The Japanese in Latin America

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University of Illinois Press, 2004 - History - 335 pages
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Examines Japanese agricultural colonies in Latin America, as well as the subsequent cultural networks that sprang up within and among them, and the changes that occurred as the Japanese moved from wage labor to ownership of farms and small businesses. This is a comprehensive study of the patterns of Japanese migration on the continent as a whole.
 

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Rich evidence presented in an unstructured way with plenty of redundancies.

Contents

Before Latin America The Early Japanese Immigrant Experience in Hawaii Canada and the United States
4
The Latin American Pioneers
11
Issei and Nisei in Mexico Peru and Brazil 190837
51
The Smaller Japanese Communities 190838
86
The Impact of the Asian War 193852
112
Exiles and Survivors The Japanese Peruvians 193852
149
New Colonias and the Older Nikkei Communities 195270
179
Nikkei Communities in Transition Nikkeijin in Peru Brazil Mexico and Japan
225
Looking to the New Century Confronting New Trends and Healing Old Wounds
269
Afterword
285
Glossary
291
Chronology
293
Notes
297
Index
329
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