Welcoming The Undesirables / Edition 1

Welcoming The Undesirables / Edition 1

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by Jeffrey Lesser
     
 


"This book adds an important new dimension to the worldwide history of the Jewish refugees during the Holocaust."—Jonathan D. Sarna, Brandeis University

"Lesser's book explains the Latin American Jewish experience more than any other book I know."—Robert M. Levine, University of MiamiSee more details below

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"This book adds an important new dimension to the worldwide history of the Jewish refugees during the Holocaust."—Jonathan D. Sarna, Brandeis University

"Lesser's book explains the Latin American Jewish experience more than any other book I know."—Robert M. Levine, University of Miami

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520084131
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
11/19/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables
A Note on Spelling
Abbreviations Used in the Text and Notes
Preface
Introduction: Brazil and the Jews1
1The "Other" Arrives23
2Nationalism, Nativism, and Restriction46
3Brazil Responds to the "Jewish Question"83
4Anti-Semitism and Philo-Semitism?118
5The Pope, the Dictator, and the Refugees Who Never Came146
6Epilogue: Brazilian Jews, Jewish Brazilians169
App. 1. The Jewish Population of Brazil179
App. 2. Jewish and General Immigration to Brazil, 1881-1942180
App. 3. Port of Jewish Arrivals in Brazil, 1925-1930181
App. 4. Jewish Immigration to Brazil, 1925-1935182
App. 5. Jewish and General Immigration to Brazil, 1925-1947183
App. 6. Jewish Immigration to Brazil, by Country of Origin, 1933-1942184
App. 7. Jewish Emigration from Germany and Jewish Immigration to Brazil, 1933-1941185
App. 8. Jewish Immigrants as a Percentage of All Immigrants to Brazil and Other Countries, 1933-1947186
Notes187
Bibliography241
Index271

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