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Italian Americans: A Retrospective on the Twentieth Century

Paola Sensi-Isolani and Julian Tamburri, eds. 2001

 

Volume 32. 1999. Italian Americans: A Retrospective on the Twentieth Century. Paola Sensi-Isolani and Julian Tamburri, eds. 2001. 271 pp. Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, California. November 11-13, 1999.

 

 

 

Table of Contents

Introduction … p. i

 

Italian Americans in the Social and Political Worlds
Michael Magliari, Producerism’s Last Gasp: G.B. DeBernardi and the Labor Exchange Movement, 1889-1901 … p. 1

Major Peter L. Belmonte, Italian Americans in World War One and World War Two: An Overview … p. 29

 

Stefano Luconi, World War II and Italian-American Voters … p. 51

Marie-Christine Michaud, The Italian-American Community in the 1950s: A Case of Political Assimilation … p. 72

 

Italian Ethnics in a Multicultural United States
James M. Wallace, We Are All Multiculturalists Now: From Melting Pot to Cosmopolitanism … p. 87

Janet E. Worrall, A Comparative Study of Hispanics and Italians in the Southwest … p. 110

 

Phylis Cancilla Martinelli, Italian Workers at Theodore Roosevelt Dam: An Intermediate Ethnic Group in a Diverse Work Force … p. 127

The Italian World of Work
Adele Maiello, Italian Entrepreneurs in the Central Valley of California … p. 149

 

Simone Cinotto, Italian American Food Importers and Ethnic Consumption in 1930s New York … p. 167

Adriano Boncompagni, From Lucca to the ‘Bush’: Lucchesi in Western Australia in the 1920s & 1930 … p. 179

 

Italian Americans and Social/Cultural Transformations
Dawn Esposito, The Women We Are: Images of Italian-American Women in the Cinema … p. 203

George Guida, Analyze This Goombah: Mafia Comedy as Italian American Cultural Expression … p. 225

 

Steven J. Belluscio, A Brief History of Italian/American Literary Criticism: Sixty Years of Breaking Silences … p. 245