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Immigration and National Identities in Latin America

Nicola Foote and Michael Goebel


This book provides a comprehensive, comparative overview of immigration to Latin America, and presents original insight into the significance of immigration for regional national identities. The book is divided into two sections. Part one examines different spaces of migration, with chapters on the Greater Caribbean, Mexico, Argentina, and Brazil. Part two focuses on migrating peoples, with chapters on Jewish, German, Chinese, British Caribbean, Italian, and Middle Eastern immigrants. The volume is framed by a theoretically engaged introduction and conclusion, which locate the case-studies in ... More

Keywords: Immigrants, Migration, Nationalism, National Identity, Race, Transnationalism, Assimilation, Diaspora Nationalism, Latin America

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780813060002
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813060002.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nicola Foote, editor
Florida Gulf Coast University

Michael Goebel, editor