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Monday, 15 February 2010

Books on Italian Genealogy Research

This list is in alphabetical order by title of book, the country that the book gives reference too is in bold letters after the title. If you know of any useful Italian Genealogy book that I can add to the list please let me know.


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A Courageous People From the Land of the Dolomites by Fr. Bonifcacio Bolognani (All countries)

Description; 500 page of Trentino emigration, this book has led many to sources and information.
ISBN:
Publisher: information from International Tyrolean and Trentino Organization of North America,11020 Nelson Street,Westchester, IL 60154

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A Monument for Italian Canadian Immigrants by G.Scardellato and Manuela Scarci (Canada)

Description; Regional Migration from Italy to Canada
ISBN: 0772789541
Publisher: University of Toronto, Centre for International Studies

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A Portrait of the Italian Canadians by Kenneth Bagnell (Canada)

Description; History of the Italian presence in Canada
ISBN: 0 771593864
Publisher: Macmillan of Canada
Buy book Canadese: A Portrait of the Italian Canadians


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A Student's Guide to Italian American Genealogy by Terra Castiglia Brockman (USA)

Description; A Student's Guide to Italian American Genealogy teaches students to collect data, obtain and evaluate documents and use the latest electronic tools for researching, conducting and recording eyewitness accounts of historical events in family life.
ISBN: 0 897749731
Publisher: Oryx Press
Buy book A Student's Guide to Italian American Genealogy (Oryx American Family Tree Series)


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All our fathers: the north Italian colony in industrial Cape Breton by Esperanza Maria Razzolini (Canada)

Description; E.M. Razzolini examines Italian settlements in Sydney and Glace Bay.
ISBN:
Publisher: International Education Centre, Saint Mary's University
Buy book All our fathers: The north Italian colony in industrial Cape Breton (Ethnic heritage series)

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An Italian Passage: Immigrants to Three American Cities 1870-1930 by John Walker Briggs
(USA)

Description; Briggs’ book examines the Italian communities in Utica and Rochester, New York and in Kansas City, Missouri during the migration period of 1880 to 1920 to America.
ISBN:
Publisher: Yale University
Buy book An Italian Passage: Immigrants to Three American Cities, 1890-1930

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Arandora Star Una Tragedia Dimenticata by Maria Serena Balestracci (All)

Description; Italian language publication about the sinking of the Arandora Star and the tragic events that surrounded it. Interesting and informative from an Italian viewpoint.
ISBN:
Publisher: Millenium Editrice,Parma

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Archbishop Corrigan and the Italian Immigrants by Stephen Michael DiGiovanni (USA)

Description; In this study of Italian newcomers to New York during the episcopate of Archbishop Michael A. Corrigan (1885-1902), Stephen DiGiovanni contributes to a balanced understanding of the encounter between Italians and the American Church.
ISBN: 0879737034
Publisher: Our Sunday Visitor
Buy book Archbishop Corrigan and the Italian Immigrants


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Arrangiarsi; The Italian Immigration Experience in Canada by Roberto Perin (Canada)

Description;The first comprehensive study of the Italian presence in Canada, this collection of essays captures the experience of a group of people who helped build a nation. Through historical, literary, and artistic media, this critical analysis explores how Italian immigrants perceived Canada and were seen by its citizens, as well as their ambitions, setbacks, and strategies for adapting to a new land.
ISBN:1550712551
Publisher: Guernica Editions
   Buy book Arrangiarsi (Picas Series)

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Artisan Entrepreneurs by F Bovenkerk (Holland)


Description; In english. Two Centuries of Italian Immigration to the Netherlands. Through recent ethnographic study of European international migration, a new type of temporary migrant has been identified that has been important historically : artisan entrepreneurs. The description of four such Italian groups to the Netherlands (chimney sweeps, mosaic workers, makers of plaster figures and ice-cream vendors) demonstrates how the demands of their trades have shaped their social histories.
ISBN:01979183
Publisher:Blackwell,Oxford



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Asociacionismo, trabajo e identidad étnica by F.J.Devoto (In Spanish) (Argentina & S.America)

Description; The Italians in Latin America comparing perspectives. los italianos en América Latina en una perspectiva comparada.
ISBN:9509979910
Publisher: CEMLA - CSER - IEHS
Buy book Asociacionismo, trabajo e identidad etnica: Los italianos en America Latina en una perspectiva comparada (Spanish Edition)




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At war in Italy 1943-1945, True adventures in enemy territory by Malcolm Tudor (Italy)

Description: Malcolm Tudor uncovers Allied prisoner of war escapes, secret missions by land, sea and air, and guerrilla warfare alongside the Italian partisans.
ISBN: 0953896447
Publisher: Emilia Publishing
Buy book: http://www.emiliapublishing.com/


 
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Barometer Makers and Retailers 1660 - 1900 by Edwin Banfield (UK)

Description; A very useful listing of barometer makers and retailers. Also useful for dating Victorian clocks and scientific instruments sold by the same retailers after 1850.
ISBN: 0 948382066
Publisher:Antique Collectors Club
Buy book Barometer Makers and Retailers 1660-1900


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Bella Brum by Dorren Hopwood & Margaret Dilloway
(UK)

Description; A History Of Birmingham's Italian Community. Over a century ago seasonal workers began to arrive in Birmingham from the Lazio region of Southern Italy. These young men brought the sounds and colours of their native land to the densely populated streets of the city. Eventually they transformed part of Digbeth into a 'Little Italy'.
ISBN:0709302193
Publisher: Birmingham City Council Department of Leisure & Co
Buy book Bella Brum



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Beyond the wire by Malcolm Tudor (Italy)

Description; Beyond the Wire describes the exploits of Allied POWs in German-occupied Italy, the Italians who helped them, and the incredible escapes many servicemen made to Switzerland or through enemy lines to Allied forces.
ISBN:0953896455
Publisher:Emilia Publishing
Buy book http://www.emiliapublishing.com/


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Bloodlines: Vito allo Specchio by Owen Logan (Scotland)

description; Owen Logan, a distinguished photographer, was born in 1963 to a Scottish father and Italian mother. Through a series of over 50 photographs he captures scenes of Italy and mirrors how the traditions have been kept alive by the communities in Britain. The artistic and emotive images bear witness in a moving way to the immigrants' longing for their homeland.
ISBN: 0948797096
Publisher: Publisher: Cornerhouse Publications
Buy book Bloodlines


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Brava gente! Os Italianos em Sao Paulo, 1870-1920by Zuleika Alvim (Brazil)

