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On persecution, identity & activism - Cristogianni Borsella

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Title
On persecution, identity & activism - aspects of the Italian-American experience from the late 19th century to today
Author
Cristogianni Borsella
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Dante University of America Press
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20190601

This is a definitive work on the many trials and tribulations that American-Italians have suffered over the past 120 years. While other books have focused on specific areas of anti-Italianism, Cristogianni's work encompasses the great bulk of persecution that existed in the United States, through the use of a historical timeline. The book also shows the reader how Italian-American identity has evolved though the years, and that there is still no consensus on its definition. Modern activism is addressed as well, especially the ongoing anti-defamation campaign and the Columbus Day controversy. Due to the striking similarities between Italian immigrants of the past and immigrants of the present, "On Persecution, Identity & Activism" is truly a must read for anyone wishing to better understand the vexing immigration questions of our own times.

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Cristogianni Borsella is a 28 year old author and historian from Bronx, New York. With a Bachelor s Degree in World History, Cristo takes his preferred subject very seriously. This is his second book. Cristo's hobbies include: boxing, spending time with his dog Fella, listening to world music and of course reading and writing. He is currently employed by the United Nations Procurement Service.

Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
Italian Americans - Social conditions.|Immigrants - United States - Social conditions.|Italian Americans - Ethnic identity.|Italian Americans - Cultural assimilation.|Italian Americans - Civil rights.|Discrimination - United States.|Persecution - United States.|Racism - United States.|United States - Ethnic relations.|United States - Race relations.
Country of Publication
Massachusetts
Number of Pages
257

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