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From Cuenca to Queens An Anthropological Story of Transnational Migration

ISBN-10: 0292701713

ISBN-13: 9780292701717

Edition: 2004

Authors: Ann Miles

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Discussions of transnational migration rarely spare time for the individual stories which can be told by real people. This volume does just that, following the journey of Vicente Quitasaca from Cuenca in Ecuador to New York City. Ann Miles assesses the impact on his life & on his family.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 5/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 247
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

FREDERICK LUIS ALDAMA is Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor of English at the Ohio State University, where he founded and directs LASER/Latino and Latin American Space for Enrichment and Research.Francis Hodge (1915–2008) was Professor of Drama at the University of Texas at Austin.Ann Miles is an anthropologist and a professor in the Sociology Department of Western Michigan University. The author of From Cuenca to Queens: An Anthropological Story of Transnational Migration, she has conducted ethnographic research in the city of Cuenca, Ecuador, for more than two decades.

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Time Line of Important Events
From Cuenca to Queens: Transnational Lives
Transnational Migration: Economies and Identities
Family Matters
Rosa
Lucho
The Children
Vicente
Lives and Stories
Notes
References
Index