Description; In Portugues, Brave People, the Italians in Sao Paulo
ISBN:
Publisher:Editora Brasiliense

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Bread and Respect:The Italians of Louisiana by A.V. Margavio (USA)

Description; Using vignettes, family histories, and census as well as other historical records, this book examines how Italian culture shaped the lives of the immigrants to Louisiana and, in turn, how experiences in Louisiana modified the Old World values and culture the Italians brought with them.
ISBN: 1 589800230
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
Buy book Bread and Respect: The Italians of Louisiana


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Buongiorno Australia by Robert Pascoe (Australia)

Description; Italian immigrants to Australia
ISBN: 0 864360622
Publisher: Greenhouse Publications
Buy books Buongiorno Australia: Our Italian heritage


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Catching Fireflies, Capturing the dream of a Tuscan vineyard by Tony Rocca (UK)

Description; The story of Tony and Mira Rocca's struggle to relocate from the UK and set up a new life in Tuscany. It follows the purchase of 'Collelungo', a dilapidated property they planned to convert into an agriturismo hotel, and their financial struggles which led to them starting their own wine business for the first time.
ISBN: 1 844135942
Publisher: Century
Buy book CATCHING FIREFLIES: CAPTURING THE DREAM OF A TUSCAN VINEYARD


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Cenni Storici Sull'emigrazione Italiana Nelle Americhe E in Australia by R. De Felice (All)

Description; In Italian, 100 years of Italian Imigracion to America and Australia
ISBN: 08820415917
Publisher: F.Angeli, Milan
Buy book Cenni storici sull'emigrazione italiana nelle Americhe e in Australia (Italian Edition)



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Chicago's Italians:Immigrants, Ethnics, Americans by Dominic Candeloro (USA)

Description; Since 1850, Chicago has felt the benefits of a vital Italian presence. These immigrants formed much of the unskilled workforce employed to build up this and many other major U.S. cities. From often meager and humble beginnings, Italians built and congregated in neighborhoods that came to define the Chicago landscape.
ISBN: 0738524565
Publisher. Arcadia Publishing
Buy book Chicago's Italians: Immigrants, Ethnics, Americans (Making of America: Illinois)


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Christ Stopped at Eboli The Story of a Year by Carlo Levi: (Italy)

Description; It was to Lucania, a desolate land in southern Italy, that Carlo Levi - a doctor, painter, philosopher, and man of letters - was confined as a political prisoner because of his opposition to Italy's Fascist government at the start of the Ethiopian war in 1935.
ISBN: 0 374503168
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Buy book Christ Stopped at Eboli: The Story of a Year


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Continental Tastes by Peter Barber & Peter Jacomelli (UK)

Description; Ticinese emigrants and their Café-Restaurants in Britain 1847-1987
ISBN: 0 904491374
Publisher: Camden History Society



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Dalla frontiera alle Little Italies: gli Italiani in Canada1800-1945, by Robert F. Harney (Canada)

Description; In italian, Storia dell'emigrazione italiana in Canada
ISBN: 8 875730962
Publisher: Bonacci Editore, Rome
Buy book Dalla frontiera alle Little Italies: gli Italiani in Canada, 1800-1945 (I Fatti Della Storia, 13)


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                                  Diary of a Teddy Boy by Mim Scala (UK)
                 
  Description; An autobiography by Mim Scala, his family owned an ice cream parlour    in North End Road, Fulham.
  ISBN: 1-903305-01- 2
  Publisher: Sistric Books
                   
  Buy book Diary of a Teddy Boy: A Memoir of the Long Sixties



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Discovering your Italian Ancestorsby Lyn Nelson (All)

Description; A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Italian Ancestors: How to Find and Record Your Unique Heritage
ISBN: 1 558704264
Publisher: Betterway Books
Buy book A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Italian Ancestors: How to Find and Record Your Unique Heritage (Genealogist's Guides to Discovering Your Ancestor...)


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Divided Loyalties by Lucio Sponza (UK)

Description; Italians in Britain during the Second World War
ISBN: 3 906763005
Publisher: Verlag Peter Lang
Buy book Divided Loyalties: Italians In Britain During The Second World War


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Do outro lado do Atlântico: um século de imigração italiana no Brasil by Angelo Trento (Brasil)

Description; In Portugues; From the other side of the Atlantic, 100 years of Imigracion to Brazil
ISBN: 9 788521305637
Publisher: Liveria Nobel S.A.
Buy book Do outro lado do Atlantico: Um seculo de imigracao italiana no Brasil (Portuguese Edition)


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Eh, Paesan!: Being Italian in Toronto by Nicholas DeMaria Harney (Canada)

Description; In this book Nicholas DeMaria Harney invites us to explore with him the symbols and sites of Italian culture in Toronto.
ISBN: 0 802080995
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Buy book Eh, Paesan!: Being Italian in Toronto (Anthropological Horizons)

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Enemies within: Italians and Other Internees in Canada and Abroad by Angelo Principe (Canada)

Description; "Enemies Within" is the first study of its kind to examine not only the making and uneven implementation of internment policy.
ISBN: 0 802082351
Publisher: University of Toronto
Buy book Enemies Within: Italian and Other Internees in Canada and Abroad

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Escape from Italy 1943-45: Allied Escapers and Helpers in Fascist Italy by Malcolm Tudor (Italy)

Description: Malcolm tells the story of the greatest mass escape of World War II. In September 1943 almost 50,000 British and Allied prisoners of war fled into the Italian countryside. Thousands of civilians risked their lives to help the servicemen.
ISBN: 0953896412
Publisher Emilia Publishing

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Exporting Fascism: Italian Fascists and Britain's Italians in the 1930s by Claudia Baldoli (UK)

Description; The Italian community in Britain has always been small, but also quite highly concentrated – and strategically important in terms of the Italian presence in the world. Baldoli analyses both the policies adopted by fascism towards Italians in the UK as well as the reaction of Italians, and the British to those policies.
ISBN: 1 859737617
Publisher: Berg, Oxford

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Family and Community: Italian Immigrants in Buffalo, 1880-1930 by Virginia Yans-McLaughlin (USA)

Description; A vividly human presentation of the Italian migration to America. Real people appear here, with ordeals and hopes, successes and failures, in all of the circumstances envisioned by the marriage vows.
ISBN: 0252009167
Pubisher: University of Illinois Press
Buy book Family and Community: Italian Immigrants in Buffalo, 1880-1930

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Family Tree Guide To Finding Your Ellis Island Ancestors by Sharon Debartolo Carmack (All)

