Oscar Handlin

Finalist, 1972 National Book Awards
Finalist, 1952 National Book Awards

Oscar Handlin was Emeritus Professor of History, Harvard University. Among his many books are The American People in the Twentieth Century, Race and Nationality in American Life, and Boston’s Immigrants, 1790-1880. [University of Pennsylvania Press]
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The Uprooted

First Edition cover of The Uprooted by Oscar Handlin
ISBN 9780812217889 University of Pennsylvania Press / Little Brown

Awarded the 1952 Pulitzer Prize in history, The Uprooted chronicles the common experiences of the millions of European immigrants who came to America in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries - their fears, their hopes, their expectations. More about this book >

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Oscar Handlin

Oscar Handlin was Emeritus Professor of History, Harvard University. Among his many books are The American People in the Twentieth Century, Race and Nationality in American Life, and Boston’s Immigrants, 1790-1880. [University of Pennsylvania Press]

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