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Italian Americans: The Immigrant Experience
     

Italian Americans: The Immigrant Experience

by Ben Morreale, Robert Carola
 
The story of Italians in America is one of struggle and hope, prejudice and pride, passion and perseverance. Through the years, the Italian people have assimilated the ways of their adopted country and been transformed by its culture. The character and sensibility of Italians have left an indelible mark on America, from well-loved musicians such as Frank Sinatra to

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The story of Italians in America is one of struggle and hope, prejudice and pride, passion and perseverance. Through the years, the Italian people have assimilated the ways of their adopted country and been transformed by its culture. The character and sensibility of Italians have left an indelible mark on America, from well-loved musicians such as Frank Sinatra to creative businessmen such as Lee Iacocca. Through lively text and 200 color and B&W photographs, Italian Americans honors the Italians who came to America and their descendants who keep the traditions and spirit alive.

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This lavish history of Italian Americans in America provides a powerful focus on the immigrant experience with is packed with black and white photos capturing all facets of Italian American heritage and life. Over 200 photos in black and white and color pack a social history of Italian immigrants and how they have influenced American history and culture. A widely recommended pick for both library and personal acquisition.

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ISBN-13:
9780760784389
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
07/17/2006
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.13(h) x 1.00(d)

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