Description; An estimated 40 percent of Americans descended from an Ellis Island immigrant - as many as 100 million people - but until now there was no comprehensive guide for researching these early ancestors. . . . It's the perfect place for the millions of people who visit the Ellis Island Web site and museum to turn for practical research help.
ISBN: 1558706941
Publisher: Family Tree Books
Buy book Family Tree Guide to Finding Your Ellis Island Ancestors: A Genealogist's Essential Guide to Navigating the Ellis Island Database and Passenger Arrival List

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Fascism, Anti-fascism And Italians In Australia by Gianfranco Cresciani (Australia)

Description; Fascism. Involvement of Italian immigrants. Australia, 1922-1945
ISBN: 0708111580
Publisher: Australian National University Press
Buy book Fascism, anti-fascism, and Italians in Australia, 1922-1945


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Fifty Years of Ice Cream Vehicles by Stuart Whitby and Alan Earnshaw (UK)

Description; Tracing the history of ice cream mobiling in the UK over the past five decades, 1949 - 1999. A very informative and well illustrated book.
ISBN: 1903106088
Publisher: Trans-Pennine Publishing
Buy book Fifty Years of Ice Cream Vehicles, 1949-99 (Nostalgia Road)

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Finding Italian Roots by John Philip Colleta Phd (All)

Description; A good resource book for all genealogists of Italian origin, discussing civil records in Italy, religious records, advice on searching and a glossary of Italian language terms. Although the book is written by an Italian American, the source addresses in Italy are valid to descendants in all countries.
ISBN: 0806313935
Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Co.Inc.
Buy book Finding Italian Roots: The Complete Guide for Americans

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Finding Your Italian Ancestors: A Beginner's Guide by Suzanne Russo Adams (All)

Description; Become more proficient with searching the site. Explore obscure databases you didnt know existed. Create and develop your own family tree. You will learn to do all of these things and more in The Official Guide to Ancestry.com.
ISBN: 01593313241
Publisher: Ancestry.com
Buy book Finding Your Italian Ancestors: A Beginner's Guide (Finding Your Ancestors)

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Forte The Autobiography of Charles Forte (UK)

Description; Lord Forte, who rose to Chairman of Trusthouse Forte one of the largest combined hotel and catering businesses in the world. An history of his early life, from his birth in a hiltop village in a hamlet of Frosinone, Italy, to his rise to become one of Britain's most respected and successful business men.
ISBN: 0 283991585
Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd
Buy book Forte

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Four Centuries of Italian American History by Giovanni Schiavo (USA)

Description; American Italian History contains a mine of information relating to the cultural contributions of Italians in America.
ISBN: 9998761557
Publisher: Center Migration Studies
Buy book Four Centuries of Italian American History

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From an Antique Land: Italians in Canada edited by F.C.Hardwick (Canada)

Description;
ISBN:
Publisher: Oakville,Ontario
Buy book FROM AN ANTIQUE LAND Italians in Canada (Canadian Culture Series 6)

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From Italy to San Francisco: The Immigrant Experience by Dino Cinel
(USA)

Description; Cinel’s book is a study of a 2000 family sample of Italians who migrated to San Francisco from the 1850s to the 1930s. The work describes the ambivalence, perplexity and conflict of the Italian immigrants in San Francisco.
ISBN: 0804711178
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Buy book From Italy to San Francisco: The Immigrant Experience

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From Paesani to White Ethnics:The Italian Experience in Philadelphia by Stefano Luconi.(USA)

Description; From Paesani to White Ethnics analyzes the process by which people of Italian descent renegotiated their sense of community and ethnic self-perception in Philadelphia from the late nineteenth century to the end of the twentieth.
ISBN: 0791448584
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Buy book From Paesani to White Ethnics: The Italian Experience in Philadelphia (Suny Series in Italian/American Culture)

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From Sicily to Elizabeth Street: Housing and Social Change Among Italian Immigrants, 1880-1930 by Donna R. Gabaccia (USA)

Description; It begins with a uniquely detailed description of the Sicilian backgrounds and moves on to recreate Elizabeth Street in lower Manhattan, a neighborhood inhabited by some 8,200 Italians.
ISBN: 0873957695
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Buy book From Sicily to Elizabeth Street: Housing and Social Change Among Italian Immigrants, 1880-1930 (Suny Series in American Social History)

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From the Serchio to the Solway by Giancarlo Rinaldi (Scotland)

Description; This volume is the story of a century of Italian immigration to Dumfries. The social history of the Italians and their life is told through personal accounts of their experience from the first settlers to the new generation of 'Italo - Scozzessi'
ISBN: 0946280339
Publisher: Dumfries and Galloway Libraries
Buy book From the Serchio to the Solway

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Greenwich Village, 1920-1930by Caroline Ware (USA)

Description; Ware’s study examines the life of Italian Americans in Greenwich Village in the 1920s. This work gives emphasis to the breakdown of traditional family patterns and paesani loyalties as the second generation Italian Americans obtained American customs.
ISBN: 0520085663
Publisher: University of California Press
Buy book Greenwich Village, 1920-1930 (Classics in Urban History)

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Growing Up Italian in Chicagoby Lea Bertani Vozar Newman (USA)

Description; A memoir of the first eighteen years in the life of a daughter of Italian immigrants growing up in a nurturing household in the Italian neighborhood on the near north side of Chicago through the depression years of the 1930s and into the 1940s.
ISBN: 0974638900
Publisher: Bertani Books
Buy book Growing Up Italian in Chicago

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Guida generale degli Italiani in Gran Bretagna [1939] (UK)

Description; This is an excellent documentry book which contains almost 80% of the Italians living within the UK during 1939. There is publicity for their businesses and their home and work address. This is now out of publish but the Anglo Italian FHS do have a copy and will do look ups.
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Publisher:London, E. Ercoli, 1939

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Handy Guide to Italian Genealogical Records by Floren Stocks Preece
(All)

Description; How to research Italian Genealogical records.
ISBN: 9996474607
Publisher: Everton Pub
Buy book Handy Guide to Italian Genealogical Records(B50)

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History of the Italians in New Mexico byFrederick G. Bohme (USA)

Description; This book provides a description of the Italian American experience in New Mexico from 1850 to 1950. The book discusses the importance of the Italian settlers as mediators between the Anglo-Saxon and Hispanic culture in New Mexico.
ISBN: 0405063938
Ayer Co Pub
Buy book History of the Italians in New Mexico (The Italian American experience)

