La Storia: Five Centuries of the Italian American Experience

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HarperCollins, Sep 15, 1993 - History - 560 pages
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From the early Italian adventurers who played an important role in the European expansion across the Atlantic to the political and business leaders of the 1990s, this book tells a dramatic story. The heart of the story is the mass migration that took place between 1880 and 1924, when a whole culture left its ancient roots to settle in the cities and towns of America.

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Review: La Storia: Five Centuries of the Italian American Experience

User Review  - Jamie - Goodreads

Read for school research; certainly a good and useful book, but is very focused on NYC and Sicilian experience. Read full review

Review: La Storia: Five Centuries of the Italian American Experience

User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

It's a shame this book is such sloppy history, because the topic is certainly interesting. But the authors put the reader on notice early on in the book with a few howlers- for example, claiming that ... Read full review

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About the author (1993)

Mangione is the former coordinating editor of the Federal Writers' Project and professor emeritus of English at the University of Pennsylvania.

Ben Morreale, professor emeritus of history at SUNY Plattsburgh, is coauthor of "La Storia: Five Centuries of the Italian American Experience." Morreae served as a consulting historian for the Arts and Entertainment program on Italian Americans.

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