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The battle of Britishness : migrant journeys, 1685 to the present

The battle of Britishness : migrant journeys, 1685 to the present

Author: Tony Kushner
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st paperback edView all editions and formats

Analyzing the history and memory of migrant journeys, covering not only the response of politicians and the public but also literary and artistic representations, then and now, Kushner's volume sheds  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Kushner
ISBN: 9780719066412 0719066417 9780719066405 0719066409
OCLC Number: 897079663
Description: 318 Seiten ; 24 cm
Contents: Section 1: Introduction and contextsIntroduction1. Britishness, entry and exclusion2. Constructing migrant journeysSection 2: Early journeys, 1685 to 18803. Huguenot journeys: Constructing the refugees4. Volga Germans in the late nineteenth century: from refugees to foreign paupersSection 3: The Nazi era5. Constructing (another) ideal refugee journey: the Kinder6. The St Louis and after: Refugee journeys without end?Section 4: Colonial and postcolonial journeys7. The Empire Windrush: The making of an iconic British journey8. Stowaways and others: racism and alternative journeys into BritishnessSection 5: Conclusions9. Britishness and the nature of migrant journeysBibliographyIndex -- .
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alive with the spirit of adventure that informs migrationIn The Battle of Britishness he [Kushner] shows his mastery of the field through interweaving constant connections between past and present Read more...

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