Italians havc been the protagonists of a phenomenon, that of migration, which has marked more than one generation ready to leavc behind the miseries of a very hard life to try to embrace a new dream,
If in the last decades of the nineteenth century emigration concerned mainly the northern regions of Italy, in the first two decades of the twentieth century the situation was reversed: the primacy passed to the southcrn regions, with the exodus from many towns of Cilento.
(“Foreword” in A strong unbroken bond, a cura di Pina Valente in collaboration with Bert Marinko, Amazon Ed. Print, 2023, pp. 1-5 (in italiano: “La storia dei Natale di Centola: uno studio sull’emigrazione cilentana”)