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New Explorations in Italian American Studies

Richard N. Juliani and Sandra P. Juliani, eds. 1994

 

25. 1992. New Explorations in Italian American Studies. Richard N. Juliani and Sandra P. Juliani, eds. 1994. 256 pp. Washington, DC. November 12-14, 1992.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements … p. vii
Forward … p. xi

 

PART I. COLUMBUS: RECONSIDERATION AND REVISION
Chapter 1. Columbus and the Rise of American Literature
by Frank J. Cavaioli … p. 3

Chapter 2. Columbus's Religiosity and the Millennium
by Luciano J. Rusich… p. 19

 

Chapter 3. Christopher Columbus, What Have We Done with You? The Renaissance Paradigm
by Harral E. Landry… p. 35

PART II. POLITICAL ISSUES: AT HOME AND ABROAD
Chapter 4. The Italian Democratic Left and Woodrow Wilson: A Venture in Political Collaboration
by Charles Killinger… p. 49

 

Chapter 5. The Fascist/Anti-Fascist Struggle in San Francisco
by Rose Scherini… p. 63

Chapter 6. Italian Democratic Chieftains and the Making of a Democratic Majority among Italian Americans in Pittsburgh
by Stephano Luconi … p. 73

 

PART III. ECONOMIC LIFE: RESOURCES AND ANALYSIS
Chapter 7. Dun and Bradstreet's Assessments of Merchants: A Neglected Source for Italian American Studies
by Luciano J. Iorizzo… p. 85

Chapter 8. Vengo per Fare l'America: The Sojourner Businessman
by Michael LaSorte … p. 91

 

Chapter 9. Ligurian Merchants: Between Italy and the Americas
by Adele Maiello … p. 101

PART IV. CONTEMPORARY IMAGES AND STEREOTYPES
Chapter 10. That's Italian... or Is It? (Un)Popular Images of Italians in American Mass Media
by John R. Mitrano and James G. Mitrano … p. 125

 

Chapter 11. Where is Nella Sorellanza When You Really Need Her?
by Rose Romano … p. 147

PART V. ARTISTIC INTERPRETATIONS: FILM AND POETRY
Chapter 12. Salvatore Giuliano: The Facts, the Myth and Cinema
by Mario Aste … p. 159

 

Chapter 13. On the Poetics of Joseph Tusiani's Gente Mia
by Franco Mulas … p. 177

Chapter 14. "Il Caffe"; "Figs"
by Mary Russo Demetrick… p. 187

 

PART VI. STUDIES IN ASSIMILATION
Chapter 15. Adjustments and Integration: The Italian Experience in Colorado
by Janet E. Worrall… p. 195

Chapter 16. Moral Familism: Italian Americans and Their Societa
by Frank A. Salamone … p. 209

 

Chapter 17. The Italian Americans: Cultural Traits and Socio-economic Achievements
by Louis J. Gasualdi… p. 227

APPENDIX A Program, 25th Annual Conference of the American Italian Historical Association … p. 235

 

APPENDIX B American Italian Historical Association Proceedings… p. 245

Presidents of the American Italian Historical Association … p. 247

 

INDEX … p. 249