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The imagined immigrant

Ilaria Serra

The imagined immigrant

images of Italian emigration to the United States between 1890 and 1924

by Ilaria Serra

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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press in Madison .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Italians -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Italians -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Italians -- United States -- Public opinion -- History.,
  • Italians -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Immigrants -- United States -- Public opinion -- History.,
  • Public opinion -- United States -- History.,
  • Interviews -- United States.,
  • American letters.,
  • United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History.,
  • Italy -- Emigration and immigration -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementIlaria Serra.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.I8 S4713 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23070687M
    ISBN 109780838641989
    LC Control Number2008055090

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Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, pages. In The Imagined Immigrant, Ilaria Serra undertakes the ambitious task of exploring the turn-of-the-century Italian imago migrationis, what she calls that “complex.

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Mengestu’s debut is narrated by Sepha Stephanos, an Ethiopian immigrant who, years after escaping revolution in his home country, runs a grocery store in Washington D.C.

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