Immigrants in the Lands of Promise: Italians in Buenos Aires and New York City, 1870 to 1914
Book by Samuel L. Baily, Rutgers University
Reviewed by Arturo Ignacio Sánchez, LaGuardia Community College
Arturo Ignacio Sánchez, a Professor in the Humanities Department at LaGuardia Community College, reviews Immigrants in the Lands of Promise: Italians in Buenos Aires and New York City, 1870-1914. The book provides a historical comparative study of Italian immigrants in New York City and Buenos Aires. In New York City, Italian migrants entered a highly competitive economy and were faced with Nativism. In contrast, in Buenos Aires, the economy was less competitive and religious and linguistic similarities led to greater harmony than in the United States.
Read book review at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1747-7379.2006.00011.x.