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Transoceanic migrations (1998-2009): The (re)construction of contemporary Italianness among Italo-descendants from Argentina and Brazil

Vale, Petterson Molina (2011) Transoceanic migrations (1998-2009): The (re)construction of contemporary Italianness among Italo-descendants from Argentina and Brazil. Diasporas, 19. pp. 20-30. ISSN 1637-5823

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Abstract

For nearly a century the Italian «great emigration» (1860-1970) drove millions of migrants to South America, in particular to Argentina and Brazil. According to the Italian legislation, their descendants are still entitled to the Italian nationality iure sanguinis. On which «Italianness» does this legal recognition lie? How was the identity of these «oriundi» shaped and passed on throughout the generations?

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.diasporas.ac.uk/
Additional Information: © 2011 Diasporas
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Date Deposited: 09 May 2013 16:06
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2019 09:58
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/49995

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