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The immigrant divide : how Cuban Americans changed the US and their homeland

Author: Susan Eckstein
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2009.
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This book offers a rare in depth analysis of Cuban immigrants; their social, cultural, economic, and political adaptation, their transformation of Miami into the "northern most Latin American city," and their cross border engagement and homeland impact.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Eckstein
ISBN: 9780415999229 0415999227 9780415999236 0415999235 9780203881002 0203881001
OCLC Number: 259266310
Description: xii, 298 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Immigrants and the weight of their past --
Immigrant imprint in America --
Immigrant politics : for whom and for what? --
The personal is political : bonding across borders --
Cuba through the looking glass --
Transforming transnational ties into economic worth --
Dollarization and its discontents : homeland impact of diaspora generosity --
Reenvisioning immigration.
Responsibility: Susan Eva Eckstein.
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