The Cape Verdean Diaspora in Portugal

The Cape Verdean Diaspora in Portugal : Colonial Subjects in a Postcolonial World

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A challenging portrait of the Cape Verdeans in Portugal; it is the only ethnographic study of its kind. Luis Batalha focuses simultaneously on former colonial subjects-cum-labor migrants and the elite, former colonialist, strata of society. The result of this comparative study lays bare the socio-cultural dynamics of race, gender, and post colonialism in the Cape Verde community.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 264 pages
  • 149.86 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 453.59g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0739107976
  • 9780739107973
  • 2,181,898

About Luis Batalha

Luis Batalha is Assistant Professor at the Instituto Superior de Ciencias Sociais e Politicas in Lisbon, Portugal.show more

Table of contents

Chapter 1 The Cape Verde Islands Chapter 2 The Origin and Transformation of Cape Verdean Society Chapter 3 The Creation of "the Cape Verde Man" Chapter 4 The Portuguese Cape Verdean "Elite" Chapter 5 The Cape Verdean Labor Migrants Chapter 6 The Cape Verdeans: Views from Withoutshow more