Italian Americans: The History and Culture of a People, 1st Edition

  • Eric Martone
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  • ISBN-10: 1610699955
  • ISBN-13: 9781610699952
  • DDC: 973.0451
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 536 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released September 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

This wide-ranging work relates the entire saga of the Italian-American experience from immigration through assimilation to achievement. The book highlights the enormous contributions that Italian Americans—the fourth largest European ethnic group in the United States—have made to the professions, politics, academy, arts, and popular culture of America.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Guide to Related Topics.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
Chronology.
Patterns of Emigration: Urban and Rural Settlement.
1: Birds of Passage.
2: Cabrini, Frances Xavier (1850–1917).
3: Criminal Stereotypes, Italians and.
4: Derogatory Names for Italian Americans.
5: Discrimination, Italian American.
6: Ellis Island, Italian Immigration Through.
7: Explorers, Italian.
8: Garibaldi, Giuseppe (1807–1882).
9: Latin America, Italian Immigration to.
10: Little Italies.
11: Lynching of Italian Americans.
12: Mutual Aid Societies, Italian American.
13: New Orleans, Italian Immigration to.
14: Organized Crime, Italian Americans and.
15: Padrone System.
16: Post-World War II Immigration, Italian.
17: Regions, Italian.
18: Risorgimento, Italian.
19: Savoy, House of.
20: Scalabrinian Missionaries.
21: Segregation, Italian Americans and.
22: Taliaferro Family.
23: Tenements.
24: Waldensians in America.
25: Western Migration, Italian Americans and.
Civic Engagement and Economic Life: Endeavors in Business and American Civil Society.
26: Anarchism, Italian American.
27: Boiardi, Ettore (1897–1985).
28: Bonaparte, Charles (1851–1921).
29: Business Corporations Founded By Italian Americans.
30: Cabinet Members, Italian American.
31: Cassini, Oleg (1913–2006).
32: Castro, the Mafia and Plots to Kill.
33: Ceos, Italian American.
34: Civil War, Italian Americans in the.
35: Congress, Italian Americans in.
36: Digiorgio Corporation.
37: Diplomats, Italian American.
38: Fascism, Italian Americans and Italian.
39: Fashion, Italian Americans in.
40: Ferraro, Geraldine (1935–2011).
41: Fireworks Companies, Italian American.
42: Food Importers and Market Chains, Italian American.
43: Gambling, Italian Americans and Organized.
44: Ghirardelli Chocolate Company.
45: Giannini, Amadeo Pietro (1870–1949).
46: Giuliani, Rudolph (1944–).
47: Governors, Italian American.
48: Internment of Italian Americans in World War II.
49: Journalism, Italian Americans in.
50: Jurists, Italian American.
51: Laguardia, Fiorello (1882–1947).
52: Law Enforcement, Italian Americans in.
53: Mayors, Italian American.
54: Military (1945–Present), Italian Americans in the.
55: Pelosi, Nancy (1940–).
56: Petrillo, James (1892–1984).
57: Ponzi, Charles (1882–1949).
58: Revolutionary War, Italian Americans in the.
59: Rutgers University, Founding of.
60: Tammany Hall and Italian Americans.
61: Wineries, Italian American.
62: Workers’ Movements, Italian Americans and.
63: World Wars, Italian Americans in the.
Cultural and Religious Life: People, Institutions, and Expressions of Identity.
64: Bishops, Italian American.
65: Cardinals, Italian American.
66: Catholicism, Italian Americans and.
67: Columbus Day.
68: Cuisine, Italian American.
69: Eternal Word Television Network.
70: Festivals and Feast Days, Italian American.
71: Good Luck Symbols, Italian American.
72: Italian American Civil Rights League.
73: Italian American Congressional Delegation.
74: Italian American War Veterans of the United States.
75: Italian American Writers Association.
76: Italian Heritage and Culture Committee.
77: Italian Language and Culture in School Curricula.
78: Italy-Usa Foundation.
79: Jesuits in America, Italian.
80: Jews, Italian and Italian American.
81: National Italian American Foundation.
82: National Organization of Italian American Women.
83: Newspapers, Italian American.
84: Order Sons of Italy in America.
85: Pentecostal Movement, Italian.
86: Pope, Generoso (1891–1950).
87: Protestantism, Italian Americans and.
88: Unico National.
89: Verrazzano College.
Science and Humanities: Contributions to Science, Literature, and the Arts.
