Book Presentation: The Routledge History of Italian Americans

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 6 pm. The Routledge History of Italian Americans. Edited by William J. Connell and Stanislao G. Pugliese. Free, open to the public, and held at the Calandra Institute - 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York NY 10036. RSVP by calling (212) 642-2094. Editors William J. Connell and Stanislao G. Pugliese, as well as a number of the book's contributors, will be in attendance to discuss the work.

The Routledge History of Italian Americans weaves a narrative of the trials and triumphs of one of the nation's largest ethnic groups. This history, comprising original essays by leading scholars and critics, addresses themes that include the Columbian legacy, immigration, the labor movement, discrimination, anarchism, Fascism, World War II patriotism, assimilation, gender identity, and popular culture.

This landmark volume offers a clear and accessible overview of work in the growing academic field of Italian American studies. Rich illustrations bring the story to life, drawing out the aspects of Italian American history and culture that make this ethnic group essential to the American experience.

SOURCE: John D. Calandra Italian American Institute

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