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Author Beserra, Bernadete.
Title Brazilian immigrants in the United States : cultural imperialism and social class / Bernadete Beserra ; preface by Michael Kearney.
Imprint New York : LFB Scholarly Pub., 2003.

Author Beserra, Bernadete.
Series The new Americans
New Americans (LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC)
Subject Brazilian Americans -- California -- Los Angeles -- Social conditions.
Brazilian Americans -- Cultural assimilation -- California -- Los Angeles.
Immigrants -- California -- Los Angeles -- Social conditions.
Imperialism -- Social aspects -- United States.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Ethnic relations.
Brazil -- Emigration and immigration.
United States -- Emigration and immigration.
Brazil -- Relations -- United States.
United States -- Relations -- Brazil.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 242 pages).
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Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-237) and index.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents Table of Contents -- List of Tables -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- INTRODUCTION -- 1. Ways to Los Angeles: Hollywood, God, and Other Dreams -- 2. Brazilians in Los Angeles -- 3. The Brazilian Adventists in Chino -- 4. The Brazilian Women's Group: A Place to Feel at Home -- 5. Carving out a Place in Los Angeles -- 6. The Dilemma of Americanization and the Reinforcement of a Mythical Brazilianness -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1593320485 (electronic bk.)
9781593320485 (electronic bk.)
1931202680 (acid-free paper)
9781931202688 (acid-free paper)
1593321562 (paperback)
9781593321567 (paperback)
OCLC # 54059311
Additional Format Print version: Beserra, Bernadete. Brazilian immigrants in the United States. New York : LFB Scholarly Pub., 2003 1931202680 (DLC) 2003009020 (OCoLC)52121386

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