A Century of Transnationalism: Immigrants and Their Homeland Connections

A Century of Transnationalism: Immigrants and Their Homeland Connections


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ISBN-13: 9780252081903
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 08/15/2016
Series: Studies of World Migrations Series
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Nancy L. Green is a professor of history at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales. She is a coeditor of Citizenship and Those Who Leave: The Politics of Emigration and Expatriation and author of The Other Americans in Paris: Businessmen, Countesses, Wayward Youth, 1880-1941 . Roger Waldinger is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at UCLA. He is editor of Strangers at the Gates: New Immigrants in Urban America and author of The Cross-Border Connection: Immigrants, Emigrants, and Their Homelands .

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction Roger Waidinger Nancy L. Green 1

Part I The State and Transnationalism

1 The "Return Politics" of a Sending Country: The Italian Case, 1880s-1914 Caroline Douki 35

2 Portuguese Migrants and Portugal: Elite Discourse and Transnational Practices Victor Pereira 56

3 Japanese Brazilians (1908-2013): Transnationalism amid Violence, Social Mobility, and Crisis Mônica Raisa Schpun 84

4 150 Years of Transborder Politics: Mexico and Mexicans Abroad David FitzGerald 106

5 Transnationalism and the Emergence of the Modern Chinese State: National Rejuvenation and the Ascendance of Foreign-Educated Elites (Liuxuesheng) Madeline Y. Hsu 132

Part II Immigrants and the Periodization of Transnationalism

6 Transnationalism, States' Influence, and the Political Mobilizations of the Arab Minority in Canada Honda Asal 161

7 Toward a History of American Jews and the Russian Revolutionary Movement Tony Michels 185

8 Periodizing Indian Organizational Transnationalism in the United Kingdom Thomas Lacroix 209

9 Transnationalism and Migration in the Colonial and Postcolonial Context: Emigrants from the Souf Area (Algeria) to Nanterre (France) (1950-2000) Marie-Claude Blanc-Chaléard 236

Contributors 261

Index 265

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