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Tales of transit : narrative migrant spaces in Atlantic perspective, 1850-1950

Author: Michael Boyden; Hans Krabbendam; Liselotte Vandenbussche
Publisher: [Amsterdam] : Amsterdam University Press, ©2013.
Series: American studies (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
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Tales of transit.
[Amsterdam] : Amsterdam University Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Boyden; Hans Krabbendam; Liselotte Vandenbussche
ISBN: 904851875X 9789048518753 9048518768 9789048518760
OCLC Number: 875999538
Description: 1 online resource (242 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Central Eastern Europeans in the Euro-Atlantic Migration System Before the First World War --
The "Floating Homeland" : The Ship as a "Connectivity Space" in Greek Migrant and Public Discourse --
A Lasting Transit in Antwerp: Eastern European Jewish Migrants On Their Way to the New World, 1900-1925 --
Shtetl on the High Seas : The Jewish Emigration from Eastern Europe and the Cross Oceanic Experience --
The Transatlantic Voyage as a Translational Process : What Migrant Letters Can Tell Us --
Decisions in Transit : The Case of Scandinavian Immigrants to Argentina --
German Colonists in Southern Brazil: Navigating Multiple Identities on the Brazilian Frontier --
Traveling Between Languages and Literatures : A Spatial Analysis of The Family Tree by Margo Glantz --
Steamships, Hospitals, and Funerals: Liminal Spaces in Nineteenth- Century Liverpool's Narratives of Transit --
Heavenly Sensations and Communal Celebrations : Experiences of Liminality in Transatlantic Journeys --
Competing Fictionalizations of the Lower East Side : Abraham Cahan's The Rise of David Levinsky and Michael Gold's Jews Without Money --
Kishinev Redux : Pogrom, Purim, Patrimony.
Series Title: American studies (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Responsibility: Michael Boyden, Hans Krabbendam, and Liselotte Vandenbussche (eds.).
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Tales of Transit provides a fascinating perspective of the agency, reflections, and translations of dynamic men and women crossing the Atlantic to many destinations in the Americas. They critiqued Read more...

 
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