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Italian Americans : The History and Culture of a People (Hardcover) (Eric Martone)

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This reference for students in high school and up begins with a chronology from 1492 to 2014, then provides 180 entries about the influence of Italian Americans on US history and culture. Each entry explains terms and provides an overview; most contain cross-references, and some contain sidebars. Part 1 looks at patterns of emigration and urban and rural settlement, while Parts 2 and explores civic engagement, economic life, and cultural and religious life. Part 4 reports on Italian American contributions to science, literature, and the arts, and Part 5 details their contributions to sports, entertainment, and popular culture. The reference also presents about 60 pages of primary documents and a list of selected Italian American history and culture museums. The book is illustrated with b&w photos. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 554
Genre: History, Social Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Abc-Clio Inc
Author: Eric Martone
Language: English
Street Date: December 12, 2016
TCIN: 51654996
UPC: 9781610699945
Item Number (DPCI): 248-27-5962
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