Strange Pilgrimages: Exile, Travel, and National Identity in Latin America, 1800-1900s. INGRID E. FEY and KAREN RACINE (eds.): Wilmington, DE: SR Books, 2000.
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Rodríguez, J. (2001). Strange Pilgrimages: Exile, Travel, and National Identity in Latin America, 1800-1900s. INGRID E. FEY and KAREN RACINE (eds.): Wilmington, DE: SR Books, 2000. Estudios Interdisciplinarios De América Latina Y El Caribe, 12(2). Retrieved from http://eial.tau.ac.il/index.php/eial/article/view/1014

Abstract

Those who have spent a substantial amount of time outside of their homelands know that living abroad can give fresh perspective on one's personal and even national identity. Are those insights gleaned abroad of a purely individual nature, or do they in their recorded forms hold promise for the scholarly study of national identity formation? The editors and authors of Strange Pilgrimages: Exile, Travel, and National Identity in Latin America, 1880-1900s answer that question in the affirmative. The volume, a collection of fourteen essays and three short primary texts about Latin Americans' experience abroad, aims to provide "case studies not only for intellectual and social historians but also for all people concerned with the issue of national identity formation"(xi). The book also includes a short but useful bibliography and filmography.
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