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The Italian American Experience

An Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

Edited by Salvatore J. LaGumina, Frank J. Cavaioli, Salvatore Primeggia, Joseph A. Varacalli


735 pages

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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


"This work is unique in its content and scholarly in its compilation. It will be useful in many academic and public libraries." -- American Reference Books Annual

"With contributions from over 150 scholars, this is a thorough, accessible reference work. Recommended for every library." -- Library Journal

"For anyone wishing to know more about Italian-American heritage…it's in there." -- The Long Island Catholic

"…rich mix of articles documenting the experiences and suprisingly varied contributions of Italian Americans. …user-friendly. The index is particularly detailed and very helpful for quick consultation. Recommended for college and university libraries and for reference deprtments of large public libraries." -- Catholic Library World

"A thorough, accessible reference work. Recommended for every library. The International History Review."

About the Editors

Salvatore J. LaGumina is an emeritus professor of history at Nassau Community College, where he served as director of the Center for Italian American Studies.

Frank J. Cavaioli is an emeritus professor at the State University of New York College of Technology at Farmingdale. Cavaioli is a former president of the American Italian Historical Association.

Salvatore Primeggia is professor of sociology at Adelphi University.

Joseph A. Varacalli is professor of sociology at Nassau Community College.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General