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Immigrants In America - The Italian-americans by Catherine M. Petrini (USA)

Description; Each Immigrants in America volume describes the immigrants' reasons for leaving their native country, challenges the people faced in their new home and the group's lasting legacy. Primary source quotations enrich the stories and enhance the clear, compelling narrative.
ISBN: 1560068825
Publisher: Lucent Books
Buy book Immigrants in America - The Italian-Americans

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Immigrants In The Lands Of Promise: Italians In Buenos Aires And New York City, 1870-1914 by Samuel L. Baily (Argentina & USA)

Description; Baily examines the adjustment of Italians in the two cities, comparing such factors as employment opportunities, skill levels, pace of migration, degree of prejudice, and development of the Italian community. Of the two destinations, Buenos Aires offered Italians more extensive opportunities, and those who elected to move there tended to have the appropriate education or training to succeed.
ISBN: 0801435625
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Buy book Immigrants in the Lands of Promise: Italians in Buenos Aires and New York City, 1870-1914 (Cornell Studies in Comparative History)

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Immigrants on the Hill: Italian-Americans in St. Louis, 1882-1982 by Gary R. Mormino (USA)

Description; Mormino relates the Hill story to the broader ones of the immigrant, ethnic, urban, and American experience. He compares Hill Italians to those in other American cities and to other ethnic groups in St. Louis.
ISBN: 0826214053
Publisher: University of Missouri Press
Buy book Immigrants on the Hill: Italian-Americans in St. Louis, 1882-1982

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Impact: The Historical Account of the Italian Immigrants of Ridgefield, Connecticut. By Aldo P. Biagiotti (USA)

Description; Biagiotti’s book explains the lives of Italian immigrants in Ridgefield, Connecticut from the early 1900s to the 1940s. This work describes these immigrants’ experiences during the prohibition era, the Great Depression and World War II. It also examines the discrimination against the Italian immigrants of Ridgefield and the mutual aid society, nicknames and sayings of this group.
ISBN: 0962727806
Publisher: Romald Press
Buy book Impact: The Historical Account of the Italian Immigrants of Ridgefield, Connecticut

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Island of Barbed Wire by Connery Chappell (UK)

Description; The Remarkable Story of World War Two Internment on the Isle of Man.
ISBN: 0709077548
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
Buy book Island of Barbed Wire: The Remarkable Story of World War Two Internment on the Isle of Man


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Isle of the Displaced by Joe Pieri (Scotland)

Description; Joe Pieri was born in Tuscany in 1919 but he has spent all his life as an Italian in Glasgow. In June 1940 Mussolini declared war on Britain and Winston Churchill uttered his famous 'collar the lot' command. Most of the Italians arrested were sent to internment camps on the Isle of Man but Joe's fate was different. This book tells his story of how owing to a governmental blunder he was shipped 3000 miles and spent three years in a POW camp on St. Helene's Island, in the shadow of the Jacques Cartier bridge spanning the St. Lawrence river in Montreal.
ISBN: 1897784570
Publisher: Neil Wilson Publishing
Buy book Isle of the Displaced: Italian-Scot's Memoirs of Internment During the Second World War

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Italian Americans by Joseph Lopreato (USA)

Description; An excellent study of Italian life in the period just prior to the mass immigration from Italy
ISBN: 0394303741
Publisher: Random House
Buy book Italian Americans.

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Italian Anarchism: 1864–1892by Nunzio Pernicone (All)

Description; Historians have frequently portrayed Italian anarchism as a marginal social movement that was doomed to succumb to its own ideological contradictions once Italian society modernized. Challenging such conventional interpretations, Nunzio Pernicone provides a sympathetic but critical treatment of Italian anarchism that traces the movement's rise, transformation, and decline from 1864 to 1892.
ISBN: 0691056927
Publisher: AK Press
Buy book Italian Anarchism, 1864-1892

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Italian Emigrants, Italian Immigrants by Tina Bochicchio Woetzel (USA)

Description; The Labella Family Of Avigliano, Potenza, Basilicata, Italy And Port Chester, New York, United States Of America. This book takes us step by step into the history of our Italian ancestors. It highlights the major external forces--geographic, cultural, social, economic, and political--that affected their decisions to leave Italy.
ISBN: 0595317006
Publisher: Iuniverse
Buy book Italian Emigrants, Italian Immigrants: The Labella Family of Avigliano, Potenza, Basilicata, Italy and Port Chester, New York, United States of America

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Italian Genealogical Records by Trafford Cole (ALL)

Description; This comprehensive reference covers Italian records in wonderfully extensive detail! Author Trafford Cole has been a professional researcher of Italian genealogy for over eighteen years.
ISBN: 0916489582
Publisher: Ancestry Publishing
Buy book Italian Genealogical Records: How to Use Italian Civil, Ecclesiastical & Other Records in Family History Research

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Italian Immigrants(Immigration to the United States) by Michael Burgan (USA)

Description;A highly appealing introduction to the topic, Italian Immigrants provides a brief history of Italian Americans, their contributions to American society, and highlights of their history. After discussing the first Italian immigrants in colonial America, the book moves on to describe the first great wave of migration and the role of Italians during the American Revolution and the early republic.
ISBN: 0816056811
Publisher: Facts on File
Buy book Italian Immigrants (Immigration to the United States)

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Italian Immigrants in Louisiana Sugar Parishes by J.Scarpaci (USA)

Description; Italian Immigrants in Louisiana Sugar Parishes Recruitment Labor Conditions and Community Relations 1880-1910: Recruitment, Labor Conditions, and Community 1880-1910.
ISBN: 0405134517
Publisher: Arno Press
Buy book Italian Immigrants in Louisiana Sugar Parishes Recruitment Labor Conditions and Community Relations 1880-1910: Recruitment, Labor Conditions, and Community ... 1880-1910 (American Ethnic Groups)




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Italian immigrants in nineteenth-century Britain by Lucio Sponza (UK)

Description; The movement of labouring people both within the Italian peninsula and abroad (be it seasonal, temporary or permanent) had been a traditional mode of life for many Italians from time immemorial.
ISBN: 0718512871
Publisher: Leicester University Press
Buy book Italian Immigrants in Nineteenth Century Britain: Realities and Images

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Italian Immigrants in Rural and Small Town America By Rudolph J. Vecoli (USA)

Description; Lured by work and regional ties, immigrants gravitated to places they could find work.
ISBN: 0934675147
Publisher: American Italian Historical Association
Buy book Italian Immigrants in Rural and Small Town America


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Italian immigration and the impact of the padrone system by Luciano John Iorizzo(USA)

