Negotiating National Identity: Immigrants, Minorities, and the Struggle for Ethnicity in Brazil

3,78 valoración promedio
( 9 valoraciones por GoodReads )
 
9780822322924: Negotiating National Identity: Immigrants, Minorities, and the Struggle for Ethnicity in Brazil
Review:

" ... A very interesting read, and refreshing and important as it discusses aspects of the nation's history which have received so little scholarly attention to date, despite the millions of immigrants who have made Brazil one of the world's most diverse multi-cultural societies."-- British Bulletin of Publications on Latin America, April 2000 "Clearly written and well organized, this book makes a major contribution to the field of Brazilian studies. An outstanding work." Leo Spitzer, Dartmouth College.) "A rich, welcome addition to social history in the broadest sense... [This study] convincingly demonstrates the ironic fact that immigration policies seeking to 'whiten' Brazil instead led to the creation of an immensely multi-cultural society. A major contribution." (Robert M. Levine, University of Miami at Coral Gables) " ... Lesser's study is an important and welcome contribution to unravelling the more or less hidden recesses of ethnicity in Brazil."--European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, 73, October 2002

From the Publisher:

Despite great ethnic and racial diversity, ethnicity in Brazil is often portrayed as a simple matter of black or white, a distinction reinforced by the ruling elite's efforts to craft the nation's identity in its own image-white, Christian, and European. In "Negotiating National Identity", Jeffrey Lesser explores the role ethnic minorities from China, Japan, North Africa, and the Middle East have played in constructing a national identity, thereby challenging dominant notions of Brazilian nationality and citizenship. Seeking to realise their vision of a white Brazil, the ruling classes welcomed 'desirable' European immigrants yet did not anticipate the potential threat of social and labour activism. In reaction, Brazilian elites recruited migrant labour from Asia and the Middle East, then expanded the definition of 'whiteness', encouraging the new arrivals to consider themselves white regardless of their actual race or ethnicity. Believing, however, that their ethnic heritage was too high a price to pay for the 'privilege' of being white, many of these immigrants have created alternative categories for themselves, such as Syrian-Brazilian, Korean-Brazilian, and so on. By examining how acculturating minority groups have represented themselves, Lesser re-envisions what it means to be Brazilian. Based on extensive research, "Negotiating National Identity" will be valuable to scholars and students in Brazilian and Latin American studies, as well as those in the fields of immigrant history, ethnic studies, and race relations.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Lesser, Jeffrey
Editorial: Duke University Press
ISBN 10: 0822322927 ISBN 13: 9780822322924
Nuevos Cantidad: > 20
Librería
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Duke University Press. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 0822322927

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 18,00
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,28
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Lesser, Jeffrey
Editorial: Duke University Press, United States (1999)
ISBN 10: 0822322927 ISBN 13: 9780822322924
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
The Book Depository US
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Duke University Press, United States, 1999. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 234 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Despite great ethnic and racial diversity, ethnicity in Brazil is often portrayed as a simple matter of black or white, a distinction reinforced by the ruling elite s efforts to craft the nation s identity in its own image-white, Christian, and European. In Negotiating National Identity , Jeffrey Lesser explores the role ethnic minorities from China, Japan, North Africa, and the Middle East have played in constructing a national identity, thereby challenging dominant notions of Brazilian nationality and citizenship. Seeking to realise their vision of a white Brazil, the ruling classes welcomed desirable European immigrants yet did not anticipate the potential threat of social and labour activism. In reaction, Brazilian elites recruited migrant labour from Asia and the Middle East, then expanded the definition of whiteness , encouraging the new arrivals to consider themselves white regardless of their actual race or ethnicity. Believing, however, that their ethnic heritage was too high a price to pay for the privilege of being white, many of these immigrants have created alternative categories for themselves, such as Syrian-Brazilian, Korean-Brazilian, and so on. By examining how acculturating minority groups have represented themselves, Lesser re-envisions what it means to be Brazilian. Based on extensive research, Negotiating National Identity will be valuable to scholars and students in Brazilian and Latin American studies, as well as those in the fields of immigrant history, ethnic studies, and race relations. Nº de ref. de la librería AAJ9780822322924

