Anti Italianism

Author: W. Connell
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 0230115322
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There has been an odd reluctance on the part of historians of the Italian American experience to confront the discrimination faced by Italians and Americans of Italian ancestry. This volume is a bold attempt by an esteemed group of scholars and writers to discuss the question openly by charting the historical and cultural boundaries of stereotypes, prejudice, and assimilation. Contributors offer a continuous series of cultural encounters and experiences in television, literature, and film that deserve the attention of anyone interested in the larger themes of American history.

The Routledge History Of Italian Americans

Author: William J. Connell
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1135046700
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The Routledge History of Italian Americans weaves a narrative of the trials and triumphs of one of the nation’s largest ethnic groups. This history, comprising original essays by leading scholars and critics, addresses themes that include the Columbian legacy, immigration, the labor movement, discrimination, anarchism, Fascism, World War II patriotism, assimilation, gender identity and popular culture. This landmark volume offers a clear and accessible overview of work in the growing academic field of Italian American Studies. Rich illustrations bring the story to life, drawing out the aspects of Italian American history and culture that make this ethnic group essential to the American experience.

Italian Americans The History And Culture Of A People

Author: Eric Martone
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610699955
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The entire Italian American experience—from America's earliest days through the present—is now available in a single volume. • Hundreds of annotated entries give brief histories of the people, places, and events associated with Italian American history • A-to-Z organization within five thematic sections facilitates ease of use • An extensive collection of primary documents illustrates the Italian American experience over the course of American history and helps meet Common Core standards • Sidebars and an array of illustrations bring the material to vivid life • Each entry includes cross-references to other entries as well as a list of suggested further readings

Sport And The Shaping Of Italian American Identity

Author: Gerald Gems
Editor: Syracuse University Press
ISBN: 0815652542
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This book represents an interdisciplinary analysis of the role of sport in the formation of an ethnic identity and the transition in that identity across four generations. It portrays the struggles, the triumphs, and the ambiguities of the assimilation process.

New Italian Migrations To The United States

Author: Laura E Ruberto
Editor: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252099494
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Italian immigration from 1945 to the present is an American phenomenon too little explored in our histories. Until now. In this new collection, Laura E. Ruberto and Joseph Sciorra edit essays by an elite roster of scholars in Italian American studies. These interdisciplinary works focus on leading edge topics that range from politics of the McCarren-Walter Act and its effects on women to the ways Italian Americans mobilized against immigration restrictions. Other essays unwrap the inner workings of multi-ethnic power brokers in a Queens community, portray the complex transformation of identity in Boston 's North End, and trace the development of Italian American youth culture and how new arrivals fit into it. Finally, Donna Gabaccia pens an afterword on the importance of this seventy-year period in U.S. migration history. Contributors: Ottorino Cappelli, Donna Gabaccia, Stefano Luconi, Maddalena Marinari, James S. Pasto, Rodrigo Praino, Laura E. Ruberto, Joseph Sciorra, Donald Tricarico, and Elizabeth Zanoni.

Die Street Corner Society

Author: William Foote Whyte
Editor: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110809648
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Kolumbus In Den Usa

Author: Kathleen Loock
Editor: transcript Verlag
ISBN: 3839427401
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1892 richteten Chicago und New York zum 400-jährigen Jubiläum der Entdeckung Amerikas pompöse Großveranstaltungen aus, die Christoph Kolumbus als US-amerikanischen Nationalhelden und Boten des Fortschritts feierten. 1992 hingegen war in den USA kein Jahr der patriotischen Mega-Events: Indianische, afroamerikanische und umweltpolitische Aktivisten machten mit Protesten auf die langfristigen sozialen, ökonomischen und ökologischen Konsequenzen von 1492 aufmerksam und kritisierten den einseitigen Eurozentrismus der Entdeckungsgeschichte. Was war geschehen? Kathleen Loock rekonstruiert, wie jüdische und italienische Einwanderer Kolumbus seit dem Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts als ethnische Legitimationsfigur reklamiert und so den aktuellen multikulturellen Anti-Mythos vorbereitet haben. Die umfangreiche Studie erschließt eine beeindruckende Fülle an Quellen und leistet einen wegweisenden Beitrag zur Kolumbusforschung und zur multilingualen Aufarbeitung US-amerikanischer Kulturgeschichte.

Wop

Author: Salvatore John LaGumina
Editor: Guernica Editions
ISBN: 9781550710472
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Stereotyping, defamation, and caricaturing have been visited on virtually every ethnic group to enter the USA, thereby confirming a paradox in human relations. This volume is the first to systematically investigate and record anti-Italian discrimination in the USA. Although partially known, the full accounts have never been presented in a detailed in-depth and comprehensive recounting of the phenomenon until the publication of this volume (originally in 1973).

Mamma Lucia

Author: Mario Puzo
Editor: Edel:Books
ISBN: 3955304752
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New York 1928: Die resolute Einwanderin Lucia Santa versucht sich und ihre sechs Kinder im Land der unbegrenzten Möglichkeiten durchzubringen. Streit und tränenreiche Versöhnungen sind an der Tagesordnung. Denn wo Lucia noch die überschäumend temperamentvolle Italienerin ist, sind ihre Kinder bereits gläubige Anhänger des amerikanischen Traums ... Unwiderstehlich lebendig, fesselnd und atmosphärisch dicht - der wohl persönlichste Roman Mario Puzos, Autor des Kultbestsellers "Der Pate"!

Benito Cereno

Author: Herman Melville
Editor: BookRix
ISBN: 3736874626
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Das Werk "Benito Cereno" ist eine Kurzgeschichte von Herman Melville, erstmals 1855 veröffentlicht. Herman Melville, geboren als Herman Melvill (* 1. August 1819 in New York City, New York; † 28. September 1891 ebenda) war ein amerikanischer Schriftsteller, Dichter und Essayist. Melvilles "Moby-Dick" gilt als einer der bedeutendsten Romane der Weltliteratur.