Description; How the Padrone system workes and where throughout the USA.
ISBN: 0405134290
Publisher: Arno Press
Buy book Italian Immigration and the Impact of the Padrone (American ethnic groups)


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Italian Immigration into Scotland by Alison E Harvey Wood (Scotland)

Description; European Immigration into Scotland.
ISBN:
Publisher: Glasgow:Scottish Association of Family History Societies

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Italian Merchants and Shipping in Southampton 1270 - 1600 by Alwyn Ruddock (UK)

Description;
ASIN: B0000CI1SV
Publisher: University College Southampton
Buy book Italian merchants and shipping in Southampton, 1270-1600 (Southampton records series)

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Italian Roots in Australian Soil By Joseph Gentilli (Australia)

Description; Italian Migration to Western Australia 1829-1946. A history of Italian migration to W.A. from 1829-1946. Chapters include brief biographical histories of selected individual migrants
ISBN: 0909678243
Publisher: W A Nedlands, University of Western Australia
Buy book Italian migration to Western Australia, 1829-1946 (Geowest)


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Italian-American Family History by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack (USA)

Description; Italian Americans have customs, folkways, beliefs, and behaviors that are unique to their culture. By familiarizing yourself with this culture, you increase your chances of successfully researching your Italian ancestors. This book enables you to evaluate American records for information specific to Italian-American research, to appreciate the importance of Italian-American cultural perspective, and to write a readable and interesting family narrative.
ISBN: 080631527X
Publisher Genealogical Publishing Company
Buy book Italian-American Family History: A Guide to Researching and Writing About Your Heritage


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Italian-americans In Rhode Island vol.II by Joseph M. Muratore (USA)

Description; A second book on Italian-Americans in Rhode Island that includes many new images. Italian-Americans in Rhode Island Volume II covers the history of the early Italian settlers, who quickly established themselves in the jewelry business, the manufacturing field, and construction business, thus creating thousands of jobs for the immigrants who followed.
ISBN: 0738549401
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Buy book ITALIAN-AMERICANS IN RHODE ISLAND VOL 2 (RI)

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Italiani in Scozia: The Story of the Scots Italians by Murdoch Rodgers Odyssey (Scotland)

Description; Voices from Scotland's Recent Past
ISBN:
Publisher: Polygon Books

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Italian-immigrants-abroad by Vittorio Briani (ALL)

Description; Edited and with a new introduction and supplemental bibliography by Francesco Cordasco. A bibliography on the Italian experience outside Italy in Europe, the America, Australia, and Africa, Detroit.
ISBN: 0879170697
Publisher: B.Ethridge Books
Buy book Italian Immigrants Abroad: A Bibliography on the Italian Experience Outside Italy in Europe, the Americas, Australia, and Africa = Emigrazione e Lavoro ... Bibliografico (English and Italian Edition)

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Italians and Germans in Australiaby W. D. Borrie & D. R. G Packer (Australia)

Description; A study of assimilation, Includes bibliographical references and index.
Available in the National Library of Australia collection.
ASIN: B000O8TGFS
Publisher: Published for the Australian National University [by] F.W. Cheshire (Melbourne)
Buy book ITALIANS AND GERMANS IN AUSTRALIA - A Study of Assimilation

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Italians in Michigan Discovering the Peoples of Michigan by Russell M. Magnaghi (USA)

Description; Russell M. Magnaghi celebrates the accomplishments of Michigan's famous and not-so-famous Italian sons and daughters as he documents their struggles and achievements. Through the tenacity and hard work of the immigrants and their descendents, Italians in Michigan have progressed from unskilled laborers to some of the highest positions in business, politics, culture, and education.
ISBN: 0870135996
Publisher: Michigan State University Press
Buy book Italians in Michigan (Discovering the Peoples of Michigan Series)

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Italians in Missouri (The Italian American experience)
by Giovanni E. Schiavo (USA)

Description; History of the Italians who emigrated to Missouri
ISBN: 0405064217
Publisher: Arno Press
Buy book Italians in Missouri (The Italian American experience)

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Italians in New Orleans (Images of America)by Dominic Candeloro (USA)

Description; Between 1850 and 1870, New Orleans boasted the largest Italian-born population of any city in the United States. Its early Italian immigrants included musicians, business leaders, and diplomats.
ISBN: 0738516929
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
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Italians in Toronto: Development of a National Identity, 1875-1935 by John E. Zucchi (Canada)

Description; Italians began migrating to Toronto in large numbers toward the end of the nineteenth century. Many of these immigrants were peasants who arrived in the new world with only a vague sense of nationality.
ISBN: 0773507825
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press
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Italians in Transition by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack (USA)

Description; Italians in Transition shows how the lives of the Vallarelli and DeBartolo generations changed or stayed the same as a result of immigration, and it is illustrative of many Italian families who came to this country.
ISBN: 0880821515
Publisher: Newbury Street Press
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Italians of Northeastern Pennsylvania by Stephanie Longo (USA)

Description; Using vintage and recent photographs, Italians of Northeastern Pennsylvania shows how the Italian immigrants to this area, some of whom arrived with little more than the clothes on their back, became well-respected community leaders.
ISBN: 0738536393
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
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Italians of the American Northwest by Charley Vingo (USA)

Description; Charley Vingo was born in Spokane, Washington, in the early 1900s; but his family came from St. Stefano del Sol, province of Avellino
ISBN: 1930580088
Publisher: Ulyssian Publications
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Italians of Western Canada by Giovanni Germano.(Canada)

Description; In Italian, How a Community Centre is Born. Title in Italian "Gli Italiani del Canada occidentale"
ISBN:
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La Colonia Italiana di Manchester (1794 - 1932) written by Professor Valmigli (UK)

Description; Gives a factual account of the development of the Italian community of Manchester from the late 1800s to the 1930s, and includes the devdelopment of Little Italy and famous Italians who visited Manchester.
ISBN:
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Leaving Little Italy by Fred L. Gardaphe (USA)


Description; Leaving Little Italy explores the various forces that have shaped and continue to mold Italian American culture.
ISBN: 0791459179
Publisher: Sunny Press
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Lime, Lemon & Sarsaparilla by Colin Hughes (Wales)

Description; This book evokes the life of the Italian community in south Wales from the end of the 19th century to the end of the Second World War, when the Italian café was central to the social life of many small communities in the industrialized valleys. Also included is information on the treatment of Italian internees during the war and the tragic case of the Andorra Star. Included are archive photographs that produce a revealing and accessible history of the recent past.
ISBN: 1854110837
Publisher: Seren
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Little Italy A History of Liverpool's Italian Community
by Terry Cooke (UK)

