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"Demetrios is now Jimmy": Greek immigrants in the southern United States.

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Date Issued:
1997
Abstract:
This work explores the arrival of Greek immigrants in southern urban areas, from about 1895 to 1924, and their remarkably rapid adjustment to life in the New South.
Title: "Demetrios is now Jimmy": Greek immigrants in the southern United States.
Alternative Title: Greek immigrants in the southern United States.
Name(s): Odzak, Larry.
PALMM (Project)
Type of Resource: text
Genre: bibliography
Issuance: monographic
Date Created: 1997
Date Issued: 1997
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: vii, 272 leaves ; 28 cm.
Language(s): eng
Abstract: This work explores the arrival of Greek immigrants in southern urban areas, from about 1895 to 1924, and their remarkably rapid adjustment to life in the New South.
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments -- Abstract -- Introduction -- "Demetrios is now Jimmy:" A historical overview of the formation and development of Greek immigrant communities in the southern United States -- Fraternal bonding and conservatism: Jimmy joined Ahepa -- From Byzantine rites to civil rights: the Greek Orthodox Church in the southern states -- Social divisions in New Orleans, the Crescent City -- Parochial conflict in Birmingham, the Iron City -- Greeks on the Gulf: Aegean divers modernize Florida's sponge industry -- Conclusion -- Appendices -- Bibliography -- Biographical sketch.
Identifier: AAB9600QF00001/05/200606/15/200718514BftmIa D0QF (FCLAZ), FCLA url 20060331 (snx), FHP C SF 2006-01-06 (DNX), SF00000320 (IID), 2533496 (digitool), usf:18971 (fedora)
Note(s): by Lazar Larry Odzak.
"Copyright by Lazar Larry Odzak".
"A dissertation presented to the graduate school of the University of Florida in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy".
Includes bibliographical references (leaves 259-271).
Electronic reproduction. : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2001. (Florida heritage collection) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Digitized by the University of South Florida from a book in the Main Library of the University of South Florida, Tampa.
Subject(s): Greeks -- Southern States
Immigrants -- Southern States
Southern States -- Emigration and immigration
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/tc/fhp/SF00000320.pdf
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/tc/fhp/SF00000320.jpg
Owner Institution: USF
Other Format:
(OCoLC)50820397
Is Part of Series: Florida heritage collection.