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Arab and Jewish immigrants in Latin America : images and realities

Author: Ignacio Klich; Jeff Lesser
Publisher: London ; Portland, OR : F. Cass, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This collection of essays addresses various aspects of Arab and Jewish immigration and acculturation in Latin America. It is a volume that is neither about the repercussions of the Arab-Israeli conflict outside the Middle East, nor one which ignores some of its Latin American ramifications."--BOOK JACKET. "Immigration's promoters - Latin American elites keen to change their countries' ethnic mix - felt threatened  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ignacio Klich; Jeff Lesser
ISBN: 0714648736 9780714648736 0714644501 9780714644509
OCLC Number: 37806090
Notes: "This group of studies first appeared in a special issue ... of Immigrants and minorities, vol. 16, nos. 1 & 2, March/July 1997"--Title page verso.
Description: xiv, 263 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Arab-Jewish coexistence in the first half of 1900s Argentina / Ignacio Klich --
Jews are Turks who sell on credit : elite images of Arabs and Jews in Brazil / Jeffrey Lesser --
Arabs and Jews in the development of the Colombian Caribbean, 1850-1950 / Louise Fawcett and Eduardo Posada-Carbo --
Between privilege and opprobrium : the Arabs and Jews in Haiti / Brenda Gayle Plummer --
The Arab-Jewish economic presence in San Pedro Sula, the industrial capital of Honduras / Darío A. Euraque --
Re-creating community : Christians from Lebanon and Jews from Syria in Mexico, 1900-1938 / Liz Hamui-Halabe --
The economic and social conditions of Jewish and Arab immigrants in Bolivia, 1890-1980 / Marc J. Osterweil --
Ethnic history, nationalism and transnationalism in Argentine Arab and Jewish cultures / Michael Humphrey --
The question of "Argentinidad" : the self-image of Arab and Jewish ancestry in recent Argentine literature / Estela Valverde --
The historiography of Jewish immigration to Argentina : problems and perspectives / Fabiana Sabina Tolcachier --
The historiography of Arab immigration to Argentina / Theresa Alfaro Velcamp.
Responsibility: edited by Ignacio Klich and Jeffrey Lesser.
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