Academic perceptions of Italian American immigration as seen in scholarly journals of the 1880s

by Kathryn Defatta Barattini

Publisher: Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y

Written in English
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  • Italian Americans -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Academic writing -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
  • United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [107]-113) and index.

StatementKathryn DeFatta Barattini.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE184.I8 D24 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 116 p. ;
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3310847M
ISBN 100773462392
LC Control Number2004061368
OCLC/WorldCa56942052

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Book attempts to highlight anytime “Italian immigration” or “Italian immigrants” are mentioned in a scholarly periodical, including both passing notations and in-depth critical analyses of these topics.

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or?Italian immigrants. are mentioned in a scholarly periodical, including both passing notations and in-depth critical analyses of these topics. These references allow us to examine the initial and evolving perceptions of the academic community toward mass Italian American immigration from its basic beginnings in the early s.

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Italian immigration in the twentieth-century lends context to today’s debates. The fact that Italian-Americans have now been thoroughly accepted is a testament to assimilation despite seemingly long odds.

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The increase of Italian immigration into the United States, rather than depending upon the general increase of the emigra-tion from Italy, is the effect of a change of direction o,f the mass of Italian immigrants, as is shown in the next table, which gives the percentage represented by the Italian emigration to the.

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In the papers three different areas are addressed: (1) current research and issues in the new Italian American identity, (2) the state of. Italian male immigrants were among the lowest paid workers, Italian women enjoyed higher than average wages. Based on US. census data, while the average weekly income of white American workers was $, Italian immigrants earned only $, which was less than the average income of American blacks at $ Actually these substantial.

Filled with the voices from the first generation of Italian-American life, the book presents a unique treasury of long-inaccessible writing that embodies a literary canon for Italian-American culture-poetry, drama, journalism, political advocacy, history, memoir, biography, and story-the greater part of which has never before been translated.

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Italian immigration from to the present is an American phenomenon too little explored in our histories. Until now. In this new collection, Laura E. Ruberto and Joseph Sciorra edit essays by an elite roster of scholars in Italian American studies. This article offers a comparative analysis of Italian immigrants’ political adjustment in the United States and Argentina before World War II, focusing in particular on the timing and dynamics of their participation in the electoral process.

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