--Robin D. G. Kelley, USC
Are Italians White? is great social and cultural history. Guglielmo and Salerno have "done the right thing." This is a compelling volume.
--Robert A.Orsi, Northwestern University
Are Italians White? works from a strong antiracist premise and follows the thread of progressive, activist Italian-American history into the present. Bravo!
--Micaela di Leonardo, Northwestern University
This is an outstanding collection, combining sympathy for its subjects, passion for the truth, a critical outlook, and exemplary scholarship.
--Noel Ignatiev, author of How the Irish Became White
This splendid collection is certain to prompt critical rethinking of the way in which the so-called "new immigrants" negotiated their transition from foreigners to members of mainstream America.
--Rick Halpern, University of Toronto
"This book cuts to the heart of the similarities and the differences between Italian Americans and African Americans, which historically has been a volatile mix. I applaud this insightful scrutiny."