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Author Moses, Paul (Professor of English)
Title An unlikely union : the love-hate story of New York's Irish and Italians / Paul Moses.
Publication Info. New York : New York University Press, [2015]
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 Stack 3  305.8 M    IN LIBRARY
Description xi, 381 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-366) and index.
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.
Subject Italian Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Irish Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Italian Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Ethnic identity.
Irish Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Ethnic identity.
New York (N.Y.) -- Ethnic relations.
Genre or Form History.
Added Title Love-hate story of New York's Irish and Italians
ISBN 9781479871308 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
1479871303 (hbk. : acid-free paper)