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Italian American: The Racializing of an Ethnic Identity
Italian American The Racializing of an Ethnic Identity
Author: David Richards
When southern Italians began emigrating to the U.S. in large numbers in the 1870s-part of the "new immigration" from southern and eastern rather than northern Europe-they were seen as racially inferior, what David A. J. Richards terms "nonvisibly" black. The first study of its kind, Italian American explores the acculturation process of I...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780814775202
ISBN-10: 0814775209
Publication Date: 7/1/1999
Pages: 288
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Publisher: NYU Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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