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In Pursuit Of Their Dreams

Author : Jerry R. Williams
ISBN : 0972256164
Genre : Social Science
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Literary Nonfiction. Portuguese-American Studies. Immigration History. Jerry Williams's history of Azorean immigration to the United States offers us valuable insight into the experience and culture of Portuguese immigrants and their descendents. This account fills a major gap in American immigration history and gives us a comprehensive overview of how Portuguese-Americans--now numbering about a million people--have come to constitute a vibrant and highly visible presence within southeastern New England, the areas around San Francisco and San Diego, Hawaii, and the New Jersey/New York metropolitan area. Even though Azorean immigrants all came from similar cultural and social backgrounds, Williams shows how regionally specific opportunity structures and social hierarchies have contributed to significant differences within the Portuguese-American experience.
Category: Social Science

Stories Grandma Never Told

Author : Sue Fagalde Lick
ISBN : UVA:X004190718
Genre : History
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With touching honesty, compassion, thoughtfulness, and humor, more than sixty women provide an intimate and unforgettable view of what it means to be Portuguese American. A tribute to women of Portuguese descent, Stories Grandma Never Told also expands our sense of California, its history, and its real culture.
Category: History


Author : Susana Goulart Costa
ISBN : 0981933602
Genre : Azores
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Category: Azores

Community Culture And The Makings Of Identity

Author : Kimberly DaCosta Holton
ISBN : WISC:89108183625
Genre : Literary Collections
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Offers insight into the histories, cultures, and social dynamics of Portuguese and other Lusophone and Luso-African of the northeastern seaboard of the U.S.
Category: Literary Collections

Dream Chasers

Author : John Tirman
ISBN : 9780262028929
Genre : Social Science
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How the immigration battle plays out in America, from curriculum disputes to federal raids to the civil rights activism of young "Dreamers."
Category: Social Science

Land Of Milk And Money

Author : Anthony Barcellos
ISBN : 1933227400
Genre : Fiction
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A Portuguese immigrant family falls apart when the matriarch's death leaves their dairy-farm legacy up for grabs
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And Yet They Come

Author : Jerry R. Williams
ISBN : 0913256579
Genre : Azoreans
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Category: Azoreans

Home Is An Island

Author : Alfred Lewis
ISBN : 1933227362
Genre : Fiction
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On an island in the Azores, a young Portuguese boy comes of age, discovering love and literature before he departs for America
Category: Fiction

Sixty Acres And A Barn

Author : Alfred Lewis
ISBN : 1933227397
Genre : Fiction
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A western, agrarian novel that conjures the world of the small dairy farms of California and the Portuguese immigrants who worked them
Category: Fiction

Twice Round The Loggerhead

Author : Lance R. Lee
ISBN : 0918172225
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The Azores are an island nation where historically whaling was an essential way of life. To hunt the whale, young men and old would risk their lives in open boats from shore, and this activity represents the heart of Azorean history and tradition. This volume contains essays on the rich history of whaling and its associated folkways in the Azores and on the techniques of building the boat and the author's relationship with his Azorean mentor. Abundantly illustrated with line drawings, historical photographs, and over fifty watercolours documenting both the process and setting.
Category: Technology & Engineering