Immigrants on the Land: Coffee and Society in S?o Paulo, 1886-1934

Holloway, Thomas H.

Published by The University of North Carolina Press, 1980
ISBN 10: 080781430X / ISBN 13: 9780807814307
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Synopsis: When slavery was abolished in 1880, Sao Paulo, Brazil, subsidized the immigration of workers from southern Europe and Japan. Faced with a worldwide coffee market and abundant land for expansion, native planters developed a package of incentives to attract workers, in contrast to the coercive labor systems historically common in other plantation systems. By the 1930s a clear majority of the small and medium-sized coffee farms were owned by first-generation immigrants.

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Title: Immigrants on the Land: Coffee and Society ...
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publication Date: 1980
Book Condition: Good
Edition: 1st Edition.

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Holloway, Thomas H
Published by Univ of N Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA (1980)
ISBN 10: 080781430X ISBN 13: 9780807814307
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Book Description Univ of N Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA, 1980. Hard Cover. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Photos (illustrator). First Edition. Tall 8vo,mint in dj & wrapper, xviii+218 pp. Sao Paulo Brazil & the coffee industry. Rural labour system. 2 million immigrants from S Europe & Japan. Subsidised immigration. Colono contract system for payment. Incentives not coercion. Immigrants come to own small farms. A detailed and well documented study of how migration and the coffee industry developed in Brazil. Size: Tall 8vo. Seller Inventory # 001293

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