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Inhaltsangabe: This book is about the Portuguese who immigrated from the Azores Islands to the United States during the years 1800-1870, 1870-1920, and 1957-1982. The earliest Portuguese immigrants were employed in the whaling industry, and settled in New England and California. Another major concentration can be found in the Hawaiian Islands, where they were originally employed as contract agricultural workers. The first chapter of the book describes how whaling helped the Portuguese to reach America. Chapters 2 and 3 compare and contrast the immigrants' occupational experiences in the face of discrimination. Chapter 4 analyzes economic conditions that prompted the Portuguese to leave the Azores and come to America. The fifth chapter examines how these immigrants tried to become assimilated into American culture while retaining their own cultural values. Finally, the last three chapters of the book discuss contemporary economic and political life in the Azores Islands, and explain why Azorean Portuguese continue to immigrate to the United States in search of better economic opportunities.
Buchbeschreibung 1982. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fair. 1982 hardcover edition. Ex library copy without dustjacket and with stamps and labels to spine and endpapers but the text is clean and the binding is tight. Posted promptly by UK seller. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GG-6C3B-GC5F
Buchbeschreibung Center for Migration Studies, 1982. Buchzustand: Fair. N/A. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP85697369
Buchbeschreibung Center for Migration Studies, 1982. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P020913256579