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La Merica : images of Italian greenhorn experience

Author: Michael La Sorte; Vincent J Buonanno
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a study of Italian immigration prior to World War I. The author traces the men's lives from their native villages across the Atlantic through the ports of entry to their first immigrant  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael La Sorte; Vincent J Buonanno
ISBN: 0877223823 9780877223825
OCLC Number: 11113451
Language Note: In English.
Description: xiv, 234 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface --
Leaving Italy --
Landing in New York --
Working in America --
Living in America --
Italglish : the immigrant idiom --
Repatriation.
Responsibility: Michael La Sorte.

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"La Sorte aims to flesh out the immigrant experience in a way that more analytical and statistical studies have failed to do, and he succeeds to an extraordinary extent." --Contemporary Sociology Read more...

 
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