The National Integration of Italian Return Migration, 1870-1929 (Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Modern History)

  • Publish Date: 1991-11-29
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Dino Cinel
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This book examines return migration to Italy from the United States from 1870 to 1929. A large number of Italians did not intend to settle permanently in the United States. Rather, they emigrated temporarily to the United States to make money in order to buy land in Italy. The book documents the flow back to Italy of individuals and remittances and discusses the strategies used by returnees in investing American savings.