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The Italians, C.J. Shane, book editor

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The Italians
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The Italians
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The Italians
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Presents a series of essays on the experiences of Italians who have migrated to the United States, discussing their troubled homelands, their problems in assimilation, and their current status as a marginalized minority in American culture
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contains biographical information
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DLC
Dewey number
973/.0451/00922
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E184.I8
LC item number
I837 2005
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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Coming to America
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adolescent
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C.J. Shane, book editor
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-202) and index
Contents
ch. 1. The great wave of immigration -- 1. Why the Italians left Italy / Andrew F. Rolle -- 2. An Italian immigrant's aspirations / Rocco Corresca -- 3. Life in America's urban slums / Michael La Sorte -- 4. The Italians in Northern California / Jerre Mangione, Ben Morreale -- 5. Italians try to preserve their traditions in Oklahoma / Kenny L. Brown -- 6. Accusations against Italian immigrants / Anonymous writer to the New York Times -- 7. Anti-Italian violence and lynchings / Luciano J. Iorizzo, Salvatore Mondello -- ch. 2. The Italians' new life in America --1. An Italian girl's testimony about the 1912 Lawrence Textile Strike / Camella Teoli -- 2. The trial of Sacco and Vanzetti / Eli C. Bortman -- 3. Fiorello La Guardia : childhood experiences and political beliefs / Fiorella La Guardia -- 4. Italian Americans and organized crime / Richard D. Alba -- 5. An Italian American social worker helps immigrants / Angela Carlozzi-Rossi -- 6. Escaping Italian fascism / Riccardo Massoni -- 7. Restrictions on Italian Americans' civil liberties during World War II / Vitina Spadaro -- ch. 3. From immigration to assimilation -- 1. The third generation's passage into the middle class / Humbert S. Nelli -- 2. The godfather reflects changes in Italian American culture after World War II / Marianna De Marco Torgovnick -- 3. From an Italian village to the American space program / Al Santoli -- 4. Dressing to assimilate and dressing to have fun / Maria Laurino -- 5. Italian American continue to be stereotyped in popular culture / George De Stefano -- 6. Italian immigrants' feelings of shame / Roland Merullo -- ch. 4. Profiles of famous Italian Americans -- 1. Martin Scorsese : film director / Martin Scorsese, as told to Mary Pat Kelly -- 2. Geraldine Ferraro : legislator and vice presidential candidate / Geraldine Ferraro -- 3. The Andretti family : race car champions / Ed Hinton -- Chronology
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23 cm.
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Extent
208 p.
Isbn
9780737727661
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004054132
Note
cat25
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  • ocm56334165
  • (OCoLC)56334165

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