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Goodbye, Brazil �migr�s from the Land of Soccer and Samba

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ISBN-10: 0299293041

ISBN-13: 9780299293048

Edition: 2013

Authors: Maxine L. Margolis

List price: $29.95
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Brazil, a country that has always received immigrants, only rarely saw its own citizens move abroad. Beginning in the late 1980s, however, thousands of Brazilians left for the United States, Japan, Portugal, Italy, and other nations, propelled by a series of intense economic crises. By 2009 an estimated three million Brazilians were living abroad—about 40 percent of them in the United States.           Goodbye, Brazilis the first book to provide a global perspective on Brazilian emigration. Drawing and synthesizing data from a host of sociological and anthropological studies, preeminent Brazilian immigration scholar Maxine L. Margolis surveys and analyzes this greatly expanded Brazilian…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 6/28/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 308
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

List of Tables
Preface and Acknowledgments
The Boys (and Girls) from Brazil
Why They Go
Who They Are
How They Arrive
"Doing America": Big Cities and Small
Other Destinations: Europe, England, and the Republic of Ireland
Other Destinations: Pacific Bound
Other Destinations: And for the Poor
Quintessential Emigrants: Valadarenses
Faith and Community: Ties That Bind?
What Does It Mean to Be Brazilian?
Here Today and Gone Tomorrow?