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From the mountains to the bush
Italian migrants write home from Australia, 1860-1962
Jacqueline Templeton ; edited by John Lack assisted by Gioconda Di Lorenzo.

Published 2003 by University of Western Australia Press in Crawley, W.A .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Pt. I.
The Valtellina - Australia Migrations -- -- Ch. 1.
Behind the salt-water curtain -- -- Ch. 2.
Sojourners -- -- Ch. 3.
The home front -- -- Ch. 4.
'What sort of a life is this!' -- -- Pt. II.
The Migrants and their Letters --
Antonio Crameri, 1861-65 --
Bombardieri - Molinari, 1882-96 --
Pozzi-Beccaria, 1875-76 --
Battista Cabassi, 1883 --
Lorenzo Bonadeo, 1893-1904 --
The A. and L. families, 1900-40 --
Nazzari, 1912-30 --
Salandi-De Campo, 1912-18 --
The G. family, 1934-62 --
Romedietti, 1931-55 --
Agostino Candiani, 1937-60 --
The O. and S. families, 1949-52 --
Tarcisio Crapella, 1952-53.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-361).
"This path-breaking study explores the experience of Italian migrants to Australia between 1860 and 1962. Jackie Templeton employs the letters exchanged between Valtellinese migrants and their families to trace the extraordinary story of these sojourners who came from the mountains to the bush. Complemented by fascinating family and social histories, 124 letters are reproduced in full"--Jacket.

Genre
Correspondence.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
305.851094
Library of Congress
DU122.I8 T46 2003

The Physical Object

Pagination
xv, 367 p. :
Number of pages
367

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3345534M
ISBN 10
1920694013
LC Control Number
2004353395
Goodreads
3806081

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