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Immigration and asylum from 1900 to present

Author: Matthew J Gibney; Randall Hansen; ABC-Clio Information Services.
Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA : ABC CLIO, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive and timely examination of the history and current status of immigrants and refugees-their stories, the events that led to their movement, and the place of these movements in contemporary history and politics. Across a 20th century marked by world wars, regional conflicts, rising and collapsing empires, and the dawn of globalization, the flow of immigrants and asylum seekers reached unprecedented  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gibney, Matthew J.
Immigration and Asylum : From 1900 to the Present.
Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, ©2005
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew J Gibney; Randall Hansen; ABC-Clio Information Services.
ISBN: 1576077977 9781576077979
OCLC Number: 370061833
Notes: Title from title page (viewed 19 Dec. 2006).
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 1,095 pages)
Contents: Preliminaries; Contents; Preface; Volume 1: Entries A to I; Volume 2: Entries J to Z; Volume 3: Documents; Index.
Responsibility: Matthew J. Gibney, Randall Hansen, editors.

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A comprehensive and timely examination of the history and current status of immigrants and refugees-their stories, the events that led to their movement, and the place of these movements in contemporary history and politics. Across a 20th century marked by world wars, regional conflicts, rising and collapsing empires, and the dawn of globalization, the flow of immigrants and asylum seekers reached unprecedented levels. And though America was by far the most popular destination, immigration (voluntary and otherwise) affected virtually every corner of the globe and continues in record numbers to.

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