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The Italians in Australia

Author: Gianfranco Cresciani
Publisher: Cambridge ; Port Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Italians discover Australia 1788-1900 - Italian presence 1900-1940 - Mass migration 1945-1971.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gianfranco Cresciani
ISBN: 0521537789 9780521537780
OCLC Number: 224136501
Notes: Previously published: Sydney : ABC Enterprises for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1985.
Description: 192 pages : illustrations
Contents: 1. A country of emigrants; 2. Italians discover Australia, 1788-1900; 3. The Italian presence, 1900-40; 4. Fascism and anti-Fascism 1922-40; 5. Italians and Australians at war 1940-7; 6. Mass migration, 1947-71; 7. Full circle.
Responsibility: Gianfranco Cresciani.

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'Cresciani's is the best of the number of surveys of the Italian experience in Australia.' Professor Richard Bosworth, University of Western Australia 'Cresciani has a knowledge of the history of Read more...

 
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