Description : The Italian/American Experience represents a meaningful attempt to inform Italian Americans about their group s varied experiences in America. This collection of eleven works offers readers an in-depth view of Italian American culture and heritage."
Description : From the early Italian adventurers who played an important role in the European expansion across the Atlantic to the political and business leaders of the 1990s, this book tells a dramatic story. The heart of the story is the mass migration that took place between 1880 and 1924, when a whole culture left its ancient roots to settle in the cities and towns of America.
Description : Traces the history of the Italian people, describes the accomplishments of Italians and Italian Americans, and looks at contemporary Italian Americans
Description : The Italian Americans: A Multicultural View demonstrates how popular negative notions of Italian American life are inaccurate. It is an introduction to an understanding of the Italian American sociohistorical experience including the oppression, exploitation and discrimination of this group in the United States, past and present.
Description : More than 5,000,000 Italians have immigrated to the United States. Although most came in the latter part of the nineteenth and the early twentieth centuries, Italians have played a long and enduring role in American History. The documentation, photos, and images presented by DeMichele provide a pictorial history of Italians in America.