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Italian-Americans in Rhode Island

by Muratore, Joseph R., 1923-2012

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Dover, NH, Arcadia, 1997. First Edition. Soft Cover. Signed. 128 p., chiefly illus.; 24 cm. Based on his extensive collection of photographs, Muratore traces many families from their origin on Providence's Federal Hill to success throughout Rhode Island. Inscribed. ISBN (10): 0752408399. Stock#47133. Vg / soft cover.
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Italians in Chicago, 1880-1930: A Study in Ethnic Mobility

by Nelli, Humbert S., 1930-

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NY, Oxford University Press, 1970. Hard Cover. xx, 300 p., 13 tables, 9 maps; 21.5 cm. The Urban Life in America Series. Contents: From Rural Italy to Urban America; Patterns of Settlement; Economic Activity: The Padrone Era and After; Ethnic Group Politics; Italians and Crime: The Formative Years; Community Institutions and Assimilation; Decade of Transition: From World War to… Read more
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Liberators Fighting on Two Fronts in World War II

by Potter, Lou, William Miles, Nina Rosenblum

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich [1992].. Hard Cover. . ”First edition.” xv, 303 p., index, photos. ”During World War II black soldiers were sent abroad to help combat the Nazis. The 761st Tank Battalion was on the front line as a spearhead for General Patton's Third Army. The tankers aided the Allied victory and helped liberate the… Read more
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Danske Bogsamleres Klub, København 1957. Soft Cover. 206 p., photos, part unopened; 21.5 cm. In Danish. Ethnographic essays include Helge Larsen, En alaskaeskimoisk boplads i nutid og fortid; Jørgen Meldgaard, Eskimo-arkæologien i etnografiens tjeneste; Birket-Smith, Indianerliv i nordens skove; George Nellemann, Renen som husdyr; Jens Yde, Ã…ret rundt hos inkaerne; Niels Fock, Waiwai-indianerne i Amazon-landets regnskove; Johs. Nicolaisen, Slægt… Read more
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Immigrant Life in New York City, 1825-1863.

by Ernst, Robert, b. 1915.

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N. Y., Columbia / King's Crown Press, 1949. Hard Cover. xvi, 331 p., tables, graphs, maps; 24 cm. Issued as a thesis, its importance for urban studies and the sociology of Irish and Germans who came to New York in the period through the Civil War was immediately recognized; it has been reprinted a couple of times. … Read more
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Unto the Sons

by Talese, Gay, b. 1932

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NY, Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. Hard Cover. [vii], 635 p.; 24 cm. "Biographies of members of the Talese family and other Italians who have been coming to America since the turn of the century." ISBN (10): 0679410341. Vg, gift inscription / dj vg. Stock#47021.
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NY, Columbia University Press, 1981. Hard Cover. xiii, 309 p.; 21 cm. Reprint; originally published Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1943. "Depicts the lives of Sicilian immigrants in Rochester, New York, in the first half of the twentieth century as their customs blend and clash with those of their adopted country." ISBN (10): 0231053304. Good+, an Italian American reader has made… Read more
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Yearbook of German-American Studies. Volume 43, 2008

by Keel, William D., editor

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Lawrence, Kan.: Society for German-American Studies, 2008. Hard Cover. [xii], 310 p.; 23.5 cm. Nine articles, including "Horace Greeley and German Forty-Eighters in the Kansa Free State Struggle", "Turner Societies... [in Iowa]" and others. Stock#45763. Vg / no dj.
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Heidelberg, 1975. Soft Cover. 230 pages; typescript. Inaugural-Dissertation zur Erlangung der Doktorwürde der Sozial- und Wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Ruprecht-Karl-Universität Heidelberg. Vorgelegt von David Reifen aus Tel-Aviv (früher Plauen i/Vgtl.). Cultural trends & criminal behavior among Jewish and Arab children in Israel. Paper; near fine. Stock#22415.
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Urbana, Illinois UP [1990]. Hard Cover. xiv, 274 p., index, photos; 23.5 cm. "Combinng her other research with interviews of nearly fifty Italian immigrants of her grandparents' generation, Adria Bernardi has crafted a memorable history of a community of working-class immigrants." Stock 33,631. Fine/ dj fine. Italy, United States, history, social life.
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The History of Ethnological Theory.

by Lowie, Robert H.