90: Architects, Italian American.
91: Astronauts and Planetary Scientists, Italian American.
92: Beat Movement, Italian Americans in the.
93: Bonica, John (1917–1994).
94: Bordighera Press.
95: Classical Music, Italian Americans in.
96: Comic Artists, Cartoonists, and Illustrators, Italian American.
97: Composers, Italian American.
98: Dancers, Italian American.
99: De Paola, Thomas (1934–).
100: Education, Italian Americans in.
101: Fauci, Anthony (1940–).
102: Ferlinghetti, Lawrence (1919–).
103: Fibonacci (C. 1175–C. 1250).
104: Gallo, Robert (1937–).
105: Inventors, Italian American.
106: Literature, Italian American.
107: Nobel Prize Laureates, Italian American.
108: Opera, Italian Americans and.
109: Painters, Italian American.
110: Photographers, Italian American.
111: Puzo, Mario (1920–1999).
112: Scientists and Mathematicians, Italian American.
113: Sculptors, Italian American.
Sports and Popular Culture: Contributions to Sports, Entertainment, and Americana.
114: Actors in Film and Television (1900S–1950S), Italian American.
115: Actors in Film and Television (1960S–1980S), Italian American.
116: Actors in Film and Television (1990S–2010S), Italian American.
117: Actresses in Film and Television (1900S–1950S), Italian American.
118: Actresses in Film and Television (1960S–1980S), Italian American.
119: Actresses in Film and Television (1990S–2010S), Italian American.
120: Ameche, Don (1908–1993).
121: Animation, Italian Americans in.
122: Arcaro, Eddie (1916–1997).
123: Bancroft, Anne (1931–2005).
124: Barbera, Joseph (1911–2006).
125: Baseball, Italian Americans in Professional.
126: Basketball, Italian Americans in.
127: Bennett, Tony (1926–).
128: Bowling, Italian Americans in.
129: Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts, Italian Americans in.
130: Broadway and Stage, Italian Americans On.
131: Capra, Frank (1897–1991).
132: Comedians, Italian American.
133: Comic Book Heroes, Italian American.
134: Contemporary Popular Music (1980S–Present), Italian Americans in.
135: Cooking Personalities, Italian American.
136: Coppola, Francis Ford (1939–).
137: De Niro, Robert (1943–).
138: Dicaprio, Leonardo (1974–).
139: Dimaggio, Joe (1914–1999).
140: Durante, Jimmy (1893–1980).
141: Fili-Krushel, Patricia (1953–).
142: Film Directors, Italian American.
143: Fonda, Henry (1905–1982).
144: Football, Italian Americans in College.
145: Football, Italian Americans in Professional.
146: Godfather Films.
147: Golf, Italian Americans in.
148: Guccione, Bob (1930–2010).
149: Hockey, Italian Americans in.
150: Jazz, Italian Americans and.
151: Lady Gaga (1986–).
152: Larocca, Nick (1889–1961).
153: Lombardo, Guy (1902–1977).
154: Madonna (1958–).
155: Martin, Dean (1917–1995).
156: Mosconi, Willie (1913–1993).
157: Olympics, Italian Americans in the.
158: Pacino, Al (1940–).
159: Paul, Adrian (1959–).
160: Pinocchio.
161: Poli, Sylvester (1859–1937).
162: Popular Singers (1920S–1960S), Italian American.
163: Producers, Italian American Entertainment.
164: Racecar Drivers, Italian American.
165: Rock ‘N’ Roll, Italian Americans and.
166: Santomero, Angela (1968–).
167: Scorsese, Martin (1942–).
168: Sinatra, Frank (1915–1998).
169: Slydini, Tony (1900–1991).
170: Soccer, Italian Americans in.
171: Sopranos, the.
172: Stallone, Sylvester (1946–).
173: Tarantino, Quentin (1963–).
174: Television Hosts, Italian American.
175: Tennis, Italian American in.
176: Travolta, John (1954–).
177: Turturro, John (1957–).
178: Valenti, Jack (1921–2007).
179: Valentino, Rudolph (1895–1926).
180: Wrestling, Italian Americans in Professional.
Primary Documents.
181: Document 1 Letter From Christopher Columbus to Luis De SantÁNgel Announcing His Discovery (1493).
182: Document 2 Last Will and Testament of Bartholomew Taliaferro (1601).
183: Document 3 Philip Mazzei to George Washington (January 27, 1779).