Although these books do not specifically refer to the Foggia area, they are excellent works on the socio-economic conditions in Southern Italy after the Risorgimento, "push-pull" factors influencing emigration, and the emigrant experience on the trip over to L'America and the passage through the "Golden Door" (Ellis Island).
La Storia: Five Centuries of the Italian American Experience by Jerre Mangione and Ben Morreale
Under the Southern Sun by Paul Paolicelli
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