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By William J. Connell

There was a wierd reluctance at the a part of historians of the Italian American event to confront the discrimination confronted through Italians and americans of Italian ancestry. This quantity is a daring test through an esteemed group of students and writers to debate the query overtly by way of charting the ancient and cultural obstacles of stereotypes, prejudice, and assimilation. individuals provide a continuing sequence of cultural encounters and reviews in tv, literature, and movie that deserve the eye of a person drawn to the bigger subject matters of yankee history.    

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F. Vanni, 1952), 12–16 and passim. Roderick Cavaliero, Italia Romantica: English Romantics and Italian Freedom (London: Tauris, 2005), is most informative. See also James Patty, Salvator Rosa in French Literature: From the Bizarre to the Sublime (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2005). Lorenzo Da Ponte, Memoirs, trans. Elisabeth Abbot, ed. Arthur Livingston (New York: NYRB, 2000). See also Sheila Hodges, Lorenzo Da Ponte: The Life and Times of Mozart’s Librettist (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2002).

1057/9780230115323 - Anti-Italianism, Edited by William J. com - licensed to Universitetsbiblioteket i Tromsoe - PalgraveConnect - 2011-03-11 30 Peter Vellon 10. ” 11. Some of the more important work on immigration and whiteness includes Eric L. , Are Italians White: How Race is Made in America (New York: Routledge, 2003); Thomas A. Guglielmo, White on Arrival: Italians, Race, Color, and Power in Chicago, 1890–1945 (New York: Oxford University Press, 2003); Matthew Frye Jacobson, Whiteness of a Different Color: European Immigrants and the Alchemy of Race (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1998); Robert Orsi, “The Religious Boundaries of an Inbetween People: Street Feste and the Problem of the Dark-Skinned Other in Italian Harlem, 1920– 1990,” American Quarterly 44 (1992): 313–47; David R.

20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. America, ed. ” See Orsi, 316. Frederick Douglass, Autobiographies: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, and American Slave; My Bondage and My Freedom; Life and Times of Frederick Douglass (New York: Library of America, 1994), 989. See Higham, 65. United States Immigration Commission, “Abstract,” in Reports of the Immigration Commission, 41 vols. (Washington, DC, 1911) [hereafter abbreviated as “USIC, Reports”], 1:14.

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