Migration, Race and Nationhood in Argentina

@article{Bastia2014MigrationRA,
  title={Migration, Race and Nationhood in Argentina},
  author={Tanja Bastia and Matthias vom Hau},
  journal={Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies},
  year={2014},
  volume={40},
  pages={475 - 492}
}
Argentina has been a country of immigration since the Republican period. Moreover migration has played a key role in the construction of Argentinian nationhood. This paper traces migration policies and official accounts of migration from the nineteenth century to the present day in order to analyse the role of migration in nation-making. We argue that migration policies and official accounts of migration have changed significantly over the last 150 years. Yet, at least until the most recent… 

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