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Soft soil, black grapes : the birth of Italian winemaking in California

Title
Soft soil, black grapes : the birth of Italian winemaking in California / Simone Cinotto ; [translated from the Italian by Michelle Tarnopolski].
Author
Cinotto, Simone.
Publication
New York : New York University Press, c2012.

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Description
ix, 267 p. : ill., maps; 24 cm.
Series Statement
Nation of newcomers
Uniform Title
  • Terra soffice, uva nera. English
  • Nation of newcomers.
Alternative Title
Terra soffice, uva nera.
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-260) and index.
Contents
The Success of Italian Winemakers in California and the "Pavesian Myth" -- Producing Winescapes : Immigrant Labor on California Land -- The Culture and Economy of Wine in Italy and California -- One Nation : The Importance of Ethnic Cooperation -- The Spirit and Social Ethics of Ethnic Entrepreneurship -- The Ethnic Edge : The Economy of Matrimonial Strategies and Family Culture -- White Labor and Happy Families : Race, Social Capital, and Paternalism -- Italian Winemakers and the American System -- Wine and the Alchemy of Race I : The Social and Cultural Economy of Italian Regionalism -- Wine and the Alchemy of Race II : Prohibition -- Conclusion : Work, Social Capital, and Race in the Experience of Italian Winemakers in California.
Call Number
JFE 13-6614
ISBN
  • 9780814717387 (cloth : acid-free paper)
  • 0814717381 (cloth : acid-free paper)
  • 9780814717394 (ebook)
  • 081471739X (ebook)
  • 9780814790311 (ebook)
  • 0814790313 (ebook)
LCCN
  • 2012016870
  • 40021618523
OCLC
793973703
Author
Cinotto, Simone.
Title
Soft soil, black grapes : the birth of Italian winemaking in California / Simone Cinotto ; [translated from the Italian by Michelle Tarnopolski].
Imprint
New York : New York University Press, c2012.
Series
Nation of newcomers
Nation of newcomers.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-260) and index.
Summary
Blending regional, social, and immigration history, Soft Soil, Black Grapes takes us on an original journey into the cultural construction of ethnic economies and markets, the social dynamics of American race, and the fully transnational history of American wine.
Other Standard Identifier
40021618523
Research Call Number
JFE 13-6614
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