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Memories of Migration: Gender, Ethnicity, and Work in the Lives of Jewish and Italian Women in New York, 1870-1924

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The migrant has been designated the central or defining figure of the 20th century. Yet, for much of this period, research and theory have centered on adult men as representative, ignoring women s part in international migration. Weaving together history, theory, and immigrant women s own words, Memories of Migration reveals women s multifaceted participation in the mass ...more
Paperback, 254 pages
Published February 1st 1996 by State University of New York Press
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Ram
Aug 10, 2008 Ram rated it did not like it
The big reveal is that immigrant women in this period faced many of the same issues -- even though some were Italian and some were Jewish (and presumably, some were Italian Jews)! Wow! And the author found some people who could talk about what Nana told them about coming over on the big steamship! Now THAT'S a spicy matzoh ball!!
Pierre Corneille
Aug 08, 2008 Pierre Corneille rated it it was ok
I might be inclined to give this book only one star. But, besides its horrendus writing, it merely commits the same cliches as other books on early 20th century immigration: "eastern and southern Europeans" immigrated to the U.S. and blah blah blah.


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