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Maritime Transport and Migration: The Connections between Maritime and Migration Networks

Torsten Feys, Lewis R. Fischer, Stephane Hoste, and Stephen Vanfraechem (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893434
eISBN:
9781786944610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893434.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study explores the connection between global maritime and migration networks to better understand the acceleration of the transatlantic migration rate that took place in the latter half of the ... More


The English diaspora in North America: Migration, ethnicity and association, 1730s-1950s

Tanja Bueltmann and Donald M. MacRaild

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526103710
eISBN:
9781526120755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103710.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

From the early eighteenth century, a vibrant English associational culture emerged that was, by many measures, ethnic in character. English ethnic organisations spread across North America from east ... More


New horizons in America

Katrina Navickas

in Protest and the Politics of Space and Place, 1789-1848

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097058
eISBN:
9781526104144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097058.003.0015
Subject:
History, Social History

Political and religious dissenters sought exile in America, where links were well established through trade and emigration. This vignette examines radical visions of America. Radicals envisaged ... More


Admission, Exclusion and Beyond: Which Immigration Policies Are Just?

Peter W. Higgins

in Immigration Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748670260
eISBN:
9780748695126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670260.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Immigration Justice concludes with concrete recommendations for immigration policymaking based in the Priority of Disadvantage Principle (PDP). The first major section of this chapter morally ... More


Emigration

Dawn Littler (ed.)

in Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 2

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128879
eISBN:
9781786944771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128879.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter describes the opportunity Liverpool gave to people wishing to travel across the Atlantic in order to achieve a better life in North America. It charts Liverpool’s success in maintaining ... More


The State and the Small Man

Bryce Evans

in Ireland during the Second World War: Farewell to Plato's Cave

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089510
eISBN:
9781781707531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089510.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter draws together material from the previous chapters to assess the moral and political economy operative in Ireland during the Second World War, and how it impacted upon the ‘small man’ – ... More


The ‘Unorganised’ Emigrationists

Roy Parker

in Uprooted: The Shipment of Poor Children to Canada, 1867-1917

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420145
eISBN:
9781447304142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420145.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Most of the child-emigration ventures eventually became organisations in the sense that their conduct was subject to a measure of control by a management committee, their finances were scrutinised, ... More


An Exercise in Population Management, 1919–1925

Theodora Dragostinova

in Between Two Motherlands: Nationality and Emigration among the Greeks of Bulgaria, 1900-1949

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449451
eISBN:
9780801460685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449451.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the Convention for Emigration of Minorities signed by Bulgaria and Greece in 1919. The Convention detailed the voluntary emigration of minorities between the two Balkan ... More


After ‘Liberation’

Andrew Pearson

in Distant freedom: "St Helena and the abolition of the slave trade, 1840-1872"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781382837
eISBN:
9781781383957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382837.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter examines the lives of St Helena’s liberated Africans after their condemnation to the Crown and subsequent liberation. The freedom afforded to the former slaves was – initially at least – ... More


Saint-Pierre’s exiles: myths of origins and national identity

Jeff Rosen

in Julia Margaret Cameron's 'fancy subjects': Photographic allegories of Victorian identity and empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781784993177
eISBN:
9781526109811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993177.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter examines the colonial context of Cameron’s practice as a photographer, examining her first important fancy subject, Paul and Virginia, the title of a Romantic novel by Jacques-Henri ... More


Reading the Irish Woman: Studies in Cultural Encounter and Exchange, 1714-1960

Gerardine Meaney, Mary O'Dowd, and Bernadette Whelan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318924
eISBN:
9781846319969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318924.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In 1700 few Irishwomen were literate. Most lived in a rural environment, rarely encountered a book or a play or ventured much beyond their own domestic space. By 1960 literacy was universal, all ... More


Bound for California: The Emigration of Chinese Women

Elizabeth Sinn

in Pacific Crossing: Californian Gold, Chinese Migration, and the Making of Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139712
eISBN:
9789888180172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139712.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The emigration of women differed greatly from that of men. Very few Chinese women went to the United States in the 19th century, and among those who did, many had been bought and sold for the highly ... More


The House That Jane Built

Marcus Anthony Hunter and Zandria F. Robinson

in Chocolate Cities: The Black Map of American Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520292826
eISBN:
9780520966178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292826.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The first of three chapters on the power of chocolate cities, this chapter centers the life, activism, and pioneering efforts of abolitionist and black woman lawyer Mary Ann Shadd Cary. Exploring her ... More


Spanish Atlantic History and Culture

Kathryn L. Ness

in Setting the Table: Ceramics, Dining, and Cultural Exchange in Andalucía and La Florida

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781683400042
eISBN:
9781683400271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400042.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

“Spanish-Atlantic History and Culture” provides a brief background on Spanish-Atlantic history and the connections between Andalucía, Spain, and the Americas. The first half of the chapter addresses ... More


Trends in the careers of Irish women doctors: emigration, marriage and the First World War

Laura Kelly

in Irish Women in Medicine, c. 1880s-1920s: Origins, Education and Careers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719088353
eISBN:
9781781704622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088353.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the themes of emigration and marriage and how these affected the careers of Irish women medical graduates. Following this, the chapter investigates whether the First World War ... More


Voice of Emigration

Nikki M. Taylor

in America's First Black Socialist: The Radical Life of Peter H. Clark

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813140773
eISBN:
9780813141428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140773.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter Two examines Clark’s decision to embrace emigration as a response to the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law and the intractability of racism in America. The chapter documents his plans to participate in ... More


Liberia and the U.S. Civil War

Karen Fisher Younger

in This Distracted and Anarchical People: New Answers for Old Questions about the Civil War-Era North

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823245680
eISBN:
9780823252664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245680.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

On July 26, 1847, Liberia declared independence from the American Colonization Society. From the beginning the republic of Liberia enjoyed the support and unofficial cooperation of the United States ... More


Separation And Emigration 1818

Lawrence M. Crutcher

in George Keats of Kentucky: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136882
eISBN:
9780813141411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

George hears about Morris Birkbeck's colonization scheme in Southern Illinois. Abbey and Charles Dilke favor George's emigration, the former for business and the latter for political reasons. George ... More


‘You Have Only Seen the Fortunate Few and Draw Your Conclusion Accordingly’: Behavioural Economics and the Paradox of Scottish Emigration

David Alston

in Global Migrations: The Scottish Diaspora since 1600

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474410045
eISBN:
9781474422512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410045.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter describes the enthusiastic involvement of young Highland Scots, after 1796, in the slave plantations of modern Guyana (the former colonies of Demerara, Essequibo and Berbice). This was ... More


Bulk Passenger Freight Trades, 1750-1870

Lars U. Scholl

in Merchants and Mariners: Selected Maritime Writings of David M. Williams

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128886
eISBN:
9781786944764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128886.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter groups together passenger cargoes - the trade of slaves, emigrants, convicts, servants, and contract labourers - in order to determine the collective characteristics of their passage. ... More


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