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Loretta Baldassar

Loretta Baldassar reviews ‘The Italians in Australia’ by Gianfranco Cresciani

December 2003–January 2004, no. 257 01 December 2003
Cresciani’s very readable revised edition of The Italians is particularly informative on the early history of Italo-Australia. First published in 1985 with ABC Enterprises, based on the excellent television series of the same name, this new edition promises to provide ‘the definitive account’ of Italian life in Australia ‘into the twenty-first century’. Cresciani’s treatment of certain ... (read more)