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Description - Italy's Many Diasporas by Donna R. Gabaccia

Italy's residents are a migratory people. Since 1800 well over 27 million left home, but over half also returned home again. As cosmopolitans, exiles and "workers of the world", Italians transformed their homeland and many of the countries where they worked or settled. But did they form a diaspora? Migrants maintained firm ties to native villages, cities and families. Rather than form a "nation unbound", the transnational lives of Italy's migrants kept alive international and regional cultures that challenged the hegemony of national states around the world. This theoretically innovative overview examines the social, cultural and economic integration of Italian migrants. It explores their complex identity and relationship with their homeland.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781857285833
ISBN-10: 1857285832
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 16mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Jan-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Donna R. Gabaccia

Donna R. Gabaccia is Charles H. Stone Professor of American History at The University of North Carolina, Charlotte.

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