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Title:
An unlikely union : the love-hate story of New York's Irish and Italians
Author:
Moses, Paul (Professor of English)
Publication Information:
New York : New York University Press, [2015]
Physical Description:
xi, 381 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Part I. In the basement: the church as a battleground -- "Garibaldi and his hordes" -- "The Italian problem" -- Tipping point -- "Race war" -- Part II. Turf wars: rivals in the workplace -- "Can't they be separated?" -- "The other half of me!" -- Black Hand -- On the waterfront -- White Hand -- Part III. Sharing the stage: politics and entertainment -- The Pols -- Cool -- Part IV. At the altar: becoming family -- Love stories -- Food and family -- Sharing the bastions of power.
ISBN:
9781479871308
Format :
Book