Italy on the Pacific

San Francisco’s Italian Americans

  • Authors
  • Sebastian¬†Fichera

Part of the Italian and Italian American Studies book series (IIAS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Sebastian Fichera
    Pages 1-10
  3. Sebastian Fichera
    Pages 11-29
  4. Sebastian Fichera
    Pages 31-49
  5. Sebastian Fichera
    Pages 51-77
  6. Sebastian Fichera
    Pages 79-100
  7. Sebastian Fichera
    Pages 101-128
  8. Sebastian Fichera
    Pages 129-154
  9. Sebastian Fichera
    Pages 155-175
  10. Sebastian Fichera
    Pages 177-187
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 189-239

About this book


This book details the Italian immigrant experience in San Francisco from the Gold Rush to the Mayoralty of George Moscone - which is to say the entire life cycle of the Italian community - and defines the concept of community in a way never seen before.


America building concept consciousness economy Enzo Paci experience Italy migrant migration stars World War II

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2011
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-34188-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-00206-8
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