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Emigration and the SeaAn Alternative History of Portugal and the Portuguese$
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Malyn Newitt

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780190263935

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263935.001.0001

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The Portuguese Diaspora in Europe

The Portuguese Diaspora in Europe

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(p.151) 8 The Portuguese Diaspora in Europe
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Emigration and the Sea
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Malyn Newitt

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263935.003.0008

Educated Portuguese have often looked abroad for career opportunities and this chapter looks at some categories of these estrangeirados, ranging from princesses to diplomats, political exiles, writers and artists. Parts of Portugal have always been closely integrated into the economy of Spain where seasonal migrants sought work. With the formation of the European Common Market large numbers of Portuguese settled in France and Germany and in more recent times in Switzerland, Luxemburg and Britain. This chapter looks at the experience of emigrants in these countries and reflects on their continuing impact on communities in Portugal. It became more common for emigrants to return either seasonally or on retirement and for them to retain links with the communities from which they departed.

Keywords:   estrangeirados, European Common Market, Portuguese, emigrants, France, Germany, Switzerland, seasonal migrants, political exiles

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