Italy on the Pacific: San Francisco's Italian Americans by S. FicheraItaly on the Pacific: San Francisco's Italian Americans by S. Fichera

Italy on the Pacific: San Francisco's Italian Americans

byS. Fichera

Hardcover | November 16, 2011

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This book details the Italian immigrant experience in San Francisco from the Gold Rush to the Mayoralty of George Moscone - which is to say the entire life cycle of the Italian community - and defines the concept of community in a way never seen before.
SEBASTIAN FICHERA holds a doctorate in history from UCLA, USA. He has published articles in History News Network and in Studi Emigrazione.
Title:Italy on the Pacific: San Francisco's Italian AmericansFormat:HardcoverDimensions:239 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.76 inPublished:November 16, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:023033878X

ISBN - 13:9780230338784


Table of Contents

Pioneers: Kindling an Italian Group Consciousness in Early San Francisco The Emigration: Creating Italy without Italians The Immigrant Economy: Making Assets Out of Liabilities Their Signature Calling: Italian American Wine Making Comes of Age North Beach: A Community Building Thrust Achieves Critical Mass Day of Reckoning: Fasces vs. Stars and Stripes and the Road to World War II Long Journey Home: Opening Out Into the Mainstream Epilogue: Creating Americans