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Merchants, Midwives, and Laboring Women: ITALIAN MIGRANTS IN URBAN AMERICA
Diane C. Vecchio's unique study considers the work experiences of Italian immigrant women and their daughters in the previously unexamined regions of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Endicott, New York, during the turn of the twentieth century. Using Italian and American sources and rich oral histories, this study reveals that women in Italy had economic responsibilities that oft ...more
Hardcover, 152 pages
Published January 4th 2006 by University of Illinois Press
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