Leaving America: the new expatriate generation

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Wennersten (emeritus, American studies, U. of Maryland) profiles the characteristics of the American expatriate diaspora. He describes the different populations of expatriates around the world, examining their motivations for leaving the United States and their experiences with living abroad. Individual chapters discuss expatriates who have left for political reasons, African American expatriates, and women expatriates. Chapters are also presented examining expatriate experiences in Asia and in Latin America, as well as in what Wennersten dubs "the expatriate countries:" Canada, Israel, Australia, and New Zealand. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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table_of_contents Explaining expatriate motivation -- The expatriate archipelago -- Dissenters, tax fugitives, and utopians -- The expatriate countries : Canada, Israel, Australia, and New Zealand -- Black exiles and sojourners -- Women expatriates -- Go east, young man -- Gringo gulch : retired expatriates and sojourners in Latin America -- The return of the native.
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