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Italian Louisiana : History, Heritage & Tradition
by Alan G. Gauthreaux and Ph.D. D. G. Hippensteel


Overview - At the close of the nineteenth century, Louisiana's ports hosted an influx of Italian immigrants. Like so many immigrant communities before, acclimating to their new home was not easy. Though the Italian contribution to Louisiana's culture is palpable and celebrated, at one time ethnic Italians were constantly embroiled in scandal, sometimes deserved and sometimes as scapegoats.  Read more...

 
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Overview
At the close of the nineteenth century, Louisiana's ports hosted an influx of Italian immigrants. Like so many immigrant communities before, acclimating to their new home was not easy. Though the Italian contribution to Louisiana's culture is palpable and celebrated, at one time ethnic Italians were constantly embroiled in scandal, sometimes deserved and sometimes as scapegoats. The new immigrants hoped that they would be welcomed and see for themselves the "streets paved with gold." Their new lives, however, were difficult. Italians in Louisiana faced prejudice, violence and political exile for their refusal to accept the southern racial mores. Author and historian Alan Gauthreaux" "documents the experience of those Italians who arrived in Louisiana over one hundred years ago..

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781626193857
  • ISBN-10: 1626193851
  • Publisher: History Press
  • Publish Date: February 2014
  • Page Count: 160
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds

Series: American Heritage

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Books > History > United States - State & Local - South
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