O Brasil Como Destino by Eva Alterman Blay
This book traces the roots of modern Jewish immigration to Sõo Paulo. Sociologist Eva Blay proposes to redeem this history. She gathers information from historical research, as well as interviewing members of the Jewish community. The book contains reports of immigrants from 17 countries -- most of Western Europe -- and different social classes, challenging the stereotype of the rich and successful Jew in Brazil. The author reconstructs the scenarios of immigration over time, discussing why some Jewish immigrants chose Brazil as their destination, where they came from, and why they left their homelands.
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