Salamone, Frank A. Books

Dr. Salamone is past Chair of the Sociology-Anthropology Department at Iona College and is currently an online facilitator at the University of Phoenix. He received his Ph.D. in Anthropology from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Italians in Rochester, New York 1940-1960
2008 0-7734-5230-3
This work examines the experience of Italians as Italian-Americans in Rochester, New York, following World War II. Overall, the work explores the meaning of ethnicity and sheds light on anthropological, sociological, and historical theories of ethnicity and its use to advance the goals of a people. This book contains eight black and white photographs.

Italians in Rochester, New York 1900-1940
2001 0-7734-7602-4
Through research into the ethnic roots of his home town of Rochester, NY, Dr. Salamone’s study enables the reader to understand the interplay of social, cultural, and historical forces in shaping a particular variate of Italian-American identity.

Italians of Rochester, New York, Post World War II. Immigration, Prosperity, and Change
2013 0-7734-4326-6
A cogent and multi-generational recounting of the lives of major personalities and institutions that shaped the Italian American experience in Rochester, with attention to: World War II, entertainment, sports, music, educational institutions, politics, crime, marriage, and religion. The work focuses on how ethnic groups more or less successfully adapt to changing ecological circumstances.