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The Resource La Merica : images of Italian greenhorn experience, Michael La Sorte

La Merica : images of Italian greenhorn experience, Michael La Sorte

Label
La Merica : images of Italian greenhorn experience
Title
La Merica
Title remainder
images of Italian greenhorn experience
Statement of responsibility
Michael La Sorte
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Why would a man tie up a cheap suitcase with grass rope, leave his family and his paesani in Italy to risk his life and meager possessions among the dock thieves of Naples and Genoa to suffer the congestion and stench of steerage accommodations aboard ship, to endure the assembly-line processing of Ellis Island, to wander almost incommunicado through a city of sneering strangers speaking an unknown tongue, to perform ten to twelve hours of heavy manual labor a day for wages of perhaps 1.65-most of which he probably owed to the ""company store"" before he got it? Why were there not just a
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
La Sorte, Michael
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
In English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Italian Americans
  • Italian Americans
  • United States
  • Autobiography
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Autobiography
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Italian Americans
  • United States
  • Italienischer Einwanderer
  • Sozialgeschichte
  • USA
Label
La Merica : images of Italian greenhorn experience, Michael La Sorte
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-229) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; 1. Leaving Italy; 2. Landing in New York; 3. Working in America; 4. Living in America; 5. Italglish: The Immigrant Idiom; 6. Repatriation; Notes; Sources and Further Reading; Index
Control code
ocn646067910
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 234 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780877223825
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1442t1f
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646067910
Label
La Merica : images of Italian greenhorn experience, Michael La Sorte
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-229) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; 1. Leaving Italy; 2. Landing in New York; 3. Working in America; 4. Living in America; 5. Italglish: The Immigrant Idiom; 6. Repatriation; Notes; Sources and Further Reading; Index
Control code
ocn646067910
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 234 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780877223825
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1442t1f
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646067910

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