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1954, Addio Trieste ... the Triestine community of Melbourne

Nelli, Adriana (2000) 1954, Addio Trieste ... the Triestine community of Melbourne. PhD thesis, Victoria University of Technology.

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Abstract

Triestine migration to Australia is the direct consequence of numerous disputations over the city's political boundaries in the immediate post-World War II period. As such the triestini themselves are not simply part of an overall migratory movement of Italians who took advantage of Australia's post-war immigration program, but their migration is also the reflection of an important period in the history of what today is known as the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region. By examining the migrant experience of both first and subsequent generations of Triestines in the Australian city of Melbourne in a historical context, this study highlights the importance of both the past and the present experience in the process of migrant settlement and identity construction.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD thesis)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Italians, Victoria, Melbourne, Immigrants, Trieste (Italy), identity, post-war immigration, Triestines, Friuli Venezia Giulia Region, Italian history, settlement
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1701 Psychology
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Social Sciences and Psychology
FOR Classification > 2103 Historical Studies
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2010 22:39
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:45
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/15651
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