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Good Americans : Italian and Jewish Immigrants During the First World War

By: Sterba, Christopher M.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2003Description: 1 online resource (282 p.).ISBN: 9781602564749.Subject(s): Italian Americans | Jews | World War, 1914-1918 | World War, 1914-1918 - United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Good Americans : Italian and Jewish Immigrants During the First World WarDDC classification: 305.85107309041 | 940.373 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Introduction: The Melting Pot Goes to War; 1 The Heyday of the New Immigrant Enclave; I: Your Country Needs You; 2 ""Get in Out of the Draft": Raising Volunteers and the Italian Response in New Haven; 3 "Not as a Jew but as a Citizen": The Draft and New York Jewry; II: Training the New Immigrant Soldier; 4 Being Italian in the Yankee Division; 5 Being Jewish in the National Army; III: The Home Front; 6 "More Than Ever, We Feel Proud to Be Italians"; 7 "New York Jewry Must Do Its Duty"; 8 "They Were Good Americans": Survival and Victory on the Western Front
Epilogue: A New Voice in PoliticsNotes; Selected Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Summary: Among the Americans who joined the ranks of the Doughboys fighting World War I were thousands of America's newest residents. Good Americans examines the contributions of Italian and Jewish immigrants, both on the homefront and overseas, in the Great War. While residing in strong, insular communities, both groups faced a barrage of demands to participate in a conflict that had been raging in their home countries for nearly three years. Italians and Jews ""did their bit"" in relief, recruitment, conservation, and war bond campaigns, while immigrants and second-generation ethnic soldiers fought o
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Contents; Introduction: The Melting Pot Goes to War; 1 The Heyday of the New Immigrant Enclave; I: Your Country Needs You; 2 ""Get in Out of the Draft": Raising Volunteers and the Italian Response in New Haven; 3 "Not as a Jew but as a Citizen": The Draft and New York Jewry; II: Training the New Immigrant Soldier; 4 Being Italian in the Yankee Division; 5 Being Jewish in the National Army; III: The Home Front; 6 "More Than Ever, We Feel Proud to Be Italians"; 7 "New York Jewry Must Do Its Duty"; 8 "They Were Good Americans": Survival and Victory on the Western Front

Epilogue: A New Voice in PoliticsNotes; Selected Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z

Among the Americans who joined the ranks of the Doughboys fighting World War I were thousands of America's newest residents. Good Americans examines the contributions of Italian and Jewish immigrants, both on the homefront and overseas, in the Great War. While residing in strong, insular communities, both groups faced a barrage of demands to participate in a conflict that had been raging in their home countries for nearly three years. Italians and Jews ""did their bit"" in relief, recruitment, conservation, and war bond campaigns, while immigrants and second-generation ethnic soldiers fought o

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