Description; Terry Cooke, has produced the first account of Liverpool’s Little Italy,recalling the traditions and achievements of the community, as well as gathering personal memories from present generations. Little Italy offers a look back at Liverpool’s diverse Italian heritage, providing an essential chapter in the city's social history.
ISBN: 1872568971
Publisher: The Bluecoat Press
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Little Italy by Tudor Allen(UK)

Description; The story of London’s Italian quarter.
ISBN: 1900846217
Publisher: Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre Holborn Library 32-38 Theobalds Road London WC1X 8PA
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Liverpool's Italian Families by Debra D'Annunzio (UK)

Description; Debra's family were part of the mass migration from Italy and settled in Liverpool as a part of the vibrant Italian community.
ISBN: 9780955485459
Publisher: AJH Publishing
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Living with the Wire: Civilian Internment in the Isle of Man during the two World Wars. by Yvonne M. Cresswell (Scotland)

Description; Civilian Internment in the Isle of Man During Two World Wars.
ISBN: 0901106356
Douglas: Manx National Heritage
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Los Italianos y la integración nacional by M.C. Nascimbene (Argentina)

Description; Historia evolutiva de la colectividad Italiana en Argentina, 1835-1965
ISBN: 9507861335
Publisher: Ediciones Seleccion Editorial B.Ramirez
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Manchester's Little Italy by Anthony Rea (UK)

Discription; Never intended as a dry social history of Ancoats, the book paints a picture of Little Italy through anecdotes of its colourful inhabitants. It was first published in 1988, at a time when Ancoats had become virtually forgotten.
ISBN: 1852160209
Publisher: Neil Richardson
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My Father Came from Italy: A Daughter's Memoir of Reunion by Maria Coletta McLean (Italy)

Description; After 64 years, Mezzabotte Coletta, a retired truck driver for a Toronto macaroni factory, is returning to his native Italia. Hoping to avoid the wounds of his difficult marriage and the onset of senility, father and daughter retrace footsteps that yield from the Saint of Special Favors a miraculous recovery.
ISBN: 1551923564
Publisher: Raincoast Books
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North of Naples, South of Rome by Paolo Tullio (ALL)

Description; My maternal grandfather Vincienzo Schiavi(o) was born in Gallinaro, a small town in the Comino Valley, North of Naples, South of Rome. This is also the birthplace of the author of this book, Paolo Tullio, who recounts the local customs and events, from market day to truffle-hunting, wine-making, food, local buildings and folklore. As someone who spent many happy months in Gallinaro as a child, I can recommend this book to all homesick 'Ciociaria' around the world.
ISBN: 1874675821
Publisher: The Lilliput Press
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Os italianos no Brasil by Franco Cenni (Brasil)

Description; In Portugues, The Italians in Brazil
ISBN: 8531406714
Publisher: EDUSP, Sao Paulo

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Paper hero: "At His Majesty's pleasure" by L.N.Giovannelli (Scotland)

Description; Personal experiences of an Italian internee and later Manx resident in the Metropole camp 1940-1944.
ISBN: 0950058521
Publisher: Douglas Island Development Co. Ltd.
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Passage to Liberty by A.Kenneth Ciongoli & Jay Parini (USA)

Description; The Story of Italian Immigration and the Rebirth of America.Ciongoli and Parini delve into the great wave of Italian immigration that began in the late 19th century, exploring everything from conditions in Italy to the Italian assimilation in the U.S.
ISBN: 0060089024
Publisher: Regan Books
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Prisoners and Partisans by Malcolm Tudor (Italy)

Description; Thrilling true stories of survival in enemy territory. During WWII more than 20,000 British and Allied servicemen escaped to Switzerland or crossed the lines within Italy. The majority were saved by civilians and members of the Resistance. 'What counted most was the kindness of strangers.'
ISBN: 0953896439
Publisher: Emilia Publishing
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River of Memory by Joe Pieri (Scotland)

Description; Memoirs of a Scots-Italian, Joe Pieri came to Glasgow from Italy in 1919 when he was one year old. His parents, like so many other Italian immigrants, came to work in the city's newly popular fish and chip shops.
ISBN: 1841831069
Publisher: Mercat Press
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Rosa, The Life of an Italian Immigrant by Marie Hall Ets (USA)

Description; This is the life story of Rosa Cavalleri, as told to Marie Hall Ets, who was a friend of Rosa. She tells of her life in a village, her marriage at 16, her unwilling migration to join her husband in Missouri, the unassisted birth of her child, and her life as an independent woman living in Chicago.
ISBN: 0299162540
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
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Rubino, l'anarchiste qui tenta d’assassiner Léopold II by Anne Morelli (Belgium,UK,Italy)

Description; In French,The history of Gennaro Rubino, he was an anarchist but worked as a spy for the Italian goverment in the UK, an insight into the Italian Anachist history.
ISBN: 2804024598
Publisher: Groupe Labor


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Special Force: SOE and the Italian Resistance 1943-1945 by Malcolm Tudor (Italy)

Description; This book uncovers the secret history of the Special Operations Executive in Italy. Its mission was to support the partisans in their desperate struggle against vastly superior enemy forces. The rebels relied upon Allied airdrops of weapons and supplies.
ISBN: 0953896420
Publisher: Emilia Publishing
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Taylor Street: Chicago's Little Italy by Kathy Catrambone And Ellen Shubart (USA)

Description; Chicago’s Near West Side was and is the city’s most famous Italian enclave, earning it the title of “Little Italy.” Italian immigrants came to Chicago as early as the 1850s, before the massive waves of immigration from 1874 to 1920.
ISBN: 0738551074
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
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The Anti-Italian Riots by Lucio Sponza (UK)

Description; Racial violence in Britain in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
ISBN:071852408X
Publishr: Leicester University Press
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The children of Columbus by Erik Amfitheatrof (USA)

Description; Amfitheatrof’s book describes the first Italian explorers who came to the Americas and it presents a historical account of rural Italy. His book is also about Italian-Americans both unassuming and distinguished, whose experience is key in the development of the United States. This work dispels the many Italian-American stereotypes that exist in our nation.
ISBN: 0316036595
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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The Internment of Aliens by Francois Lafitte (UK)

