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Author Templeton, Jacqueline.

Title 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 Crawley, W.A. : University of Western Australia Press, 2003

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Description xv, 367 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
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
Summary This study explores the experience of Valtellinese migrants to Australia between 1860 and 1953. It employs the letters exchanged between the Italian migrants and their families to trace the story of these sojourners who journeyed from the mountains to the bush
Analysis Italian Australians
Immigration
First generation migrants
History
Social history (Australia)
Notes "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
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 353-361
Subject Italian Australians -- History -- Sources
Italians -- Australia -- History -- Sources.
Immigrants -- Australia -- History -- Sources.
Italians -- Australia -- Social life and customs.
Italians -- Australia -- Correspondence.
Immigrants -- Australia -- Correspondence.
Australia -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Records and correspondence.
Sozialgeschichte 1860-1962
Personal correspondence.
Author Lack, John F
Di Lorenzo, Gioconda.
LC no. 2004353395
ISBN 1920694013 :
Other Titles Italian migrants write home from Australia, 1860-1962