Itailan and Early American Cinema

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/25/09 Representations of Italians in Early American Cinema HUI 338, Spring 2009 Prof. Reich
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9/25/09 Italian immigration: Facts Approximately 4 million Italians came to the United States between 1880- 1924 Mostly from the South (80%) Why did they leave? Overpopulation, high birthrate Poverty Exploitation
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9/25/09 Resulting phenomena Family abandonment The padrone , labor boss The Black Hand Female and child labor Education as privilege Extension of the paese : campanilismo Mutual aid/benefit societies
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9/25/09 Race in the 19th and early 20th century George Stocking (1994): race as a catch-all phrase to describe both national and cultural “character” Guglielmo on Race: a hierarchy of social relations and not just about ideas, ideologies and identity About power and privilege Gabaccia on Race:
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9/25/09 Italians, Race and Immigration Italians accorded inferior racial status
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2009 for the course HUI 338 taught by Professor Reich during the Spring '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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