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Immigrants on the Hill : Italian-Americans in St. Louis, 1882-1982
by Gary Ross Mormino




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In Immigrants on the Hill, Gary Mormino traces the Hill's evolution from its roots in Lombardy and Sicily to contemporary times, focusing on those institutions that have sustained and nurtured the community. He reveals how, in work, play, religion, politics, and even bootlegging, Hill Italian-Americans have consistently encouraged ethnic pride, working-class solidarity, and family honor. His study, now with a new preface, shows why this ethnic enclave has garnered national attention.

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In Immigrants on the Hill, Gary Mormino traces the Hill's evolution from its roots in Lombardy and Sicily to contemporary times, focusing on those institutions that have sustained and nurtured the community. He reveals how, in work, play, religion, politics, and even bootlegging, Hill Italian-Americans have consistently encouraged ethnic pride, working-class solidarity, and family honor. His study, now with a new preface, shows why this ethnic enclave has garnered national attention.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780826214058
  • ISBN-10: 0826214053
  • Publisher: University of Missouri Press
  • Publish Date: April 2002
  • Page Count: 289
  • Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.01 x 0.94 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.06 pounds


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