The Italian American Experience: An Encyclopedia

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Salvatore J. LaGumina, Frank J. Cavaioli, Salvatore Primeggia, Joseph A. Varacalli
Taylor & Francis, Oct 1, 1999 - Reference - 735 pages
This encyclopedia, the first of its kind, presents the totality of the Italian American experience, covering such diverse topics as politics and society, Art and the development of Catholicism.

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This impressive reference book on a topic that is, unfortunately, too rare gives an overview of the influence Italians have had on American culture. It includes short biographies of prominent people ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Salvatore J. LaGumina is an emeritus professor of history at Nassau Community College, where he served as director of the Center for Italian American Studies.
Frank J. Cavaioli is an emeritus professor at the State University of New York College of Technology at Farmingdale. Cavaioli is a former president of the American Italian Historical Association.
Salvatore Primeggia is professor of sociology at Adelphi University.
Joseph A. Varacalli is professor of sociology at Nassau Community College.

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