New York: Center for Migration Studies, 1992. Reprint. Quarto (28.5cm); dark blue publisher's cloth, stamped in gilt, no dustwrapper; 328pp. Light scuffs and shelf wear to boards; interiors very mildly yellowing at margins; else clean, Near Fine.
A 1992 reprint of the fourth American edition of this book, which was published in 1957. Pioneering historian, author, and publisher Giovanni Schiavo provides a comprehensive survey of the historical contributions of Italian-American explorers, settlers, and citizens. Starting with Christopher Columbus and John Cabot, this book tracks the progress and influence of prominent and ordinary Italians throughout American history, detailing their many positive roles in government, business, the military, education, fine arts, science, and religion.