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Immigration, ethnicity, and national identity in Brazil, 1808 to the present

Author: Jeff Lesser
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013. ©2013
Series: New approaches to the Americas.
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"Immigration, Ethnicity, and National Identity in Brazil, 1808 to the Present" examines the immigration to Brazil of millions of Europeans, Asians and Middle Easterners beginning in the nineteenth century. Jeffrey Lesser analyzes how these newcomers and their descendants adapted to their new country and how national identity was formed as they became Brazilians along with their children and grandchildren. Lesser  Read more...
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History
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Lesser, Jeff.
Immigration, ethnicity, and national identity in Brazil, 1808 to the present
(DLC) 2012016727
(OCoLC)828663372
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Lesser
ISBN: 9781139611459 1139611453 9781139615174 1139615173 9781139624473 1139624474 9781139026796 1139026798
OCLC Number: 828671498
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 208 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Creating Brazilians --
From Central Europe and Asia : immigration schemes, 1822-1870 --
Mass migrations, 1880-1920 --
The creation of Euro-Brazilian identities --
How Arabs became Jews, 1880-1940 --Asianizing Brazil : new immigrants and new identities, 1900-1955 --
Epilogue : the song remains the same.
Series Title: New approaches to the Americas.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Lesser, Emory University.
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