The immigrant world of Ybor City: Italians and their Latin neighbors in Tampa, 1885-1985

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University of Illinois Press, 1987 - History - 368 pages
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Documents the history of Ybor City, the immigrant enclave that developed in the late 1800s due to the cigar factories that formed the basis of Tampa's economy for the first part of the 20th century. Read full review

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Documents the history of Ybor City, the immigrant enclave that developed in the late 1800s due to the cigar factories that formed the basis of Tampa's economy for the first part of the 20th century. Read full review

Contents

We Live in Order Not to Die
16
Tampas Evolution as an Urban Center
43
Italians and the Culture of Labor
97
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About the author (1987)

Gary R. Mormino is a professor of history at the University of South Florida. Mormino has written and edited several books about Italian Americans and most importantly one large work about Florida. Mormino has also taught at the Rome University as a Fulbright Scholar.

GEORGE E. POZZETTA is Professor of History at the University of Florida, Gainesville.