An amulet of Greek earth : generations of immigrant folk culture /

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Main Author: Papanikolas, Helen Zeese
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Athens : Swallow Press/Ohio University Press, 2002.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Part 1. Ancient Lore and Lost Greatness
  • 1.. The Azure Land
  • 2.. The Byzantine Eagle
  • 3.. Seed in Numbers
  • 4.. Poverty and Communal Celebrations
  • 5.. Death and Black Flowers
  • 6.. Stories for the Poor
  • Part 2. Nationhood and Exile
  • 7.. Romiosini, the Beautiful Word
  • 8.. Toward the Unknown
  • 9.. Leaving the Ships with Fleas
  • 10.. Shoeshine Boys
  • 11.. The Coffeehouse
  • 12.. The Greek American Press
  • 13.. Priests and Apostates
  • 14.. The Midwest and West
  • 15.. Strangers among Strangers
  • 16.. Riding the Rails
  • 17.. The Midwife Magherou
  • 18.. Men Wanting to See the Sky
  • 19.. Maria Economidhou, Journalist
  • 20.. Picture Brides
  • 21.. Strikes and Strikebreakers
  • Part 3. Americanization
  • 22.. Disorder and World War I
  • 23.. The Ku Klux Klan and the American Legion
  • 24.. The Greek Cult of Success
  • 25.. America Swallows the Young
  • 26.. Refugee Songs for Solace
  • 27.. Straddling Two Cultures
  • 28.. Never a Nickel for a Drink
  • 29.. Archbishop Athenagoras
  • 30.. The End of the Great Immigrant Era
  • 31.. The Lost Native Land
  • 32.. Rebels and Pilgrims
  • 33.. Maria Callas: A Lost Childhood
  • 34.. Anguish in the Confessionals
  • Epilogue: Vestiges of Romiosini
  • Notes
  • Glossary
  • Index

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