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Name of Object:

Italian peasants in Tunisia

Name in original language:

Contadini italiani


Rome, Italy

Holding Institution:

Italian Geographical Society (SGI)

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Holding Institution (original language):

Società Geografica Italiana (SGI)

Date of Object:

First years of the 20th century


According to official statistics, in 1921 there were around 4,000 Italian peasants in Tunisia; together with their families they amounted to 15,400 people, or roughly 60 per cent of the Europeans employed in agriculture.

Archival or Bibliographical Reference:

Comitato della Camera italiana di commercio ed arti, Gli italiani in Tunisia, Tunis, 1906, p. 24

Citation of this web page:

"Italian peasants in Tunisia" in "Sharing History", Museum With No Frontiers, 2023. https://sharinghistory.museumwnf.org/database_item.php?id=object;AWE;it;124;en;N

Copyedited by: Anne Dowell

MWNF Working Number: IT1 124

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