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Articles about the history of Italian immigrants
 and their lives in America.
(This has been greatly delayed, but is still anticipated.)

 

Most Italian immigrants had a difficult adjustment to life in America, but many left Italy because of the difficulties there. Frank Sorrentino, Professor of Political Science at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, New York, provides an overview of the political and economic environment in Italy that led the immigrants on their journey to America. He mentions the challenges of the trip across the ocean and the conditions the immigrants faced in a new country; and provides the background for an informative lecture on how the past influences the future, and how the history of the Italian immigrant has been used by the media to create negative stereotypes.

 

Italian American Stereotypes in Media

(One hour youtube video.)

 

 

 

Topics Include
 
Life in Italy
Crossing the Ocean
Arriving in America
A Different Life
Making Sacrifices
Adjusting to America
Becoming American

 
 
Copyright 2007-2013 Janice Therese Mancuso
 
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