From immigrants to emigrants: Salesian education and the failed integration of Italians in Egypt, 1937-1960

@article{Turiano2017FromIT,
  title={From immigrants to emigrants: Salesian education and the failed integration of Italians in Egypt, 1937-1960},
  author={Annalaura Turiano and Joseph John Viscomi},
  journal={Modern Italy},
  year={2017},
  volume={23},
  pages={1 - 17}
}
With Italy’s entry into the Second World War, Anglo-Egyptian authorities repatriated Italian diplomats from Egypt, arrested around 5,000 Italians, and sequestered both personal and business accounts. Italian institutions were indefinitely closed, including the Italian state schools. Hope for a future in Egypt among the roughly 60,000 Italian residents faded. The Salesian missionary schools, whose goal since the late nineteenth century had been to inculcate nationalist-religious sentiment in… Expand
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