Date of Award


Document Type

Open Access Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)


Public Affairs/International Relations

First Advisor

Edmund Beard


The Odisseia Portuguesa (Portuguese Odyssey) is an attempt to describe the adventures and search for better living abroad of a people--their pains, agonies, frustrations, anxieties, complex social, economic, psychological, linguistic and cultural experiences in a land to which immigrants now call home. Although the focus is on the Portuguese in Hudson, Massachusetts, it is safe to say that the setting could really be anywhere in any land to which they immigrate, with the exception, of course, of other lands where the culture and language are not too different (ex. Brazil...).


This thesis was printed in 4 volumes, which are available for download under the Volumes/Additional Files list on this page.

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