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 21,38
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Lesser, Jeffrey
Editorial: Duke University Press, United States (1999)
ISBN 10: 0822322927 ISBN 13: 9780822322924
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
The Book Depository
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Duke University Press, United States, 1999. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 234 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Despite great ethnic and racial diversity, ethnicity in Brazil is often portrayed as a simple matter of black or white, a distinction reinforced by the ruling elite s efforts to craft the nation s identity in its own image-white, Christian, and European. In Negotiating National Identity , Jeffrey Lesser explores the role ethnic minorities from China, Japan, North Africa, and the Middle East have played in constructing a national identity, thereby challenging dominant notions of Brazilian nationality and citizenship. Seeking to realise their vision of a white Brazil, the ruling classes welcomed desirable European immigrants yet did not anticipate the potential threat of social and labour activism. In reaction, Brazilian elites recruited migrant labour from Asia and the Middle East, then expanded the definition of whiteness , encouraging the new arrivals to consider themselves white regardless of their actual race or ethnicity. Believing, however, that their ethnic heritage was too high a price to pay for the privilege of being white, many of these immigrants have created alternative categories for themselves, such as Syrian-Brazilian, Korean-Brazilian, and so on. By examining how acculturating minority groups have represented themselves, Lesser re-envisions what it means to be Brazilian. Based on extensive research, Negotiating National Identity will be valuable to scholars and students in Brazilian and Latin American studies, as well as those in the fields of immigrant history, ethnic studies, and race relations. Nº de ref. de la librería AAJ9780822322924

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 21,74
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

4.

Lesser, Jeffrey
Editorial: Duke University Press Books (1999)
ISBN 10: 0822322927 ISBN 13: 9780822322924
Nuevos Tapa blanda Cantidad: 1
Librería
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Duke University Press Books, 1999. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service!. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0822322927

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 22,37
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

5.

Lesser, Jeffrey
Editorial: Duke Univ
ISBN 10: 0822322927 ISBN 13: 9780822322924
Nuevos Tapa blanda Cantidad: 1
Librería
C. Clayton Thompson - Bookseller
(BOONE, NC, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Duke Univ. Estado de conservación: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Softcover A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. Nº de ref. de la librería 2331667

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 25,04
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

6.

Lesser, Jeffrey
Editorial: Duke University Press Books (1999)
ISBN 10: 0822322927 ISBN 13: 9780822322924
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Duke University Press Books, 1999. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0822322927

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 26,59
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

7.

Lesser, Jeffrey
ISBN 10: 0822322927 ISBN 13: 9780822322924
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción 1999. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 153mm x 24mm x 234mm. Paperback. Despite great ethnic and racial diversity, ethnicity in Brazil is often portrayed as a matter of black or white, a distinction reinforced by the ruling elite's efforts to craft the na.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 281 pages. 0.522. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780822322924

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 27,09
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

8.

Lesser, Jeffrey
Editorial: Duke University Press (1999)
ISBN 10: 0822322927 ISBN 13: 9780822322924
Nuevos Cantidad: 1
Librería
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Duke University Press, 1999. PAP. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería CA-9780822322924

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 17,39
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 10,74
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

9.

Lesser, Jeffrey
Editorial: Duke Univ Pr (1999)
ISBN 10: 0822322927 ISBN 13: 9780822322924
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Duke Univ Pr, 1999. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 281 pages. 10.00x6.00x0.75 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería __0822322927

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 28,44
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 7,16
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

10.

Lesser, Jeffrey
Editorial: Duke University Press Books (1999)
ISBN 10: 0822322927 ISBN 13: 9780822322924
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Duke University Press Books, 1999. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0822322927

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 32,22
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,74
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Existen otras copia(s) de este libro

Ver todos los resultados de su búsqueda