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Latin America: Japanese Immigrant History, Life & Values

(see also Japanese American History, Life & Values)

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On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

Cardoso, Ruth Correia Leite. "O papel das associações juvenis na aculturação dos japoneses," Revista de Antropologia 7,1-2 (6 & 12/59):101-22.

__________. "O agricultor e o profissional liberal entre os japoneses no Brasil," in E. Schaden (ed.) Homem, cultura e sociedade (Petrópolis, 1972), pp. 363-73.

Eidt, Robert C. "A note on Japanese farmers in the Cauca valley, Colombia," Revista Geográfica 18,44 (1956):41-51.

Hastings, Donald. "Japanese emigration & assimilation in Brazil," International Migration Review 3,2 (1969):32-53.

Hauser, Henri. "Japanese immigration in Brazil," New Mexico Quarterly Review 12 (1942):5-17.

Irie, Toraji. "History of Japanese migration to Peru, part III (conclusion) (trans. William Himel)," Hispanic American Historical Review 32 (1952):73-82.

Kumasaka, Y. & H. Saito. "Kachigumi: a collective delusion among the Japanese & their descendents in Brazil," Canadian Psychiatric Association Journal 15 (1970):167-75.

Linger, Daniel. "Brazil displaced: restaurant 51 in Nagoya, Japan," Horizontes Antropológicos (Porto Alegre) 3,5 (7/97):181-203.

Maeyama, Takashi. "Ancestor, emperor & immigrant: religion & group identification of the Japanese in rural Brazil (1908-1950)," Journal of Inter-American Studies 14 (1972):151-82.

__________. "Ethnicity, secret societies & associations: the Japanese in Brazil," Comparative Studies in Society & History 21 (1979):589-610.

Nash, D. & L.C. Shaw. "Personality & adaptation in an overseas enclave," Human Organization 21 (win 1962-3):252-63. Japanese of Isla de Pinos, Cuba.

Normano, J.F. "Japanese emigration to Brazil," Pacific Affairs 7,1 (1934):42-61.

Nutting, Maureen Murphy. "Transnational identity issues for Japanese Brazilians in the 1930s & 40s," Community College Humanities Journal (2001).

Reichl, Christopher A. "Stages in the historical process of ethnicity: the Japanese in Brazil, 19089-1988," Ethnohistory 42,1 (win 95):31-62.

Rippy, J. Fred. "The Japanese in Latin America," Interamerican Economic Affairs 3,1 (1949-50):50-65.

Saito, Hiroshi. "A aculturação dos japoneses no Brasil e Perú," Revista do Museu Paulista 14 (1963):269-76.

__________ y Arlinda Rocha Nogueira. "Inmigración de japoneses en Brasil," in B. Leander (coord.) Europa, Asia y Africa en América Latina y el Caribe (México, 1969).

Sims, Harold D. "Japanese post-war migration to Brazil," International Migration Review 6,3 (1972):246-65.

Tigner, James L. "Shindo remmei: Japanese nationalism in Brazil," Hispanic American Historical Review 41 (1961):515-32.

__________. "The Ryukyuans in Peru, 1906-1952," The Americas 35,1 (7/78).

Titiev, Mischa. "The Japanese colony in Peru," Far Eastern Quarterly 110,3 (1951):227-47.

Weiss, Martin D. "Dyads & groups: a quantitative study of social ties among Japanese immigrants in Brazil," Papers in Anthropology 16,1 (spr 75).

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Cintra, José T. La migración japonesa en Brasil (1908-1958) (México: Colegio de México, 1971).

Conroy, Hilary & T. Scott Miyakawa (eds.) East Across the Pacific: Historical & Sociological Studies of Japanese Immigration & Assimilation (4 vols.; Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 1972).

Fujii, Yukio & T. Lynn Smith. The Acculturation of Japanese Immigrants in Brazil (Gainesville: U. of Florida, 1959).

Gardiner, C. Harvey. The Japanese & Peru, 1873-1973 (Albuquerque: U. of New Mexico, 1975).

Hirabayashi, Lane Ryo ; Akemi Kikumura-Yano & James A. Hirabayashi (eds.) New Worlds, New Lives: Globalization & People of Japanese Descent in the Americas & from Latin America in Japan (Stanford: Stanford, 2002).

Leão, Waldemar Carneiro. A crise da migração japonesa no Brasil (1930-1934): contornos diplomáticos (Brasília, 1990).

Lobo, Bruno. Do Japonez a Brasileiro (Rio de Janeiro, 1932). Author a leading protagonist of Japanese immigration.

Masterson, Daniel with Sayaka Funada-Classen. The Japanese in Latin America (Urbana: U. of Illinois, 2004).

Morimoto, Amelia. Los inmigrantes japoneses en el Peru (Lima, 1979).

Normano, J.F. & Antonello Gerbi. The Japanese in South America (NY, 1943).

Saito, Hiroshi. O japones no Brasil: estudo de mobilidade e fixação (São Paulo, 1961).

__________ e Takashi Maeyama. Assimilação e integração dos japoneses no Brasil (Petrópolis, 1973).

Staniford, Philip. Pioneers in the Tropics: The Political Organization of a Japanese Immigrant Community in Brazil (London, 1973). Tome Açu, Pará in the Amazon Valley.

Tigner, James L. The Okinawans in Latin America (unpub. PhD. Stanford, 1956).

Vieira, Francisca Isabel Schurig. O japones na frente de expansão paulista: o procso de absorção do japones em Marília (São Paulo, 1973).

Willems, Emílio. Aspectos da aculturação dos japoneses no Estado de São Paulo (São Paulo, 1948).

In the Library: Fiction

Sakurai, Célia. Romanceiro da imigração japonesa (São Paulo, 1973).

Yamashita, Karen Tei. Brazil Maru (Minneapolis: Coffee House, 1992). Novel of a Japanese utopian Socialist settlement in early 20th-c. São Paulo.

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Gaijin, a Brazilian Odyssey (Gaijin, os caminhos da liberdade)" [1980], dir. Tizuka Yamasaki, 112m. From New Yorker Films. Struggles of Japanese immigrants to Brazil.

"Gaijin II" [2003], dir. Tizuka Yamasaki, 140m.

"Japan Across the Seas (Japón a través de los mares) [1998], dir. Mabel Maio, 48m. From Latin American Video Archives. Documentary on Japanese migration to Argentina.

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