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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LA STORIA: Five Centuries of the Italian American Experience

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A rich, humane, well-researched discourse on Italians in America, by Mangione (An Ethnic at Large, 1978, etc.) and Morreale (Monday, Tuesday...Never Come Sunday, 1977). By marshalling abundant ... Read full review

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A great review of the conditions experienced by Italian immigrants. If you are Italian you MUST read this. If not Italian but enjoy history and the human condition I recommend this to you also. I have ... Read full review

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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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