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Author Borges, Marcelo J.

Title Chains of gold : Portuguese migration to Argentina in transatlantic perspective / by Marcelo J. Borges
Published Leiden, NL : Brill, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 353 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Studies in global social history ; v. 2
Studies in global social history ; v. 2
Contents Maria vai com as outras (Monkey see, monkey do) -- Migration in context : society, economy, and population in rural Algarve -- Regional patterns of migration : a systems approach -- Chains of gold : migratory networks in two Portuguese immigrant communities -- Making a living and making a life : economic and social adaptation
Summary Using a systems approach, this book examines how transatlantic labor migrations were linked to European circuits of geographic mobility, and explores the development of social networks that were crucial in Portuguese migrantsa (TM) socioeconomic adaptation in the Argentine pampas and Patagonia
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Immigrants -- Argentina -- History.
Portuguese -- Argentina -- Economic conditions.
Portuguese -- Argentina -- History.
Portuguese -- Argentina -- Social conditions.
Social networks -- Argentina -- History.
Algarve (Portugal) -- Economic conditions.
Algarve (Portugal) -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Algarve (Portugal) -- Social conditions.
Argentina -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Portugal -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009012410
ISBN 1282401505
9004176489 (cloth)
9047429923 (electronic bk.)
9789004176485 (cloth)
9789047429920 (electronic bk.)