Migration Past, Migration Future: Germany and the United States | BERGHAHN BOOKS
Join our Email List Berghahn Books Logo

berghahn New York · Oxford

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Youtube
  • Instagram
Migration Past, Migration Future: Germany and the United States

View Table of Contents

Volume 1

Migration & Refugees

Email Newsletters

Sign up for our email newsletters to get customized updates on new Berghahn publications.

Click here to select your preferences

Migration Past, Migration Future

Germany and the United States

Edited by Klaus J. Bade and Myron Weiner

176 pages, bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-57181-125-7 $135.00/£99.00 / Hb / Published (August 1997)

ISBN  978-1-57181-407-4 $29.95/£23.95 / Pb / Published (August 2001)

eISBN 978-1-78920-364-6 eBook


View CartYour country: - edit Buy the eBook from these vendorsRequest a Review or Examination Copy (in Digital Format)Recommend to your LibraryAvailable in GOBI®


"... useful and readable summaries of research completed in the last two decades."  · Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies


The United States is an immigrant country. Germany is not. This volume shatters this widely held myth and reveals the remarkable similarities (as well as the differences) between the two countries. Essays by leading German and American historians and demographers describe how these two countries have become to have the largest number of immigrants among advanced industrial countries, how their conceptions of citizenship and nationality differ, and how their ethnic compositions are likely to be transformed in the next century as a consequence ofmigration, fertility trends, citizenship and naturalization laws, and public attitudes.

Klaus J. Bade is the Chair for modern history and director of the Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies (IMIS) at thge University of Osnabrück.

Myron Weiner (1939-1999) was Ford International Professor of Political Science at the Massachussets Institute of Technology and former director of the MIT Center for International Studies.

Subject: Refugee and Migration Studies
Area: GermanyNorth America


Back to Top

Library Recommendation Form

Dear Librarian,

I would like to recommend Migration Past, Migration Future Germany and the United States for the library. Please include it in your next purchasing review with my strong recommendation. The RRP is: $135.00

I recommend this title for the following reasons:

BENEFIT FOR THE LIBRARY: This book will be a valuable addition to the library's collection.

REFERENCE: I will refer to this book for my research/teaching work.

STUDENT REFERRAL: I will regularly refer my students to the book to assist their studies.

OWN AFFILIATION: I am an editor/contributor to this book or another book in the Series (where applicable) and/or on the Editorial Board of the Series, of which this volume is part.