Italianness and Migration from the Risorgimento to the 1960s /

This edited collection explores the notion of Italianness - or Italianità - through migration history. It focuses on the interaction between Italians circulating around the world, and their relationship with Italy from a political and cultural perspective. Answering the important question of how mig...

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Other Authors: Mourlane, Stéphane (Editor,, Regnard, Céline (Editor,, Martini, Manuela (Editor,, Brice, Catherine (Editor,
Format: eBook
Published: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2022.
Edition:1st ed. 2022.
Series:Palgrave Studies in Migration History
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction; Catherine Brice, Manuela Martini, Stéphane Mourlane and Céline Regnard
  • Part I. Italians through their Travels
  • 2. The Risorgimento Italians' Journeys and Exile Narratives: Flight, Expedition or Peregrination; Delphine Diaz
  • 3. From Italy to the Levant: Mediterranean Itineraries of the Venetian Émigres in 1849; Giacomo Girardi
  • 4. "He is all American Now": Italian Americans in the Italian Campaign of World War II; Manoela Patti
  • 5. Italiannes, Flexible Citizenship and Belonging: Unravelling Paths of Emigrant Descendants' 'Return' to North Eastern Italy; Melissa Blanchard
  • Part II. Italian Institutions
  • 6. Italianness in Colonial Tunisia through the Dante Alighieri Society, 1893-1920; Fabriele Montalbano
  • 7. The Promotion of Italiannes in Argentina during the Interwar Period; Laura Fotia
  • 8. The Ventottisti, or the Generation of 1928: Italian Consuls, the Spread of Fascism and the Question of Italian Imperialism; Joãa Fábio Bertonha
  • 9. The Italianization of the Italian American and Fascism's Entrance into American Ethnic Politics, 1930-35; Jessica H. Lee
  • 10. Emigration for Adoption: The National Catholic Welfare Conference and the Adoption of Italian Children in the United States; Silvia Cassamagnaghi
  • Part III. Italian Words
  • 11. Italian Language in Exile in France during the First Half of the Nineteenth Century; Laura Fournier-Finocchiaro
  • 12. Italianità under Influence: Filippo Manetta - A Mazzinian Exile in America, a Confederate Agent in Italy; Bénédicte Deschamps
  • 13. The Writing and Pidgin of Miners Native to Emilia Working in Pennsylvania and Illinois, 1898-1914; Marco Fincardi
  • 14. From the Local Identity of Basilicata nel Mondo to the National Community of Italiani pel Mondo: Italian Press and Emigration, 1924-30; Gaetano Morese
  • Part IV. Manifestations of Italianness
  • 15. Crisscross Italianities: Circulations, Identifications and Sociability in Nineteenth-century Istanbul; Marie Bossaert
  • 16. A Paper Trail: Italian Migrants in Marseille and Buenos Aires, 1860-1914; Thibault Bechini
  • 17. "Bread Denied by the Nation": The Italians Abroad Exhibitions between the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries; Anna Pellegrino
  • 18. When the Italians Came on the Scene: Immigration and Negotiation of Identities in the Popular Theatre of São Paulo in the Early Twentieth Century; Virginia de Almeida Bessa.