Hooglund, Eric J. (Eric James), 1944-. From the Near East to Down East

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: From the Near East to Down East

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Crossing the waters : Arabic-speaking immigrants to the United States before 1940, edited by Eric J. Hooglund

Published By: Original publisher Crossing the waters : Arabic-speaking immigrants to the United States before 1940, edited by Eric J. Hooglund Washington, D. C.: Smithsonian Institution Press. 1987. 85-103 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Eric J. Hooglund

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1999. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Arab Americans (NK09)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF External migration (167); Cultural identity and pride (186); Labor supply and employment (464); Ethnic stratification (563); Congregations (794); Religious denominations (795);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Hooglund describes in this article the formation of the Arabic-speaking community in Waterville, Maine from about 1890 to 1940. The paper is divided into two parts. Part 1 covers the years from 1890 to 1915; the period when most of the actual immigration took place. It is in this section where the origins of the immigrants are discusses as well as their reasons for settling in Waterville. Part 2 focuses upon the transformation between 1915 and 1940 of the immigrant community into an ethnic one (p. 86).

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 15

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. nk09-015

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Essay

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1976-1986

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Ethnologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. John Beierle ; 1998

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1890-1940

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Waterville, Maine, United States

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Arab Americans

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