." In Ethnicity in Contemporary America: A Geographical Appraisal, ed. Jesse O. McKee, 259-283. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt, 1985.


| Atlases | American Indians | Midland Subculture | Lower Southern Subculture | New England Subculture |
| Mormons | African Americans | Ethnic and Racial Mixtures | Hispanic Americans | German Americans |
| German Anabaptist Groups | Dutch Americans | Scandinavian Americans | Finnish Americans |
| Canadian French | Louisiana/Mississippi Valley French | Irish and Scotch-Irish Americans |
| Slavic Americans | Italian Americans | Jewish Americans | Asian Americans |
| Comparative and Cross-Cultural Studies | Settlement Morphology | Religion | Language |
| Agriculture | Folk Architecture | Politics | Music | Culture Regions and Boundaries |

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