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Welcoming the Undesirables: Brazil and the Jewish Question

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Jeffrey Lesser's invaluable book tells the poignant and puzzling story of how earlier this century, in spite of the power of anti-Semitic politicians and intellectuals, Jews made their exodus to Brazil, "the land of the future." What motivated the Brazilian government, he asks, to create a secret ban on Jewish entry in 1937 just as Jews desperately sought refuge from ...more
Paperback, 300 pages
Published January 6th 1995 by University of California Press (first published December 7th 1994)
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