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Migrant Marketplaces: Food and Italians in North and South America

Elizabeth Zanoni


Migrant Marketplaces explores how connections between Italian people and foods in Italy, the United States, and Argentina influenced migrants’ consumer experiences and identities in New York and Buenos Aires during the age of mass migration. The book analyzes discussion about and representations of foodstuffs in the migrant press to characterize New York and Buenos Aires as “migrant marketplaces,” urban spaces defined by transnational linkages between mobile people and goods. As migrant marketplaces, New York and Buenos Aires were global and gendered sites where Italians interacted with foods ... More

Keywords: migrant marketplace, gender, New York, Buenos Aires, Race, Nationality, World War I, Transnational, food consumption, identity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780252041655
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252041655.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Elizabeth Zanoni, author
Old Dominion University