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Introduction 1. Italians to Italian Americans: Escaping the "Southern Problem" 2. The Mafia: Mediterranean Menace, American Myth 3. A Genre is Born: The Appeal of Pure Power 4. Don Corleone Was My Grandfather 5. From Mean Streets to Suburban Meadow: The Sopranos Re-Writes The Genre 6. Act Like a Man: Sex and Gender in the Mafia Myth 7. Moulanyans, Medigahns, and Wonderbread Wops: Race and Racism on Screen and off 8. Cultural Holocaust or National Myth? The Politics of Anti-Defamation 9. Conclusion: Addio, Godfather? Notes Acknowledgments Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Mafia -- United States.
Italian Americans -- Social conditions.