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Hard labour : the forgotten voices of Latvian migrant 'volunteer' workers

Author: Linda McDowell
Publisher: Oxfordshire [England] ; New York, New York : Routledge, 2013. ©2005
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McDowell, Linda, 1949-
Hard labour : the forgotten voices of Latvian migrant 'volunteer' workers.
Oxfordshire, [England] ; New York, New York : Routledge, 2013, ©2005
xi, 219 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Linda McDowell
ISBN: 9781315066615 1315066610
OCLC Number: 889303206
Description: 1 online resource (237 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Introduction: looking back to the 1940s and 1950s; Thinking though gender: theorising migration, memory and identity; Disciplining bodies: Exile and involuntary labour; From foreign workers to displaced persons: life in the camps; Becoming an EVW: from displaced person to economic migrant; Survival strategies: women's dual roles in post-war Britain; Place, locality and gendered local cultures; Yearning for 'home': narratives of belonging and imagined community; Conclusions.
Responsibility: Linda McDowell.

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