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Entrepreneurship by The Numbers

Sanjoy Chakravorty, Devesh Kapur, and Nirvikar Singh

in The Other One Percent: Indians in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190648749
eISBN:
9780190648770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190648749.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the entrepreneurial experience of Indian Americans in the context of U.S. national debates on economic growth, job creation, and immigration, as well as previous studies of ... More


Entrepreneurial Narratives, Niches, and Networks

Sanjoy Chakravorty, Devesh Kapur, and Nirvikar Singh

in The Other One Percent: Indians in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190648749
eISBN:
9780190648770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190648749.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter begins with the core story of Indian-American entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, centered on the workings of The Indus Entrepreneurs, the community’s powerful networking and mentoring ... More


“Mighty Oaks”: The Entrepreneurs

Susan C. Pearce, Elizabeth J. Clifford, and Reena Tandon

in Immigration and Women: Understanding the American Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767382
eISBN:
9780814768266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767382.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter offers a look at the “other” side of immigrant entrepreneurship that is rarely noticed: the female side. Leaving behind their grandmothers' patterns of sharing work in their husbands' ... More


Soft Soil, Black Grapes: The Birth of Italian Winemaking in California

Simone Cinotto

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717387
eISBN:
9780814717394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717387.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

From Ernest and Julio Gallo to Francis Ford Coppola, Italians have shaped the history of California wine. More than any other group, Italian immigrants and their families have made California ... More


In Italy Everyone Enjoys It—Why Not in America?: Italian Americans and Consumption in Transnational Perspective During the Early Twentieth Century

Elizabeth Zanoni

in Making Italian America: Consumer Culture and the Production of Ethnic Identities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256235
eISBN:
9780823261741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256235.003.0004
Subject:
History, Economic History

The magnitude of Italian imports in the United States before World War II reflected the role that immigrants played in fostering the commercial flows. Italian immigrants’ conspicuous fondness of ... More


Sovereign Consumption: Italian Americans’ Transnational Film Culture in 1920s New York City

Giorgio Bertellini

in Making Italian America: Consumer Culture and the Production of Ethnic Identities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256235
eISBN:
9780823261741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256235.003.0005
Subject:
History, Economic History

Italian-produced films found a vast audience in New York City theaters, encompassing motives of emotional longing and diasporic nationalism among immigrant spectators well into the 1920s. The essay ... More


Consuming La Bella Figura: Charles Atlas and American Masculinity, 1910–1940

Dominique Padurano

in Making Italian America: Consumer Culture and the Production of Ethnic Identities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256235
eISBN:
9780823261741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256235.003.0006
Subject:
History, Economic History

The biography of pioneering body-builder Charles Atlas (né Angelo Siciliano) illuminates the paths of the commodification of the Italian American male body against the backdrop of the consumer ... More


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