Description; This book is a combination of reportage, oral history and analysis, looking at aspects of home policy in the period, illustrated by the freshly told experiences of the refugees themselves. The book covers the months of the mass deportations of refugees to Canada and Australia, incuding the sinking by German torpedo of the Arandora Star with the loss of some 500 lives.
ISBN: 1870352963
Publisher: Libris
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The Internment of aliens in twentieth century Britain‎ by David Cesarani & Tony Kushner (UK)

Description; These essays reveal the role of British intelligence in the roundups of European refugees and expose the subversion of democratic safeguards. They examine the oppression of internment in general and its specific effect on women, as well as the artistic and cultural achievements of internees.
ISBN: 0714640956
Publisher: Routledge
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The Italian American Experienceby Salvatore J. LaGumina (USA)

Description; Biographical entries on prominent historic and contemporary Italian Americans. Italian Americans have participated in every occupation and endeavor in American life throughout history.
ISBN: 1815307136
Publisher: Routledge
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The Italian American Experience in New Haven by Anthony V. Riccio (USA)

Description; Viewed together in a wonderful presentation, their words and images recollect the hardworking simplicity of turn-of-the-century New Haven; in classrooms, in sweat shops, and on farms, at festivals, feasts, and markets, with garment work, the Depression, and eventual urban renewal, this book captures a way of life that has all but vanished from America.
ISBN: 0791467732
Publisher: State University of New York Press
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The Italian American Family Album by Thomas & Dorothy Hoobler (USA)

Description; An easy-to-read introduction to Italian American history that is especially recommended for young Italian Americans who want to learn about their heritage.
ISBN: 1 95124200
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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The Italian Americans by Luciano J. Lorizzo, Salvatore Mondello (USA)

Description; It is the first attempt by professional historians to tell the story of Italian Americans from the 17th century to the present." --Arthur Mann, professor of American History, University of Chicago.
ISBN: 0977356752
Publisher: Cambria Press
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The Italian Americans (the Immigrant Experience) by J. Philip Di Franco, Sandra Stotsky (USA)

Description: The ethnic groups that provide the United States and Canada with their rich and varied cultural heritages. Narrates the history and culture of Italian Immigrants.
ISBN: 0791033538
Publisher: Chelsea House Publications
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The Italian Americans Series - Major American Immigration by Richard A. Bowen (USA)

Description; Vivid evocations of New York's Little Italy and San Francisco's Italian community around Fisherman's Wharf, along with the warm family life and neighborhood festivals, the wonderful Italian cuisine, the merchants and tradesmen, the underworld figures, the political leaders, and much more. Brief biographies touch on the lives of physicist Enrico Fermi, politicians Fiorello LaGuardia and Rudolph Giuliani, sportsman Joe DiMaggio, and many others.
ISBN: 1422206092
Publisher: Mason Crest Publishers
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The Italian Boy by Sarah Wise (UK)

Description; A Tale of Murder and Body Snatching in 1830s London. Before his murder in 1831, the "Italian boy" was one of thousands of orphans on the streets of London, begging among the livestock, hawkers, and con men. When his body was sold to a medical college, the suppliers were arrested for murder.
ISBN: 0805078495
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
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The Italian Chapel on Orkney by Philip Paris (Scotland)

Description; The Italian Chapel, tells the story of Italian POWs interned on Orkney after capture in WW2, and how they transformed two Nissan huts into one of the most beautiful buildings in Scotland.
ISBN: 1845022734
Publisher: blackandwhitepublishing.com
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The Italian emigration of our timesby Foerster, Robert Franz (ALL)

Description; This ia a classic on European immigration. It is a valuable resource that exposes the causes and rates behind the Calabrian emigration.
ISBN: 1150782943
Publisher:Cambridge Harvard Press 1919 & General Books 2009
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The Italian Experience in Texas by Valentine J. Belfiglio. (USA)


Description; Chronicles the lives of Italian immigrants in Texas from pre-Civil War to the 1920s. Examines Italian culture and how it was impacted by the immigration, as well as how it impacted the culture of their new homeland. Topics include their employment in farming, mining, and the railroads, and urban Italian settlements from 1880-1920.
ISBN: 0890153809
Publisher: Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum
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The Italian Factor by Dr. Terri Colpi (UK)

Description; A comprehensive and highly readable analysis of the Italian community in Great Britain. It traces the first arrivals of immigrants in the 1830s, the origins and occupations of those who followed, how the community grew and changed, internment during World War II, and the subsequent post-war flood of new immigrants.
ISBN: 1851583440
Publisher: Mainstream Publishing
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The Italian Immigrants of Connecticut, 1880-1940 by Louis J. Gesualdi. (USA)

Description; History of Italians who went to live in Conecticut.
ISBN: 1878508121
Publisher: Connecticut Academy of Arts & Sciences
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The Italian in America: The Progressive View, 1891-1914 by Lydio F. Tomasi (USA)

Description; Tomasi’s work is a collection of essays dealing with the Italians in America from 1891 to 1914. These essays describe the effect of emigration on Italy, Italian-American farmers, Italian workers of America, the Italian socialist, public health problems and economic stress of Italian-Americans, and criminality among Italian-Americans.
ISBN: 091325603X
Publisher: Jerome s Ozer Pub.
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The Italian Influence on English Barometers from 1780 by Edwin Banfield (UK)

Description; Barometer making was a major industry in Great Britain. This factual book would be of interest to those with a family history in the subject. The author traces the origins and background of the early Italian migrant barometer makers and indicates how they made their way to Britain. He describes how they set up in business to make and sell barometers, so that within a vey short period they were able to dominate the British Market.
ISBN: 0948382074
Publisher: Antique Collectors' Club
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The Italians in America before the Revolution, New York and Dallas by Giovanni Ermangildo Schiavo (USA)

Description; Schiavo explains the Italian contribution to the American colonial economic, commercial, political and cultural activities. Furthermore, twenty chapters of this book discuss the contributions made to America by such Italians as Columbus, Amerigo Vespucci, John Cabot, Giovanni Da Verrazzano, Marcos De Niza, Enrico Tonti, Alphonse Tonti y Father Bressani amongst others.
ISBN:
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The Italians in Australia by Gianfranco Cresciani (Australia)

Description; The Italians comprised the first truly large wave of immigrants to arrive in Australia from Southern Europe after World War II and currently number around one million. Gianfranco Cresciani's authoritative account of their significant contributions to the development of Australian society through the twentieth century is comprehensive. As an authority on Italian life in Australia, Cresciani provides a definitive account of the Italo-Australian community.
ISBN: 0521537789
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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The Italians in Australia by Nino Randazzo and Michael Cigler. (Australia)

