Nancy C. Carnevale's A New Language, A New World: Italian Immigrants in the PDF

By Nancy C. Carnevale

ISBN-10: 0252034031

ISBN-13: 9780252034039

An exam of Italian immigrants and their little ones within the early 20th century, A New Language, a brand new World is the 1st full-length ancient case research of 1 immigrant group's adventure with language in the United States. Incorporating the interdisciplinary literature on language inside of a historic framework, Nancy C. Carnevale illustrates the complexity of the subject of language in American immigrant lifestyles. by way of taking a look at language from the views of either immigrants and the dominant tradition in addition to their interplay, this publication finds the function of language within the formation of ethnic identification and the usually coercive context in which immigrants needs to negotiate this process.

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