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From Sicily to Elizabeth Street: Housing and Social Change Among Italian Immigrants, 1880-1930

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From Sicily to Elizabeth Street analyzes the relationship of environment to social behavior. It revises our understanding of the Italian-American family and challenges existing notions of the Italian immigrant experience by comparing everyday family and social life in the agrotowns of Sicily to life in a tenement neighborhood on New York s Lower East Side at the turn of ...more
Paperback, 174 pages
Published June 30th 1984 by State University of New York Press (first published March 1984)
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