The Portuguese in the Americas Series aims to contribute to the growing field of Portuguese-American Studies. The Series documents the variety and complexity of the Portuguese-American experience by publishing works in the social sciences, history and literature.
Azorean Identity in Brazil and the United States
University of Massachusetts Press
Azorean Identity in Brazil and the United States:
Arguments about History, Culture, and Transnational Connections
João Leal; Wendy Graca, trans.

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth

2011 . 192 pp. 6 x 9"
Anthropology / Ethnic Studies / American History

$24.95 Paperback, 978-1-933227-31-3

Table of Contents of Azorean Identity in Brazil and the United States

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Old and New Immigrants
  • Fall River: The Festival and the Parade
  • The Community and Its Civil Society
  • Azorean-American Ethnicity: Tradition and Translation
  • The Variable Geometries of Transnationalism
  • Silences within the Parade and the Futures of Ethnicity
  • The Azoreanist Movement: From the Elites to the Masses
  • “We Azorean”: Ancestors and Descendants
  • Azoreanist Activists: Scholars, Artists, and Cultural Producers
  • Azoreans, Germans, Gaúchos: Cultural Wars and Politics of Identity
  • Conclusion: Identity and Culture
  • Interviews and Works Cited
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