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Title Migrations in the German lands, 1500-2000 / edited by Jason Coy, Jared Poley, and Alexander Schunka
Edition First edition
Published New York : Berghahn, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 257 pages)
Series SPEKTRUM : publications of the German Studies Association ; volume 13
Spektrum (New York, N.Y.) ; v. 13
Contents Migration in the German lands : an introduction / Alexander Schunka -- Martyrdom and its discontents : the martyr as a motif of migration in early modern Europe / Andrew McKenzie-McHarg -- Penal migration in early modern Germany / Jason Coy -- No return? : from temporary exile to permanent immigration in the early modern era / Alexander Schunka -- Inventing immigrant traditions in eighteenth-century Germany : the Huguenots in context / Ulrich Niggemann -- Between economic interest and nationalism : the policy regarding Polish seasonal rural workers in the German Empire before 1914 / Roland Gehrke -- Elite migration to Germany : the Anglo-American Colony in Dresden before World War I / Nadine Zimmerli -- Immigration in Weimar Germany / Jochen Oltmer -- Coming home? : the return of Italian and German Jews to their countries of origin after the Holocaust / Anna Koch -- On the move and putting down roots : transnationalism and integration among Yugoslav guest workers in West Germany / Christopher A. Molnar -- Sifting Germans from Yugoslavs : co-ethnic selection, Danube Swabian migrants, and the contestation of Aussiedler immigration in West Germany in the 1950s and 1960s / Jannis Panagiotidis -- Staging immigration history as urban history : a new "lieu de memoire"? / Bettina Severin-Barboutie -- Afterword / Jared Poley
Summary "Migration to, from, and within German-speaking lands has been a dynamic force in Central European history for centuries. Exemplifying some of the most exciting recent research on historical mobility, the essays collected here reconstruct the experiences of vagrants, laborers, religious exiles, refugees, and other migrants during the last five hundred years of German history. With diverse contributions ranging from early modern martyrdom to post-Cold War commemoration efforts, this volume identifies revealing commonalities shared by different eras while also placing the German case within the broader contexts of European and global migration; 'This well-edited, well-written volume represents an important contribution to migration history. Its distinctiveness lies both in its focus on immigration to and within Germany--as opposed to German emigration to other lands--and its unusually broad chronological range, including a welcome emphasis on the early modern period'--James Melton, Emory University"--Publisher's website
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Immigrants -- Europe, German-speaking -- History
Immigrants -- Germany -- History
Migration, Internal -- Europe, German-speaking -- History
Migration, Internal -- Germany -- History
Emigration and immigration.
HISTORY -- Europe -- Germany.
Migration, Internal.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Emigration & Immigration.
Europe, German-speaking -- Emigration and immigration -- History
Germany -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
German-speaking Europe.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Coy, Jason Philip, 1970- editor.
Poley, Jared, 1970- editor.
Schunka, Alexander, 1972- editor.
ISBN 1785331450