Brazilian-Americans in the New York Metropolitan Area:

A Guide for Americans and Brazilians

 

Patrick Louis Cooney, Ph. D.

 

 

Home Page of Dr. Patrick L. Cooney   email: plc47@optonline.net


TABLE OF CONTENTS


Introduction

Brazilian Immigration

What Americans Should Know About Brazilians

What Brazilians and Americans Should Know About American Racial Relationships


NEW YORK SITES:

Manhattan

Queens

Port Chester, Westchester County

Mount Vernon, Westchester County


NEW JERSEY SITES:

Harrison and Kearny

Ironbound District of Newark:

Introduction

Ferry Street (the main drag)

Churches

Library

Social Clubs and Parks

Restaurants in the Ironbound District

Other Sites:


Brazilian Festivals

Brazilian Newspapers and Magazines

Brazilian Music and Dance

Brazilian Movies

Brazilian Food and Food Products

Restaurant Terms

Some Misunderstandings: Brazilian Sensualists and American Puritans

"Go-Go Girls"

A Note to Brazilians: How to Be a Success in the United States

Learning Portuguese Via Brazilian Music (along with some language tips)


Useful Web Sites

Bibliography

 


A Short Brazilian History:

Introduction

Chapter 1. Settlement and Slavery, to 1719

Chapter 2. The Movement Towards an Independent Brazil

Chapter 3. Weak, Decentralized Government and Regional Conflict

Chapter 4. The End of Slavery

Chapter 5. Early Republic (Coffee-with-Milk Alliance) to Military Coup (1889-1930)

Chapter 6. Government Instability (1930-present)


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