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“American by Paper”: Azorean and Azorean American Literacy Lives

Kate Vieira

in American by Paper: How Documents Matter in Immigrant Literacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816697519
eISBN:
9781452954226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697519.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Azoreans’ transnational letter writing and other literacy practices became entangled in state bureaucracies, as they wrote to attain legal papers. In this process, they did not use literacy to ... More


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