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Going Places: Slovenian Women's Stories on Migration (Paperback)

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Going Places is a narrative of a century of Slovenian Women's immigration stories. The book traces the migration of these Eastern European women to several destinations including Argentina, Egypt, Italy, and the United States. The research has been carefully culled from the subjects' letters, personal diaries, and oral interviews. What results is a story that covers the span of three or four generations.The book highlights in biography the story of identity under construction. Each woman's identity surpasses ethnic, national identity or belonging, but at the same time, contains different elements of identity transformation at different stages of the narrator's life. As one participant said, While their suitcases may be light with personal belongings, their stamina, strength and determination and emotional commitment would sink a battleship.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781937378714
ISBN-10: 1937378713
Publisher: University of Akron Press
Publication Date: September 20th, 2013
Pages: 128
Language: English