The Italian Legacy in Philadelphia

History, Culture, People, and Ideas

Edited by Andrea Canepari and Judith Goode
Book Cover

HC: $50.00
EAN: 978-1-4399-1647-6
Publication: Oct 21

420 pages
9 x 12
211 color photos, 29 halftones, 2 maps



Essays showing the rich contribution of Italians and Italian Americans to Global Philadelphia

About the Author(s)

H.E. Andrea Canepari, Ambassador of Italy to the Dominican Republic, was Consul General in Philadelphia and promoted public diplomacy initiatives to foster synergies among Italian-Americans, Italy, and the Delaware Valley. He served on several committees and boards, including the Presidential Advisory Board of Jefferson University. He received the 2016 Global Philadelphia Award from Temple University. He is the coeditor of The Italian Legacy in Washington, D.C.: Architecture, Design, Art and Culture.

Judith Goode is Professor Emerita of Anthropology and Urban Studies at Temple University. She is the coeditor of The New Poverty Studies: The Ethnography of Power, Politics, and Impoverished People in the United States and coauthor of Reshaping Ethnic and Racial Relations in Philadelphia: Immigrants in a Divided City and The Anthropology of the City: An Introduction to Urban Anthropology. In 2000, she was awarded the Prize for Distinguished Achievement in the Critical Study of North America by the Society for the Anthropology of North America.