Immigrants on the Hill: Italian-Americans in St. Louis, 1882-1982

Immigrants on the Hill: Italian-Americans in St. Louis, 1882-1982

by Gary Ross Mormino

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826214058
Publisher: University of Missouri Press
Publication date: 04/30/2002
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 771,992
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Gary Ross Mormino is Duckwall Professor of History at the University of South Florida. He is the author or co-author of numerous books, including The Immigrant World of Ybor City: Italians and Their Latin Neighbors.

Table of Contents

Preface to the 2002 Editionix
Acknowledgmentsxi
Introduction1
1.The Mound City11
2.Lombard Roots: "The More You Leave, the More Sentimental You Get"28
3.The Formation of a Community, 1900-193056
4.Making It in St. Louis: Work and Community88
5.A Still on the Hill: Prohibition and Cottage Industry125
6.The Church148
7.A Political Coming of Age172
8.The Playing Fields of St. Louis195
9.Over Here: A Neighborhood Survives the War, 1941-45212
Epilogue: The Salvation of a Community, 1945-82233
A Note on Sources259
Bibliography261
Index283

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