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Title Empire, migration and identity in the British world / edited by Kent Fedorowich and Andrew S. Thompson
Published Manchester, uk : Manchester univ press, 2013
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2013


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 MELB  325.241 Fed/Ema  AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 275 pages ; 25 cm
Series Studies in imperialism
Studies in imperialism (Manchester, England)
Contents Contents note continued: 10.̀I'm a citizen of the world': late twentieth-century British emigration and global identities - the end of the ̀British World'? / A. James Hammerton -- 11.Multiculturalism, decolonisation and immigration: integration policy in Britain and France after the Second World War / Andrew S. Thompson
Machine generated contents note: 1.Malthus and the uses of British emigration / Eric Richards -- 2.̀Sprung from ourselves': British interpretations of mid-nineteenth-century racial demographics / Kathrin Levitan -- 3.Religious nationalism and clerical emigrants to Australia, 1828-1900 / Hilary M. Carey -- 4.Resistance and accommodation in Christian mission: Welsh Presbyterianism in Sylhet, Eastern Bengal, 1860-1940 / Aled Jones -- 5.Asian migration and the British World, c. 1850-c. 1914 / Rachel Bright -- 6.Righting the record? British child migration: the case of the Middlemore Homes, 1872-1972 / Michele Langfield -- 7.Travelling colonist: British emigration and the construction of Anglo-Canadian privilege / Lisa Chilton -- 8.̀Dear Grace ... Love Maidie': interpreting a migrant's letters from Australia, 1926-67 / Stephen Constantine -- 9.Staying on or going ̀home'? Settlers' decisions upon Zambian independence / Jo Duffy --
Summary This volume brings together established scholars with a new generation of migration and transnational historians. Their work weaves together the 'new' imperial and the 'new' migration histories, and explores the interplay of migration within and between the local, regional, imperial, and transnational arenas
Notes Papers based on a conference held in Bristol, 2007
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject British -- Foreign countries -- History -- Congresses.
British -- Foreign countries -- History.
Group identity -- Great Britain -- Congresses.
Group identity -- Great Britain.
National characteristics, British -- Congresses.
National characteristics, British.
United Kingdom -- Colonies -- History -- Congresses.
United Kingdom -- Colonies -- History.
Great Britain -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Great Britain -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Fedorowich, Kent, 1959- editor of compilation
Thompson, Andrew S. (Andrew Stuart), 1968- editor of compilation
LC no. 2013388550
ISBN 0719089565