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ERIC Number: ED246154
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Pages: 225
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-19-503200-4
From Immigrants to Ethnics: The Italian Americans.
Nelli, Humbert S.
A sociological, political, and cultural history of Italians in America, this book's chapters discuss (1) Italian explorers, intellectuals, and artisans who participated in the settlement and establishment of the United States; (2) socioeconomic conditions in nineteenth century Italy that led to mass emigration; (3) the distribution of Italian immigrants around the United States and their particular concentration in cities; (4) the socioeconomic life of Italians in American cities until World War I; (5) economic adjustment of Italians to American labor and employment opportunities before 1920; (6) the politics of the Italian urban districts and the centrality of the "machine"; (7) cultural and social life in Italian communities; (8) impact of immigration upon Italian family life before 1920; (9) roles of Italians in American culture and public life between the world wars; and (10) emergence of the ethnic Italian American after World War II. The book concludes with an annotated bibliography. (KH)
Oxford University Press, 200 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016 ($24.95).
Publication Type: Books; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Italy