Description; The Italians comprised the first truly large wave of immigrants to arrive in Australia.
Available in the National Library of Australia collection
ISBN:086787211X
Publisher: AE Press
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The Italians of New Jersey by Dennis J. Starr (USA)

Description; A Historical Introduction and Bibliography (Collections of the New Jersey Historical Society)
ISBN: 0911020136
Publisher: New Jersey Historical Society
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The Journey of the Italians in America by Vincenza Scarpaci (USA)

Description: Scarpaci celebrates the ways in which this ethnic group has influenced many aspects of American life, including arts, agriculture, industry, religion, cuisine, sports, and politics. Beginning in the late 1870s, this work illustrates how the immigrants and their descendants faced the hardships, disappointments, achievements, and successes of this ongoing experience.
ISBN: 1589802454
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
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The Little Slaves of the Harp: Italian Child Street Musicians in Nineteenth century by John E. Zucchi (France, UK, USA)

Description; John Zucchi tells the story of the thousands of Italian children who were indentured to padrone and then uprooted from their villages in central and southern Italy and taken to Paris, London, and New York. Personal note from web owner, this book is an excellent insight into where our elusive Italian ancestors came from.
ISBN: 0773517553
Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press
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The National Integration of Italian Return Migration, 1870-1929 by Dino Cinel (USA)

Description; An interesting and insightful study of Italian emigration and return migration in the late nineteenth century." American Historical Review "Where Cinel's book is most successful is in assembling the most exhaustive documentation yet available on the economic prospects awaiting southern returnees.
ISBN: 0521521181
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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The Pastoral Care of Italians in Australia: memory and Prophecy edited by Anthony Paganoni (Australia)

Description; It begins with the historical experiences where Italians became identified as the “Italian Problem”, right through the Second World War where they became “Enemy Aliens” and on to the post war period, where Italians moved from being “Dagoes” to becoming “Doers”.
ISBN: 978-1921421013
Publisher: Connor Court Publishing

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The Scots-Italians By Joe Pieri (Scotland)

Description; Recollections of an Immigrant
ISBN: 1841830879
Publisher: Mercat Press (Edinburgh)
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The Star of Shame by Des Hickey and Gus Smith (UK)

Description; This tells the story of the ill-fated passenger liner SS Arandora Star, which was recommisioned during the Second World War to transport Italian and German internees to Canada. The ship was tragically torpedoed by a German U-boat with the death of 470 Italians and 143 Germans. Des Hickey and Gus Smith relate these moving events and investigate the untold truths which the British Goverment sadly covered up.
ISBN 1870862015
Publisher: Madison Publishing, Dublin
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The Two Rosetos by Carla Bianco (USA)

Description; Bianco’s book describes the trials and tribulations of Italian immigrants from Roseto Valfortore (a village in Foggia, Apulia) in Roseto, Pennsylvania. This work examines the manner in which the traditional life firmly established in Italy was triumphantly transferred and continued in the United States. Traditional attitudes toward the family, government and religion were maintained and grew in Pennsylvania.
ISBN: 0253189926
Publisher: Indiana University Press
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The Wisdom of Angels: Unearthing My Italian Roots by Martha T. Cummings. (Italy)

Two Italian-American women, cousins, go to Italy in search of their roots. Their search brings the cousins to a 435 year-old family dwelling, a town hall - where they uncover grandmother's baptismal font and the great-grandparents' wedding.
ISBN: 0828320721
Branden Books
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They Became Americans: Finding Naturalization Records and Ethnic Origins by Loretto Dennis Szucs (USA)

Description: They Became Americans provides an accurate, readable, and interesting historical framework for the citizenship process. It suggests ways of finding naturalization records and discusses the weaknesses and strengths of the different types of records. If naturalization records are not to be found, They Became Americans points to a variety of alternative sources for finding immigrant origins.
ISBN: 091648971X
Publisher: Ancestry.com
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They Came in Ships by John Philip Colletta phd. (USA)

Description; A Guide to Finding Your Immigrant Ancestor's Arrival Record. If you are baffled by the maze of microfilm and sources involved in trying to track down your ancestors' ships lists, you need this book.
ISBN 0916489426
Publisher: Ancestry.com
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They took the low road by Bruno Sereni (Scotland)

Description; A brief history of the emigration of the Barghigiani to Scotland. Translated from Italian by Mario Moscardini.
ISBN:
Publisher: published by Giornale di Barga for the Comune di Barga


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Totally un-English? by Richard Dove (UK)

Description; The internment of ‘enemy aliens’ by the British government in two world wars remains largely hidden from history. British historians have treated the subject if at all as a mere footnote to the main narrative of Britain at war.
ISBN: 9042016582
Publisher: Editions B.V.Rodopi
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Tracing Our Italian Roots by Kathleen Lee (USA)

Description; Depicts the wave of Italian immigration to America at the beginning of the 20th century, describing the life left behind in Italy and the challenges faced in America. Includes brief discussions of some prominent Italian Americans. An easy reader but gives a vey informative overview.
ISBN: 1562611496
Publisher: John Muir Publications
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Were You Always An Italian?Ancestors and Other Icons of Italian America by Maria Laurino (USA)

Description; Maria Laurino sifts through the stereotypes bedeviling Italian Americans to deliver a penetrating and hilarious examination of third-generation ethnic identity.
ISBN: 0393049302
Publisher: Warner Books
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Westward the Immigrants: Italian Adventurers and Colonists in an Expanding America by Andrew F. Rolle (USA)

Description; Here is a colorful alternative to the view that America's immigrants were uprooted, defenseles pawns adrift in a sea of confusion and despair. Taking the members of one nationality as a prototype, {Westward the Immigrant} (originally published as {The Immigrant Upraised}) traces the social, political, and economic progress of Italian immigrants after they deserted New York's crowded Mulberry Street for more rewarding pursuits in the twenty-two states west of the Mississippi.
ISBN: 0870815296
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
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Who Belongs to Glasgow by Mary Edward (Scotland)

Description; Why are there so many Italian hairdressers and Chinese restaurants in Glasgow? Who's more Glaswegian: an Irishman, a Highlander or a Pole? Whose city is this anyway?
ISBN: 1905222874
Publisher: Lauth Press Ltd.
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Without A Bell Tower by Bruno Bottignolo (UK)

Description; A study of the Italian immigrants in South West England.
ISBN: 8885438199
Publisher: Centro studi emigrazione (Roma)
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  1. Nice Info! This is really a nice blog in which you discuss about finding Italian roots which is great.

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