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Argentina Seen As It Is

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The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries saw millions upon millions of Italian emigrants going to what they believed to be a new and wonderful life in the Americas. While today the focus is on the success that their descendants have had in those adopted countries, the fact is that many of these poor, illiterate people, because of their lack of education, complaisa ...more
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Published November 13th 2013 by Garis Knight (first published 1902)
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In the spirit of full disclosure I am the publisher of this book. My rating reflects my honest opinion as a reader.

The first chapter of this book is very moving, describing a ship loaded with emigrants about to leave port. What follows is a chronicle of the journalist's eyewitness observations regarding all aspects of the immigrants' experiences in Argentina in the early 1900's. Anyone who has ancestors, Italian or otherwise, who emigrated to the New World in the last two centuries will read thi
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Famous Italian journalist, war reporter and traveller.

Father of Luigi Barzini (1908-1984)