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By Jeffrey Lesser,Shuhei Hosokawa,Koichi Mori,Karen Tei Yamashita

During the 1st 1/2 the 20 th century, jap immigrants entered Brazil through the tens of millions. in additional fresh many years that move has been reversed: greater than 200,000 Japanese-Brazilians and their households have relocated to Japan. analyzing those major yet infrequently studied transnational hobbies and the reviews of Japanese-Brazilians, the essays in looking for domestic Abroad reconsider advanced problems with ethnicity and nationwide identification. The contributors—who characterize a few nationalities and disciplines themselves—analyze how the unique jap immigrants, their descendants in Brazil, and the Japanese-Brazilians in Japan sought to slot into the tradition of every kingdom whereas confronting either prejudice and discrimination.

The strategies of domestic and diaspora are engaged and debated during the quantity. Drawing on quite a few sources—oral histories, interviews, deepest papers, motion pictures, myths, and music—the individuals spotlight the function ethnic minorities have performed in developing Brazilian and eastern nationwide identities. The essayists think of the commercial and emotional motivations for migration in addition to various interesting cultural outgrowths akin to jap mystery societies in Brazil. They discover exciting paradoxes, together with the sensation between many Japanese-Brazilians who've migrated to Japan that they're extra "Brazilian" there than they have been in Brazil. Searching for domestic overseas will be of serious curiosity to students of immigration and ethnicity within the Americas and Asia.

Contributors. Shuhei Hosokawa, Angelo Ishi, Jeffrey Lesser, Daniel T. Linger, Koichi Mori, Joshua Hotaka Roth, Takeyuki (Gaku) Tsuda, Keiko Yamanaka, Karen Tei Yamashita

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