Beyond Cannery Row: Sicilian Women, Immigration, and by Carol Lynn McKibben PDF

By Carol Lynn McKibben

ISBN-10: 0252030583

ISBN-13: 9780252030581

ISBN-10: 0252073002

ISBN-13: 9780252073007

Presenting a nuanced tale of ladies, migration, neighborhood, undefined, and civic lifestyles on the flip of the 20th century, Carol Lynn McKibben's Beyond Cannery Row analyzes the methods of migration and payment of Sicilian fishers from 3 villages in Western Sicily to Monterey, California--and occasionally again again. 


McKibben's research of gender and gender roles indicates that it was once the ladies during this group who had the perception, the ability, and the aim to reply or even prosper amid altering fiscal stipulations. Vividly evoking the immigrants' daily reports via first-person bills and designated description, McKibben demonstrates that the cannery paintings performed by means of Sicilian immigrant ladies used to be the most important by way of the identification formation and group improvement. those alterations allowed their households to outlive the demanding situations of political conflicts over citizenship in international struggle II and intermarriage with outsiders through the migration adventure. the ladies shaped voluntary institutions and celebrated festas that successfully associated them with one another and with their domestic villages in Sicily. non-stop migration created a powerful feel of transnationalism between Sicilians in Monterey, which has enabled them to proceed as a possible ethnic neighborhood today.


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