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Migration and empire

Author: Marjory Harper; Stephen Constantine; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series: Oxford History of the British Empire., Companion Series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A unique comparative overview of the motives, means, and experiences of three main flows of empire migrants from the nineteenth century to the post-colonial period: UK migrants to white settler  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marjory Harper; Stephen Constantine; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780199250936 0199250936 9780198703365 0198703368
OCLC Number: 904770988
Description: XI, [3], 380 s. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction: The British Empire and Empire Migration, 1815 to the 1960s ; 2. Crossing the Atlantic: Migrants and Settlers in Canada ; 3. A Land of Perpetual Summer: Australian Experiences ; 4. Sheep and Sunshine: New Zealand ; 5. Africa South of the Sahara ; 6. Exile into Bondage? Non-White Migrants and Settlers ; 7. Immigration and the Heart of Empire ; 8. A Civilizing Influence? The Female Migrant ; 9. Children of the Poor: Child and Juvenile Migration ; 10. The Emigration Business ; 11. The Homecoming Migrant ; 12. Afterword: The Politics of Migration and the End of Empire
Series Title: Oxford History of the British Empire., Companion Series.
Responsibility: Marjory Harper and Stephen Constantine.

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