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News on the American Dream

A History of the Portuguese Press in the United States

News on the American Dream traces the development of the PortugueseAmerican press from its beginnings in the late nineteenth century to the present, taking readers from the East Coast to Hawaii, with strategic stops in places with large Portuguese communities, including New Bedford, Massachusetts; Oakland, California; and Newark, New Jersey. Alberto Pena Rodríguez's nuanced analysis of the political, economic, social, and cultural roles played by these publications proves how important they were for the PortugueseAmerican community and the history of the ethnic press in the United States. Fascinating narratives about the founders, editors, and owners of these publications—and their challenges, squabbles, and successes—round out this engaging study.

About the Authors

ALBERTO PENA RODRGUEZ is professor of propaganda history at the University of Vigo in Spain.

SERENA RIVERA is visiting assistant professor in the Department of Hispanic Languages & Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh.
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