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A Discontented Diaspora : Japanese Brazilians and the Meanings of Ethnic Militancy, 1960-1980

By: Lesser, Jeffrey.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2007Description: 1 online resource (251 p.).ISBN: 9780822390480.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: A Discontented Diaspora : Japanese Brazilians and the Meanings of Ethnic Militancy, 1960–1980DDC classification: 305.895/6081 LOC classification: F2659F2659.J3L47 2007Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Illustrations and Tables; Preface and Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Prologue The Limits of Flexibility; Introduction The Pacific Rim in the Atlantic World; 1. Brazil's Japan Film and the Space of Ethnicity, 1960-1970; 2. Beautiful Bodies and (Dis)Appearing IdentitiesContesting Images of Japanese-Brazilian Ethnicity, 1970-1980; 3. Machine Guns and Honest Faces Japanese-Brazilian Ethnicity and Armed Struggle, 1964-1980; 4. Two Deaths Remembered; 5. How Shizuo Osawa Became ''Mário the Jap''; Epilogue Diaspora and Its Discontents; Notes; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Summary: Analyzes the experiences of a generation of Japanese-Brazilians in Sao Paulo during the most authoritarian period of military rule in order to ask questions about ethnicity, the nature of diasporic identity, and Brazilian culture.
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Contents; Illustrations and Tables; Preface and Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Prologue The Limits of Flexibility; Introduction The Pacific Rim in the Atlantic World; 1. Brazil's Japan Film and the Space of Ethnicity, 1960-1970; 2. Beautiful Bodies and (Dis)Appearing IdentitiesContesting Images of Japanese-Brazilian Ethnicity, 1970-1980; 3. Machine Guns and Honest Faces Japanese-Brazilian Ethnicity and Armed Struggle, 1964-1980; 4. Two Deaths Remembered; 5. How Shizuo Osawa Became ''Mário the Jap''; Epilogue Diaspora and Its Discontents; Notes; Glossary; Bibliography; Index

Analyzes the experiences of a generation of Japanese-Brazilians in Sao Paulo during the most authoritarian period of military rule in order to ask questions about ethnicity, the nature of diasporic identity, and Brazilian culture.

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<p>Jeffrey Lesser is Winship Distinguished Research Professor of the Humanities, Professor of History, and Director of the Program in Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Emory University. His books include Searching for Home Abroad: Japanese-Brazilians and Transnationalism and Negotiating National Identity: Immigrants, Minorities, and the Struggle for Ethnicity in Brazil, both also published by Duke University Press.</p>

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