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discontented diaspora

Jeff Lesser

discontented diaspora

Japanese-Brazilians and the meanings of ethnic militancy, 1960-1980

by Jeff Lesser

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japanese -- Brazil -- Ethnic identity,
  • National characteristics, Brazilian

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJeffrey Lesser.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF2659.J3 L47 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17906346M
    ISBN 109780822340607, 9780822340812
    LC Control Number2007015040

    In , IBGE published a book about the Japanese diaspora and it estimated that, as of , there were 1,, people of Japanese descent in Brazil. The Japanese immigration was concentrated to São Paulo and, still in , % of Japanese Brazilians lived in this state.


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He does so by exploring particular experiences of young Japanese Brazilians who came of age in São Paulo during the s and s, an intensely authoritarian period of military rule. In A Discontented Diaspora, Jeffrey Lesser investigates broad questions of ethnicity, the nature of diasporic identity, and Brazilian culture.

He does so by exploring particular experiences of young Japanese Brazilians who came of age in São Paulo during the s and s, an Author: Jeffrey Lesser.

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Green. Jeffrey Lesser is Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Latin American History and Chair of the History Department at Emory University, Atlanta. He is the author of A Discontented Diaspora: Japanese-Brazilians and the Meanings of Ethnic Militancy, (), which received an honorable mention for the Roberto Reis Prize from the Brazilian Studies Association; Negotiating National Identity.

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Second, by moving between the cities of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Salvador da Bahia, Alberto is able to gauge both the national and regional nature of 'race' in a country where the word, and all the baggage that is attached to it, is uniquely up for grabs."--Jeffrey Lesser, author of A Discontented Diaspora: Japanese-Brazilians and the.

Voice After Exit: Diaspora Advocacy. Introduction. In Albert Hirschman’s classic book on social choice, Exit, Voice, and Loyalty, Hirschman describes three choices that “consumers” (whether of products or political systems) have when they are discontented.

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Durham: Duke University Press, Pp. xxx, Author: Victoria Langland. All in all, A Discontented Diaspora is a very insightful study of race and ethnicity in modern Brazilian history, which clearly suggests many possibilities for future research on persons of Asian descent in Latin America.

Furthermore, this book can also be read as an ethnographer's field notes. Jeffrey Lesser is Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Latin American History and Chair of the History Department at Emory University, Atlanta.

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Jeffrey Lesser is a U.S.-based historian of Latin America who is the Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor. Prior to that he was the Winship Distinguished Professor of the Humanities.

After two terms as the chair of the History Department at Emory University he was named the first faculty director of the Halle Institute for Global is the author of numerous books on ethnicity, immigration. A Discontented Diaspora: Iapanese Brazilians and the Meanings of Ethnic Militancy, Duke UP.

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Hotel Trópico will be read not only by scholars of Brazil and Latin America but also by those studying Africa, empire, and postcolonialism."- Jeffrey Lesser, author of A Discontented Diaspora: Japanese Brazilians and the Meanings of Ethnic Militancy,"This book is no standard diplomatic history.

Jeffrey Lesser’s A Discontented Diaspora is outstanding history. He dedicates his book in part to his mentor Warren Dean, who, he notes, ‘‘demand(ed) that his stu-dents look for the agency among historical actors’’ (xi). Lesser has taken the counsel to heart. The Japanese Brazilians (Nikkei) he.

He has written several books, including The French Polity (, ), and contributed to numerous journals and books, most recently the forthcoming Ethnic and Racial Minorities in Author: Hem Raj Kafle. Praise “The Alaska Native Reader successfully describes and captures the diversity of Alaska’s history, politics, and cultural traditions.

The book, although highly descriptive, provides a solid historical foundation and raises some thought-provoking questions.” — Gregory R. Campbell, Canadian Journal of Native Studies “As a book that purports to address history, culture, and.

America, Lesser has written a much more focused book with A Discontented Diaspora. The time-frame is short and roughly covers the extended period of military authoritarianism in Brazil during the middle of the Cold War. His focus is film and what he refers to as * ethnic space'.

He also examines Japanese-Brazilian radicalism. Description: In A Discontented Diaspora, Jeffrey Lesser investigates broad questions of ethnicity, the nature of diasporic identity, and Brazilian culture. He does so by exploring particular experiences of young Japanese Brazilians who came of age in São Paulo during the s and s, an intensely authoritarian period of military rule.

Japanese Studies – sources. Key Books on Japanese Society and Culture (mostly since ) updated on Janu General. A Discontented Diaspora: Japanese Brazilians and the Meanings of Ethnic Militancy, Durham: Duke University Press. Tsuda, Takeyuki, ed. Local Citizenship in Recent Countries of Immigration: Japan.

Published Books: Research on Immigration and Ethnicity in Brazil. My most recent book, Immigration, Ethnicity and National Identity in Brazil (Cambridge University Press, ; Editora UNESP, ) examines the immigration to Brazil of millions of Europeans, Asians, and Middle Easterners from the nineteenth century to the present.

I am also the author of A Discontented Diaspora: Japanese. A Discontented Diaspora - Japanese Brazilians and the Meanings of Ethnic Militancy, Durham, NC: Duke University Press, Asian Studies Review, 33 4: Book Reviews Neva Lukić: A Twenty-First-Century Fusion of Orwell and Kharms Neva Lukić / Courtesy of Cultural Institution Blesok The recent collection of short stories by.

A Discontented Diaspora: Japanese Brazilians and the Meanings of Ethnic Militancy, – Jeffrey Lesser ISBN (cloth) ISBN (paper) Duke University Press, Negotiating National Identity: Immigrants, Minorities, and the Struggle for Ethnicity in Brazil Jeffrey Lesser ISBN (cloth).

Her mind was less difficult to develop. She was a woman of mean understanding, little information, and uncertain temper. When she was discontented, she fancied herself nervous. The business of her life was to get her daughters married; its solace was visiting and news." (end of ch.

1, vol. A Discontented Diaspora: Japanese-Brazilians and the Meanings of Ethnic Militancy, (Durham: Duke University Press, ), pp. Roberto Reis Prize (Honorable Mention), Brazilian Studies Association. Portuguese edition: Uma Diáspora Descontente: Os Nipo-Brasileiros e os Significados da Militância Étnica, File Size: KB.

Lesser is the author of numerous prize winning books including, Immigration, Ethnicity and National Identity in Brazil, A Discontented Diaspora: Japanese-Brazilians and the Meanings of Ethnic Militancy, awarded the Roberto Reis Prize (Honorable Mention), Brazilian Studies Association; Negotiating National Identity: Immigrants, Minorities.

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