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London, George G. Harrap, 1937 [i.e. 1938; printed in the U.S.]. Hard Cover. xi, 296 p.; 23.5 cm. Discusses Meiners, Klemm, Waitz, Adolf Bastian, Bachofen, McLennan, Maine, Lewis H. Morgan, Hahn, Ratzel, Edward B. Tylor, Franz Boas, British Diffusionists, Elliot Smith, German Diffusionists, Durkheim, Lévy-Bruhl, Radcliffe-Brown, and Functionalism (Malinowski, Thurnwald). Green cloth; copy of Barbara Wallis with her pencil… Read more
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Christ in Concrete: A Novel

by Di Donato, Pietro, 1911-1992

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Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill [1939]. Hard Cover. 311 p.; 21 cm. '...theatrical presentation of... Italian-American construction workers in New York City prior to the 1940s. Autobiographical... creatively illumined by poetic speech... dramatizing [the] exploited immigrant worker... luxuriant dialogue... conveys robust Italian conversation and lyrical colloquialism through natural American speech'-- Green, The Italian American Novel, pp. 151-52. Stock#46987. Good+/ no dj.
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NY, Pocket Books, 2001. Hard Cover. xvi, 270 p., illus., maps; 25 cm. Viviano travels to his family's ancestral home in western Sicily to investigate the murder of his great-great grandfather more than a hundred years earlier. He uncovered a web of family loyalty, blood feuds, and codes of silence. ISBN (10): 0671041584. Very Good in VG dust jacket.… Read more
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Two Portuguese Communities in New England.

by Taft, Donald R.

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1923
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NY, Columbia Univ. / Longmans, Green / London, P. S. King & Sons, 1923. Contents include Racial Composition of the Portuguese Nationality; Continental and Island Background; Immigration and Distribution in the United States; Infant Mortality of the Portuguese; Portuguese of Portsmouth, R. I., and Fall River, Mass. 357, [16] pages, tables, frontispiece map; printed paper covers; spine… Read more
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Minneapolis, Minnesota UP, 1970. Hard Cover. xi, 254 p. 22.5 cm. The life story of an Italian woman who came to the United States in 1884 and eventually settled in Chicago. ”The story is told in Rosa's own words, as nearly as possible.” Stock# 35,929. Vg/vg. Italian American immigration; American society & culture; Italian society &… Read more
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Yearbook of German-American Studies. Volume 45, 2010

by Keel, William D., editor

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Lawrence, Kan., Society for German-American Studies, 2010. Hard Cover. [xiii], 269 p., illus., 23.5 cm. Ten articles. Including "The Socialist Turners of New York City, 1853." Stock#47091. Vg / no dj.
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African Americans in the Founding Era

by Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

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NY, Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History [2009]. Calendar, 30 x 30 cm. Includes September 2009 to January 2011, with notice of an event significant in African American history, especially at the time of the American Revolution, for every day, and with images for each month. Stock#L468. Vg.
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Origenes de las Costumbres.

by Torres, Teodoro, 1891-1944. Monterde, Francisco, 1894- .

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Editora Mexicana, México D.F., 1935. Hard Cover. 187, [2] p., illus., 18.5 cm. Origin of Customs. Contents include Prefacio por Francisco Monterde; Del salvaje al hombre de sociedad; El traje a través de todos los tiempos; Balbuceos de la humanidad; La história de la sociabilidad; Las supersticiones; Como nació la escritura; Del amor, el noviazgo y el… Read more
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NY, Macmillan, ©1987. Hard Cover. 256 p., illus. (some color), ports. (some color); 32 cm. "A panorama of photos and text that presents a record of the lives of people from one of the world's richest cultures who have chosen to settle in the United States." ISBN (10): 0026071800. Stock#L-172. Vg / dj vg.
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Lawrence, Kan. : Society for German-American Studies, 2006. Hard Cover. [viii], 151 p., 23.5 cm. "Preserving Heritage: A Festschrift for C. Richard Beam". Ten articles mostly about Germans in Pennsylvania. Stock# 44,615. Vg / no dj.
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