By Dr. Arianne Ishaya
The specified family members histories take the reader to the area at huge from the place the participants of this dispersed refugee country have come jointly to shape the Turlock-Modesto colony within the heartland of California. It comprises poignant bills of a those who began with modest beginnings; yet whether or not they got here as penniless hopefuls looking for farmland, or traumatized refugees from the center East, they labored not easy and have been capable of identify themselves as a sturdy or even well-to-do a part of the Turlock-Modesto community.
Changes within the background of this immigrant enclave are traced within the context of the commercial and political upheavals within the center East the place the refugees got here from in addition to the commercial increase and bust cycles within the relevant California valley. This ebook files the mutual interplay among the zone and its population. town formed the constitution of the group as a complete up to the neighborhood formed the nature of the town.
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Familiar Faces in Unfamiliar Places: ASSYRIANS in the California Heartland 1911 - 2010 by Dr. Arianne Ishaya